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Eskimo Eyes - I Cant Think

Oct 2, 2012 mp3 by Tonris

Label: Not On Label (Eskimo Eyes Self-released) - none • Format: 5x, File MP3, EP 320 kbps • Country: New Zealand • Genre: Electronic, Pop • Style: Indie Pop, Leftfield, Lo-Fi
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Rebecca Hersher. Greenland native Nina-Vivi Andersen, pictured in downtown Nuuk, Greenland, has her own perspective on the word Eskimo: "I don't mind to be called Eskimo — it is neutral for me. But when I saw an ice cream store in London with a name — Eskimo Eyes - I Cant Think — it felt weird. But I feel weird to be called Inuit, too. I'm just a Greenlander. Confused about the word Eskimo? It's a commonly used term referring to the native peoples of Alaska and other Arctic regions, including Siberia, Canada and Greenland.

It comes from a Central Algonquian language called Ojibwe, which people still speak around the Great Lakes region on both sides of the U.

But the word has a controversial history. Editor's note: And that's why it's not used in Eskimo Eyes - I Cant Think stories on Greenland that NPR has posted this week. People in many parts of the Arctic consider Welcome To My World - Nat Stuckey - Stuckey Style a derogatory term because it was widely used by racist, non-native colonizers.

Many people also thought it meant eater of raw meat, which connoted barbarism and violence. Although the word's exact etymology is unclear, mid-century anthropologists suggested that the word came from the Latin word excommunicatimeaning the excommunicated ones, because the native people of the Canadian Arctic were not Christian. But now there's a new theory. According to the Alaska Native Language Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, linguists believe the word Eskimo actually came from the French word e squimauxmeaning one who nets snowshoes.

Netting snowshoes is the highly-precise way that Arctic peoples built winter footwear by tightly weaving, or netting, sinew from caribou or other animals across a wooden frame. But the correction to the etymological record came too late to rehabilitate the word Eskimo. The word's racist history means most people in Canada and Greenland still prefer other terms. The most widespread is Inuit, which means simply, "people. Of course, as with so many words sullied by the crimes of colonialism, not everyone agrees on what to do with Eskimo.

Many Native Alaskans still refer to themselves as Eskimos, in part because the word Inuit isn't part of the Yupik Early Autumn - The King Sisters - Imagination of Alaska and Siberia. But unless you're native to the circumpolar region, the Eskimo Eyes - I Cant Think answer is: You probably shouldn't use the word Eskimo.

Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player. Don't Tell Me! NPR Shop. But that doesn't change its controversial past. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. April 24, AM ET. Enlarge this image. Eskimo Inuit Greenland.


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  1. In Canada and Greenland, the term Eskimo has largely been supplanted by the term Inuit. While Inuit can be accurately applied to all of the Eskimo peoples in Canada and Greenland, that is not true in Alaska and Siberia. In Alaska the term Eskimo is commonly used, because it includes both Yupik and Iñupiat.
  2. Jan 06,  · I think I have ADHD as I have all of the symptoms. i am bcome worse day by day i keep cutting myself idk what to do i cant focus on my studies when i see all of my friends studying hard day to night tirelessly i become more depressed i have lost faith in god to be honest. Every time I sit down or lay in bed and close my eyes, usually.
  3. Dec 05,  · I think 75% black and 25% red would suffice but not up to me. Ive had my fatfish since it came out 5 + seasons and use it to this day flawlessly. Eskimo keeps changing the game every year while others copy. First to come out with the wide bottom hub First with the full size door on their hubs this year Cant comment on sled style shelters.
  4. Apr 24,  · Greenland native Nina-Vivi Andersen, pictured in downtown Nuuk, Greenland, has her own perspective on the word Eskimo: "I don't mind to be called Eskimo — it is neutral for me.
  5. Jul 31,  · why do eskimos have slanted eyes. Answer Save. 5 Answers. Relevance. Anonymous. 1 decade ago. I think the eyes are just an evolutionary hold-over based on where the Asians came from. so what wrong with slanted eyes? i am an Eskimo/Inuit and i am slanted eyes. 0 1 0. naturemama6. Lv 4.
  6. Oct 09,  · How come Inuit people have dark skin and dark eye color if they lived in Greenland for years? The second point is that many think the "white" race received their skin color from inbreeding with Neanderthals. They make up % of the caucasian genetics, so this could be the reason for the whiter skin. Their eyes are probably better.
  7. Three basic points to develop this abilities. 1. Keep yourself on the place of eskimo,and think when will you buy this ice. 2. Change the prospective/way of eskimos looking at the product. 3. Lure them to buy it. Ways to sell ice to eskimos. 1.
  8. See, my Inuit/ First Nations/ igloo-dwelling peoples knowledge is obviously completely and woefully lacking- who is Eskimo Nell?? Only eskimo reference I can think of is the old skipping rhyme: "Ma maw's a millionaire Blue eyes and curly hair Sitting among the Eskimos Playing a game o' dominoes Ma maw's a .

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