I had been told moving up here that the phrase “weather permitting” would become a huge part of […]
I looked at the Gatorade bottle lying in the rocks. My hand itched to pick it up, my […]
*This video was taken on a weekend afternoon because there was daylight.*
Word of the Week
Qavvik: (ku•-vik) noun. 1. Inupiaq word meaning wolverine. The Qavvik is McQueen School’s mascot and a fierce, important part of Kivalina’s culture. Some clothes have Qavvik fur sown into them to make them warmer.
Side note: I made the mistake of asking an Elder in the village what a Qavvik was as I was being shown her coat with Qavvik paws including the nails dangling down the front…to which the person beside me responded in apologies and promises that I wouldn’t make that mistake again.
One Fine Monday Morning I walked into my classroom and sat down sipping on a scalding glass of […]
I am usually a decent traveler. I’m fairly perceptive and can keep track of my belongings. In fact, […]