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Synonyms for Eskimo

a member of a people inhabiting the Arctic (northern Canada or Greenland or Alaska or eastern Siberia)

the language spoken by the Eskimo

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Using 40 years of new information and research, a team of investigators set out to reexamine Bang and Dyerberg's study of Greenland Eskimos and CAD.
Contact was made with a handful of clubs, including the Eskimos, the team he broke into the CFL with in 2006.
Yupik: an Eskimo people who live along the coasts and on some of the islands of the Bering Sea.
In short, Inuit are characterized as not having a clue about how to live life, and have to be trained-on-the-job to be proper, regimented Eskimos.
Locally, Eskimos often vote Democratic, but for 30 years, they have steadfastly supported Stevens and the state's Republican delegation in Congress--largely, says Sarah Lukin of the Native American Contracting Association, "because they've been such a great help to the natives and the ANCs [Alaskan native Corporations].
The treeless island's residents are Yupik Eskimos with cousins in the nearby Chukotka region in Russia.
Straddling with a good measure of success the gap between specialization and popularization, and being very decently priced, it could for some lead to a healthy, wider fascination with Eskimos and their climatically appropriate ways of building.
The Eskimo diet, composed largely of fish, fish roe and marine animals, including seal oil and blubber, allowed Eskimo mothers to produce one sturdy baby after another without suffering any health problems or tooth decay.
Malignant lymphoepithelial lesions (MLELs) are rare tumors of the major salivary glands that occur most often in Asians and Greenland Eskimos.
By trading valuable items such as needles and wood for food, shelter and labour, the Eskimos came to rely on the luxuries provided by the frequent visits of the impressive Peary.
As she grew up, she coped with sub-zero temperatures, lived among the Eskimos and ate their diet of fish and seal meat.
It is impossible to overstate the depth of Exxon's insensitivity to the Alaskan natives,'' said Gary Mason, an attorney representing a group of Eskimos.
In fact, based upon his statements, we know he dislikes most groups, with the possible exception of Eskimos, but then how many Eskimos live in Brooklyn Heights?
Native Youth Olympics, NYO for short, is a sport created by Eskimos.
As the Eskimos are not highly romantic, a woman's skill in dressing skins and in making clothes largely determines the quality of husband she is likely to get.