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Ep. 348: Eating Walrus and Whale with An Igloo Boy

Ep. 348: Eating Walrus and Whale with An Igloo Boy

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Topics discussed: Growing up in a sod igloo; when bears make sense and humans don't; all of Seth's books and his latest, A Thousand Trails Home: Living with Caribou; getting married on the day of Custer's death at The Little Bighorn; when a bear gets into a car for snacks, locks himself inside, then expires from the heat; the most complete 35,000-year-old baby mammoth ever found; the Blue Tarp Tribe; The Living Light Rainbow hippy people destroying public land; Project Chariot; traveling by dog team; race relations in the Arctic; growing up afraid of The National Park Service; lining up with the seasons; the fish of a million names; sheefish through the ice; on the bone; the freezer as a prolonged wasting machine; a lunch of dried caribou and raw bowhead muktuk; dipping fat in fat; snow ice cream; fermented as a euphemism for rotten; how Alaska's proposed Ambler Road construction project is an horrific threat to wildlife, the Brooks Range, and native culture; the complexity of native corporations; and more. 

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