Canadian Eskimo dog

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Canadian Eskimo dog

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A dog of a large breed developed by the Inuit to pull sleds and aid in hunting, having a thick coat of various colors, erect ears, and a plumed tail.
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These breeds have gained popularity due to characters like Jacob Black, the half-man half-wolf in Twilight and Dire Wolf, based on the Northern Inuit dog in Game of Thrones.
Utterly reliant on "Inuit who owned good dogs and sold them" to support the cause (Montcombroux 13), these organizations attest to an acute Qallunaat awareness of the devastation of Inuit dog populations and to a suspicious silence about culpability for its causes as well as consequences for Inuit people.
Reykjavik-based tour operator Iceland Travel said it is offering for the first time an adventure package to Ilulissat in West Greenland during Inuit dog sledding season.
Inuit hunters, however, convinced her that she should take an Inuit dog to protect her from Polar bears, as Inuit dogs and polar bears are natural enemies.
Traveling with Inuit dog teams over traditional hunting paths, up frozen rivers, through steep-sided fjords, over glaciers and ice caps, and across the sea ice, Steger and his team are visiting some of the most remote Inuit villages of the world, listening to and documenting the Inuit's experience with climate change.
The intrepid adventurer waited for weeks at a time to catch a lift with some Hudson's Bay Company supply vessel or beg a ride on an Inuit dog sled.
Official Animal: Canadian Inuit Dog (Canis familiaris borealis)
REYKJAVIK, Iceland -- Iceland Travel, the country's largest and longest running tour operator, is offering for the first time an adventure package to Ilulissat in West Greenland during Inuit dog sledding season.
Northern Inuit dogs Odin and Thor featured as two of the Direwolf cubs given to the Stark kids in the very first episode of the hit show in 2011.