In Memory of Etok Edwardsen: “One Bad-Ass Eskimo”

There is a legend told among the Inupiat Alaskans who live above the Arctic Circle, “Etok Tames the Green People.” It goes like this:

In the Old Days, as today, the peoples on the edge of the Arctic Sea killed whales. It’s just what they do. It’s what they eat. But the Green People didn’t like that, and so the Green People set out one day in their fancy-ass black powerboat to stop the people of the Arctic Sea from doing their whale killing thing….Read more here.

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One Response to “In Memory of Etok Edwardsen: “One Bad-Ass Eskimo””

  1. Eta-Starr Edwardsen says:

    Nice tribute and picture of my dad! Memory Eternal!

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