Elijah disclosed to us the secret of why Inuit eat raw seal meat.  Apparently it digests slower … your stomach essentially has to cook it before it can break it down.  Tasty!

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With our team in the Arctic were two incredible Inuit teachers, Naomi and Elijah, who taught us a bit about their language (Inuktitut) and culture.  Here’s something I learned form them:

The phrase for break a leg or good luck in Inuktitut translates literally to may you have good shit.

Why?  As you’re bidding your friend godspeed on his hunting trip, you might hope that he’ll be able to eat the whole time he’s gone.  And if you eat well … you shit well.