Fly like an eagle!

Here is another view of the “blanket toss,” which sent elder Abel Tingmiak high enough to touch the ceiling tiles.

This is a traditonal Inuvialuit game, which the Governor General was cool enough to try.



2 responses to “Fly like an eagle!

  1. sattvicwarrior

    GREAY PIC. totally MAGIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Thanks, Saatvic! I think his clothing definitely adds to the effect, because he looks like a bird!

    Abel Tingmiak is also a Canadian Ranger, (winter camping) drum dancer and has many traditional skills.

    He’s the genuine article, a man whose traditions are strong! (And apparently, it’s kept him healthy!)

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