Journal of the Canadian Dietetic Association 1971:137-141. Tyrrell JW: Across the Sub-Arctic of Canada. Hoffman D, Libbey D, Spearman G: Nuiqsut: Land Use Values Through Time in the Nuiqsut Area, vol. Saying fox in African Languages. Friesen TM, Arnold CD: Zooarchaeology of a focal resource: Dietary importance of Beluga Whales to the Precontact Mackenzie Inuit. A Welsh name that means "White foot print" 0: Blue. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution; 1978: 743-747. Unlike other meats, Inuit did not eat raw fox meat; it was boiled for at least an hour. thick, warm fur that was prized for clothing. 10 Symbolic Powers of the Fox ~ Totem, Energies & Magic ~. The red fox (Vulpes vulpes) is the most widespread wild carnivore and occurs across most of North America, except the high arctic and some parts of coastal British Columbia, the Rocky Mountains, and southwestern United States. edn. search for seal dens in the spring, because the foxes, also hunting young seal Foxes are found in almost every habitat, from the arctic tundra to southern deserts. Edited by Hall E. Yelloknife: Department of Renewable Resources Government of th Northwest Territories; 1989: 43-50. Peel River Kutchin (Gwich’in), Crow River Kutchin and Tahltan trapped cross foxes for their fur and consumed fox during times of famine [23, 40]. Given that arctic foxes were excellent at finding food beneath deep snow, which they marked with urine, Inuit could follow fox to locate buried meat of other traditional food species [35]. Cultures that also consumed fox meat on occasion include the Ingalik, Vunta Kutchin (Gwich’in), Kwakiutl (Kwakwaka'wakw), Assiniboine, Plains Cree, Huron and Montagnais-Naskapi (Innu) [4-12]. Eskimo and Inuit Names for Huskies and Other Dog Breeds. edn. It was common to find arctic fox in Northwestern Alaska, especially if food was nearby [51]. Fox was appreciated more for its pelt quality than its food value [1]; nevertheless, the animal was a source of sustenance for Koyukon and Inuit [2, 3]. Edited by Damas D. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution; 1984: 415-424. hunt in the obscurity of dusk, and wished for the light to go away. Boas F: The Central Eskimo. Whenever anyone used words, strange things would happen. In: The Central Eskimo. Fox was appreciated more for its pelt quality than its food value [1]; nevertheless, the animal was a source of sustenance for Koyukon and Inuit [2, 3]. Find an Inuit name that reflects its breed's heritage and personality. Fox brings the animal magic of : charm, curiosity, luck Laura shares some beautiful insights about the Symbolic Meaning of Fox on this video ~ Enjoy! In: The Social Economy of the Tlingit Indians. Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada: The Canadian Indian: Yukon and Northwest Territories. Ottawa: National Musem of Man; 1979: 26-41. Wyatt D: Thompson. Since then, night and day take turns shining over Earth, and the fox and the hare take turns finding food as well. A In: Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 5: Arctic. North American foxes include the Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus), the red fox (V. vulpes), and the swift fox (V. velox). Christensen J: Nutrition. Black bear (Ursus americanus). Fox was generally trapped in winter, sometimes starting as early as the end of September; however the official fox trapping season was from December first to April fifteenth [16, 34, 35]. Fox symbols and totem medicine: cleverness, agility, play, feminine empowerment. Saskatoon: Institute for Northern Studies, University of Saskatchewan; 1973: 12-47. The Thompson caught fox by forcing them out of their dens with fire or digging them out [29]. Birket-Smith K, DeLaguna F. In: The Eyak Indians of the Copper River Delta, Alaska. 21. Spencer RF: North Alaska Coast Eskimo. Red fox remains were also found at the Cabin Onondaga archeological site [62]. Inuit; and (b) its use is widespread in Native communities in Alaska.) 16. Please find below many ways to say fox in different languages. The Plains Cree are reported to have eaten swift fox [7]. For example, when Tiriganiaq, the fox, met Ukaliq, an Arctic hare, the fox said, "Dark, dark," … They feel it was made up during the 1950’s when printmaking was introduced and somebody tried to translate the word … edn. Wilson DE, Ruff S: The Smithsonian book of North American mammals. Tikaani – Wolf (Inuit) Wanda – Eagle (Sioux) Chayton – Falcon (Sioux) Tobey – Dance (Hopi) Honiahaka – Little Wolf (Cheyenne) Micco – Chief (Seminole) Source: flickr.com. n/a: The Pennsylvania State University; 1983. Like a lemming, For the Attawapiskat Cree, fox was an emergency food eaten only in times of starvation or famine [19, 21]. GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES OF PLACES IN THE ARTIC Edited by Damas D. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution; 1984: 463-475. Webster GS: Northern Iroquoian Hunting: An Optimization Approach. IV No. Foxes are carnivorous mammals and are the smallest wild member of the dog family, that also includes wolves and coyotes. edn. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press; 1961: 54-86. Arctic 1996, 49 (3):256-264. Adults typically weigh 2.1 kg and live in family groups on a territory with more than 15 dens, where they spent most day light hours. Edited by Helm J. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution; 1981: 169-189. Traditionally, foxes were trapped for meat and pelts, which could be made into Eskimo Huskies are known to be very friendly, alert, as well as intelligent. Fox brings the spirit animal energies of : mischief, magic, opportunity. New York: AMS Press; 1975. 19.Taking Away the Sun. 55. 204:59-90. 10 Symbolic Powers of the Fox ~ Totem, Energies & Magic ~. 40. Mandelbaum DG: The Plains Cree: An Ethnographic, Historical, and Comparative Study, vol. The Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) is the most cold-adapted member of the dog family with a circumpolar distribution mainly above 60º N. In North America, they occur along Arctic coastal areas and extend southward across Northwest Territories and eastward up to northern Ontario, Quebec, and Newfoundland. Cultures reported to also trap fox included Tutchone, Okanagan, Chippewa (Anishinabek), Thompson (N'laka'pamux), Eyak, Middle Columbia River Salish, Tlingit, Spokane, Kalispel, Mistissini Cree and Quebec Inuit [1, 26-34]. In: Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 5: Arctic. rabies, so that the number can be reduced" (IOHP 180). 16.Other Men. 1st edition. ILANNAQ f Inuit. edn. Since then, night and day take turns shining over Earth, and the fox and the hare take turns finding food as well. For more Inuktitut animal names and to hear Inuktitut children pronouncing them, go to Awesome Arctic Animals. Although red fox pelt was found in Northwestern Alaska, it is thought that they were probably only acquired through trade [51]. 23. In: Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 15: Northeast. Edited by Trigger BG. edn. For the Inuit, the Sun is generally seen as a woman, and the Moon as a man. Nooses and weights were also placed cleverly so that when the fox attempted to eat the bait he would be strangled by a noose or, in the case of a deadfall, a pile of rocks would fall on the animal. The Micmac ate fresh fox meat and also smoked it. Fairbanks: University of Alaska; 1988. The circumpolar Arctic and Subarctic are regions of extreme conditions with a harsh climate, stunted vegetation, long winters and extended periods of darkness. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find. In addition to using the fur, Micmac used the fat as an ointment and the ulna was used to make awls [63]. Similarly, the Okanagan and Southwestern Chippewa traveled to lodges or hunting grounds in winter to trap small animals, including fox [28, 30]. could supply a family with rifles, ammunition, tea, pots, fuel, and other items. In: Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 6: Subarctic. McGee JT: The Seasonal Round of Activities. The stones were eventually replaced, blocking the exit and trapping the fox. Fitzhugh WW: Paleo-Eskimo Cultures of Greenland. 29. to be hungry" and did not come to the traps. edn. The word repeated by the hare had stronger magic than the fox’s word. McFadyen Clark A: Koyukon. It means my God is an oath. In: Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 6: Subarctic. Victoria: British Columbia Department of Education; 1966. 37. This is a list of lexemes rather than of words. Regina: Canadian Plains Research Center; 1979. Washington: Government Printing Office; 1885. The Salish used fox flesh in soups and stews [16, 47]. 1. Speck FG, Dexter RW: Utilization of animals and plants by the Micmac Indians of New Brunswick. Heidenreich CE: Huron. In: Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 12: Plateau. Red foxes are most often rusty red with a white belly and chin, but can also be black, silver or crossed between these colour morphs. Like caribou, foxes Anthropological Publications Vol. Omushkego Cree are reported to have consumed small quantities of arctic fox [55] and Dogrib caught arctic fox on the tundra [56]. 1. Raby S, Bone RM, Shannon EN: An Historic and Ethnographic Account to the 1920's. Edited by Bone RM. edn. Inuit religion is the shared spiritual beliefs and practices of the Inuit (), an indigenous people from Alaska, Canada, and Greenland. foxes always crowded around. Lahren SL, Jr.: Kalispel. Roughly, a lexeme can be thought of as an independent vocabulary item or dictionary entry. 7. 10. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press; 1999. 57. Third, verbs are indicated by the ending "-uq" on the Eskimo word and "-s" on the English gloss. 32. Inuit people are strict followers of animism, which explains their love for spiritual names, such as Nuliajuk, which means a ‘woman with a fin, who is the leader of all the seals in the sea’, Ijiraq, which means ‘caribou like spirit’, and Nanurluk, which is the name of a mythical, large polar bear. Your husky is affectionate, friendly with dogs and people, intelligent, and athletic. In places where they co-occur, red fox can displace the Arctic fox. Bitch dog in heat — Malikatâk. Remains of fox were commonly found at the Independence I Paleo-Eskimo archeological site but were rare at the Independence II site at Peary Land [22]. Toronto: Coles Publishing Company; 1973. Prior to the fur trade and contact with Europeans, arctic fox was hunted occasionally for the meat and fur [35, 57]; however by the 1960s Inuit focused on the pelt/fur, fashioning neck warmers out of the tails and selling the pelts for cash [23, 35, 58], making arctic fox an important economic resource for Inuit [59]. Choose an Inuit name for your male or female dog using the list below or use these Inuit names as inspiration for a different dog name. edn. 22.Why the Moon Waxes and Wanes. revised edition. Snow JH: Ingalik. 0: Olwen. Traditional trapping methods included many variations of deadfalls, pitfalls, and snares; however these were quickly replaced with metal traps when they became available [39, 40]. 43. Like other members of the dog family, foxes have a pointed muzzle with long canine teeth, dense fur, a big bushy tail, and large erect ears. 24. Inuit Culture. In: The Material Culture of the Mistassini. Jissika: Inuit form of Jessica. They are also great scavengers, and Inuit food caches had 49. 17. 53. Ikiaq: Red spruce in Inuit language. Henriksen G: Davis Inlet, Labrador. 59. Harmon DW. He quietly slipped up to the house and on entering saw a most beautiful woman dressed in skin clothing of wondrous make. To find out more about Pirurvik, our programs and services, visit www.pirurvik.cawww.pirurvik.ca Rogers ES: The Quest for Food and Furs: The Mistassini Cree, 1953-1954. In contrast, the Huron, who had limited access to meat, relished fox, which was eaten several times a year at feasts [21]. One is the story of a fox trailing fire across the sky, as reflected in their word for the lights, “revontulet,” which literally translates to “Firefox.” The other belief is that the phenomenon is caused by the spume that comes from the blowhole on a whale's back. Edited by Helm J. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution; 1981: 291-299. edn. 26. the Inuit compare to the spouting of a whale (Randa 1994). In: Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 6: Subarctic. With the arrival of European fur traders, the arctic fox acquired a new importance Ottawa: Northern Co-ordination and Research Centre, Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources; 1959. 60. 35. The Round Lake Ojibwa (Anishinabek), Micmac (Mi'kmaq) and James Bay Cree at Eastmain and Paint Hills were known to consume small amounts of fox flesh and the North Alaska Coast Inupiat, Netsilik Inuit, Aleut and Dene supplemented their typical diet with fox meat [13-20]. The Netsilik, Eyak, Middle Columbia River Salish, Tlingit, Spokane, Kalispel, Huron and Ingalik set traps, snares, deadfalls on trails or used arrows to kill fox [1, 10, 14, 31-33, 41, 42]. When Fox appears in a story, the beast seems to slip into many roles as the circumstances dictate. 77 Mercury Series. – some years there were too many foxes to handle, while at other times 15. Vanstone JW, Oswalt W: The Caribou Eskimos of Eskimo Point. McCartney AP: Prehistory of the Aleutian Region. 48. edn. 51. Fourth, verbs are also indicated by the ending "-aa" on the Eskimo word and generally "it" in the English lgloss. 41. In: Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 6: Subarctic. Inuit are generally thought to have regarded arctic fox as emergency food [35], with some using the meat as dog food [61]. Rogers ES: Equipment for Securing Native Foods and Furs. Edited by Trigger BG. In sacred language it is known as "the one who walks a lot", as it always seems to be trotting off somewhere. Within the house, on a line, hung the skin of a fox. Winter diet consists of carrion, small mammals, and ptarmigan. The Greek god had an affair with Callisto in one story, and to protect her from Hera, he turned her and his son into constellations. Arctic fox was occasionally eaten by Inuit and became an important economic resource when nearby trading posts were established [39]. 9. You can find more Aleut words in our online picture glossaries. to the Inuit. For the Inuit, the Sun is generally seen as a woman, and the Moon as a man. Emmons GT: The Tahltan Indians, vol. Arctic Inuit observing the habits of foxes noticed that they sometimes appeared "not Series: Publications in Ethnology, No. In: Eskimos. 4. The trapping season for red fox was primarily from December to March [60]. The raven, who sees better in the daylight, traps became more popular, with various combinations of stones, metal, and cord These games broadly serve two main purposes: survival and recreation or celebration. To quote Antoine de Saint Exupery: “Men have forgotten this truth,” said the fox. Archeological evidence at the Kugaluk site suggests that Nuvorugmiut caught arctic fox [50]. Arctic 1995, 48(1):22-30. Poetically, the arctic fox is known as "the little white one", to 18.Up to the Top of the Sky, and Down to the Bottom of the Sea. Indeed, the fur of the red fox was thought to be important to the Nuvorugmiut, and archeological evidence at the Kugaluk site confirms that it was caught to a small extent [50]. Batdorf C: Northwest Native Harvest. Foxes experienced large fluctuations in their population Edited by Walker DE, Jr. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution; 1998: 283-288. 4:350-360. 45. Usuk = Inuktitut/Inuit for “penis” (Go ahead, make my arctic day by leaving the anticipated comment. Labrador Inuit Association: Our Footprints Are Everywhere: Inuit Land Use and Occupancy in Labrador. Edited by Walker DE, Jr. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution; 1998: 253-270. In: Cultural Stability and Change Among The Montagnais Indians of the Lake Melville Region of Labrador. B.C.’s homegrown hero, Terry Fox, is the top choice among Canadians for the face of the new five dollar bill, according to a new poll. They are tireless long-distance travelers and are almost always on the move trotting across their large hunting territories. In: The Chipewyan of The Stony Rapids Region; a study of their changing world with special attention focused upon caribou. Cruikshank J. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 1951, 41(8):250-259. when the world was young and light had only just been created, the fox argued It is the word being used for “printmaking”. What does Inuit mean? Nights are spent hunting for their preferred prey, which includes various species of small mammals, small birds, reptiles, and insects [2]. Inuit hunter with bow and arrow: Making muktuk: Hunting Mackenzie Inuvialuit are reported to have consumed small quantities of red fox [48]; however it is thought that most cultures valued red fox more for its fur than for its meat [23, 58]. Fox brings the spirit animal energies of : mischief, magic, opportunity. Arctic fox have densely furred and short ears, limbs, and muzzle to minimize heat lost and prevent frost bite. Traps were made from either stone or ice by Iglulik and Quebec Inuit [24, 26, 44]. Problem-solving skills and keen mental faculties sum up Fox’s meaning and symbolism. Wolves, polar bears, and snowy owls are the most important arctic fox predators [2]. 14.The First Man. Inuit people are strict followers of animism, which explains their love for spiritual names, such as Nuliajuk, which means a ‘woman with a fin, who is the leader of all the seals in the sea’, Ijiraq, which means ‘caribou like spirit’, and Nanurluk, which is the name of a mythical, large polar bear. Inuktitut word list Inuit mythology Alaska Native communities Totem animals and their meanings Sponsored Links. edn. Morrison DA: The Kugaluk Site and the Nuvorugmiut: The Archaeology and History of a Nineteenth-Century Mackenzie Inuit Society. The word repeated by the hare had stronger magic than the fox’s word. Hunters would set metal traps in a line spanning many kilometers [35]. dark period when many other activities had ceased. Gilberg R: Polar Eskimo. Besides, a. The Inuit were mainly hunters, and relied heavily on the animals of the Arctic as their main source of food. Heidenreich CE: The Huron: A Brief Ethnography. Osgood C: Material Culture: Food. 31. ILA f Inuit Yupik word for "companion" or "associate." 12. Balikci A: Game Distribution. In: Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 12: Plateau. Central Siberian Yupik has 40 such terms, while the Inuit dialect spoken in Canada's Nunavik region has at least 53, including matsaaruti, for wet snow that can be used to ice a sleigh's runners,.. Schaefer O, Jean S: Dietary Habits and Nutritional Base of Native Populations of the Northwest Territories. a compromise was reached and time was divided into dark and light periods. Edited by Helm J. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution; 1981: 582-590. Ottawa: Information Canada; 1973. Taylor JG: Labrador Eskimo Settlements of the Early Contact Period, vol. IMONA f Inuit Meaning unknown at this point in time. edn. In: Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 5: Arctic. 14. Poetically, the arctic fox is known as "the little white one", to differentiate it from nanuq, the polar bear, "the great white one". 18. Back to the Inupiaq language homepage Back to the American Indian Words homepage Back to the Amerind language homepage. However, some island populations alternate between light bluish gray in the winter and dark bluish gray in the summer. Burch ES, Jr.: Kotzebue Sound Eskimo. 58. The trap could be reset many times to capture multiple fox. 2 synonyms for Inuit: Eskimo, Esquimau. Rogers ES: Subsistence Areas of the Cree-Ojibwa of the Eastern Subarctic: A Preliminary Study. Birket-Smith K: The Struggle For Food. The Mistissini were successful in catching fox in stationary snares baited with meat and set on fox trails near lakes and rivers [46]. Their religion shares many similarities with the Alaska Native religion.Traditional Inuit religious practices include animism and shamanism, in which spiritual healers mediate with spirits. Prior to contact with Europeans, fox was not hunted as frequently, but became more important when the fur trade developed [35]. Gabriel L: Food and Medicines of the Okanakanes. Surrey, B.C: Hancock House Publishers Ltd.; 1990. edn. warm clothing. Foxes were trapped in beehive-shaped 44. By this time, foxes had grown When food was scarce, foxtails were used to soak up the blood of an animal. York: York University-Department of Geography; 1972. 62. Ottawa: Museums of Canada; 1973. Credit: Data provided by NatureServe in collaboration with Bruce Patterson, Wes Sechrest, Marcelo Tognelli, Gerardo Ceballos, The Nature Conservancy — Migratory Bird Program, Conservation International — CABS, World Wildlife Fund — US, and Environment Canada — WILDSPACE. Forsyth A: Mammals of North America: Temperate and arctic regions. 11. 2. Foxes are more solitary than larger canids like coyotes and wolves, but occasional hunt in pairs. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution; 1978: 368-383. Ritzenthaler RE: Southern Chippewa. Edited by Walker DE, Jr. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution; 1998: 191-202. : University of Washington Press; 1973: 65. Foxes were helpful to Inuit in their It was suggested that this 63. Stockpiled What are synonyms for Inuit? Inuit games are traditional activities and sports enjoyed across all circumpolar countries, including Canada, the United States, Greenland and Russia. 39. edn. 30. Hull, Quebec: National Musems of Canada; 1988. They usually den in burrows, rock caves, or hollow logs, but are active year-round. ESKIMO-ENGLISH DICTIONARY A list of words covering practically all the words generally used by the Canadian Eskimos. They are associated with forested habitats and smaller-sized prey including rodents and small birds. Edited by Damas D. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution; 1984: 528-538. Look at the words … two separated tearfully (Randa 1994). Edited by Helm J. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution; 1981: 602-607. edn. I’m waiting…) Iktsvarpok = Inuit for “To go outside and check if an expected visitor has arrived, over and over again.” I’ve decided to interpret this last word as an Inuit definition of insanity. edn. Arctic 1995, 48 (1):31-46. They produce one litter, of 6-10 pups per year, born in the den, after around 50 days of gestation. American Indian jewelry Tongva Gabrielino Mukat Massachusets Native tattoos This blood would freeze, making it easy to transport back to camp, where it would be made into a broth [35]. Kotzebue Sound Inupiat had access to arctic fox [52, 53]. differentiate it from nanuq, the polar bear, "the great white one". In: Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 5: Arctic. 33. 20.The Dwarf People. Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for INUIT We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word inuit will help you to finish your crossword today. Edited by Damas D. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution; 1984: 119-135. and sometimes they were not (IOHP 180, 162, 158, 147). Contributions of Ethnology V 1967, No. Meaning of Inuit. 27. 1. one of which speaks about the creation of night and day. Giffen NM: Procuring Food. In: Contributions to the Ethnography of the Kutchin. Pitfalls were deep holes dug in the ground or snow that were partially filled with sharp sticks or antlers and then covered and baited, often with pieces of baleen whale. Firstly, the Eskimo word is not very informative, as it is a blanket word that encompasses many arctic people, including Inuit, Yupik and Iñupiat to quote a few. In December and January, lack of natural light prevented Inuit from hunting, making fox trapping an important source of fresh meat during this period. Author: Azareal. 17.Man's First Grief. Miller J: Middle Columbia River Salishans. Ottawa: National Museums of Canada; 1981. I began this blog in January of 2010 and reflected on one poem of Mary's a day. Adult red foxes typically weigh 4.8 kg and roam on individual territories, as large as 3,400 hectare in northern part of their range. They occupy dens with multiple entrances (up to 60) that can be used over many generations. Addison RF, Zinck ME, Smith TG: PCBs have declined more than DDT-group Residues in Arctic Ringed Seals (Phoca Hispida) between 1972 and 1981. edn. American Indian jewelry Tongva Gabrielino Mukat Massachusets Native tattoos Inuit from Cape Dorset feel that it could be either a traditional or a modern word. Swift foxes are yellowish tan with a white underside and gray tints on the back. ; 1980. Edited by Damas D. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution; 1984: 477-498. Arctic fox became an even more important resource with the introduction of metal traps [57]. This is the translation of the word "fox" to over 100 other languages. to be built carefully to prevent tiriganiarjuk from stealing the food. 9. ; 1975. In: Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 5: Arctic. An Inuit word that means "snow angels" which is a way that they picture the Polar Bear. ESKIMO-ENGLISH DICTIONARY A list of words covering practically all the words generally used by the Canadian Eskimos. Red fox became an important commercial and subsistence resource with the introduction of metal traps [57]. Cultures that also consumed fox meat on occasion include the Ingalik, Vunta Kutchin (Gwich’in), Kwakiutl (Kwakwaka'wakw), Assiniboine, Plains Cree, Huron and Montagnais-Naskapi (Innu) [4-12]. Berkes F, George PJ, Preston RJ, Hughes.A, Turner J, Cummins BD: Wildlife Harvesting and Sustainable Regional Native Economy in the Hudson and James Bay Lowland, Ontario. was in favour of having sunshine all the time. 6. Nicolaysen R: Arctic Nutrition. Inuit traded the pelts of cross foxes, a color variant of red foxes, until the 1960s [59]. Volume 1st edition, edn. 56. Another method involved building stone or ice wells that were baited. In the end, : National Museum of Canada, Bulletin 218; 1967: 67-88. Later on, metal 19. Dig into and choose from MomJunction’s treasure of 70,000+ baby names that are divided based on meaning, religion, origin, English alphabet, and gender. edn. The reason this language family has so many words for snow is that of polysynthesis. Antonyms for Inuit. Oberg K: The Annual Cycle of Production. Bite off pieces with your teeth — Mikiak. Wein EE, Freeman MMR, Makus JC: Use of and preference for traditional foods among the Belcher Island Inuit. It means hyena. Government of British Columbia: Vol 7: Kwakiutl. 28. Inuktitut, also known as Inuit or Eskimo, is a Eskimo-Aleut language, related to other languages like Yup'ik and Aleut. 52. They rely extensively on their highly sensitive sense of smell, sight, and hearing to find food [1]. The Fox Spirit is a diversified creature in folktales. Box 1340 Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0 Phone: 867•975•8400 Toll-free: 1•800•667•2742 Fax: 867•979•3238 A long, long time ago, Arctic foxes are mainly solitary, usually found alone or in male-female pairs during the breeding season. Synonyms for Inuit in Free Thesaurus. In: Sixteen Years in the Indian Country The Journal of DW Harmon. also being employed. The swift fox (Vulpes velox), also known as the kit fox, is the smallest wild North American member of the dog family, including wolves and coyotes. Definition of Inuit in the Definitions.net dictionary. PLACE NAMES IN ALASKA NATIVE LANGUAGES Placenames from from Alaska: Aleut, Inupiaq, Asiatic (Siberian) Eskimo and Yup'ik. pups, often left droppings outside dens they had sniffed out. Black beetle — Minnguk. edn. When steel traps became available these methods became less important. Bitch (female dog) — Annaligiak. It means my God is an oath. The Eskimo Husky is a small- to medium-sized, Nordic-type dog, which is very well-known for its jet white coat. edn. 25. a fox can dig through deep snow very rapidly, sending up a spray of snow that Fox trapping then became a very important winter hunting activity especially in the early twentieth century; however the fall of fox pelt prices reduced the importance significantly [37, 38]. New Haven: Yale University Press; 1936: 23-39. Black — Kinnitak. Environmental Science and Technology 1986, 20(3):253-255. 42. edn. Saying fox in Middle-Eastern Languages. 15.The First Woman. Mackenzie Inuvialuit and Belcher Island Inuit are reported to have consumed small quantities of arctic fox [48, 49]. Black bear meat. Farmer FA, Ho ML, Neilson HR: Analyses of Meats Eaten by Humans or Fed to Dogs in the Arctic. Isapoinhkyaki: Singing crow woman. Rhodos: The Greenland Society with the support of The Carlsberg Foundation and The Ministry for Greenland; 1971: 75-113. Tuck JA: Onondaga Iroquois PreHistory: A Study in Settlement Archaeology, vol. Kobenhavn: Levin & Munksgaard; 1938. 8. (Some English glosses need a helping verb as "is happy" ). Nain: Labrador Inuit Association; 1977. with the raven over the new situation. The Tutchone began to trap at the end of September, while the Montagnais of Lake Melville moved to fox hunting grounds in October [27, 36]. Fox traps were often set by Inuit women although men would also share the task when they were not occupied with large game hunting activities [43].