tuktu


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tuktu

(ˈtʌkˌtuː) or

tuktoo

n
(Animals) (in Canada) another name for caribou
[from Inuktitut]
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Learn traditional methods of selecting the best snow, before cutting and placing blocks with a pana (snow knife), then sleep on animal skins after a hearty meal of tuktu (caribou) stew.
Tuktu is a general reference to "caribou" across most dialects of Inuktut (the language of the Inuit), including Inuktitut and Inuinnaqtun, which are spoken in the Kitikmeot region.
Napus, hitqa, tuktu, ataqo, 14 mostaza, colis Brassicaceae Capsella Shullak kiwa, 1 bursa-pastoris (L.) shullak qura, Medik.
While loading up their snow machine and sled, Nutaraq thinks about catching her first tuktu (caribou).
The Company also wishes to inform shareholders that in the near future it will provide updates on the progress of its feasibility study, its intended summer programs, and any partnering initiatives relating to both its Copper-Nickel and Tuktu iron ore projects.
In addition, work is also planned for the Tuktu Deposit but the scope and scale will be finalised once the final metallurgical report is received, the company added.
Tuktu and Nogak Project--Inuit Knowledge about Wildlife in Bathurst Inlet: Focus on Caribou and Calving Areas--1999/2000 Final Report, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories: West Kitikmeot Slave Study Society.