igloo

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an Eskimo hut

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Although her family certainly have done so (like all others that seasonally venture out onto the land) it is less a tradition than it is a practical reality--even Nunavut's strange little supermarkets, which have grown up in old trading posts, usually sell a sturdy snow knife for snow-house building for it would be foolish to travel without one.
The power and economy of gesture, routine, and life skills in this most laconic of cultures--existing in scattered skin tents, turf huts and snow-houses in the harshest of home territories--is very moving.