Sewskimo Gertz


I grew up being called an Eskimo and guess what? It has never bothered me not once. This is not a derogatory term, it simply means “eater of raw meat.” I eat muktuk, which is the part of the whale skin and blubber, raw. We also eat quaq, which is thinly sliced frozen fish. We dip that in seal oil, which is seal blubber rendered into a clear oil. I am Eskimo,… Read More

I was born in Nome, Alaska and raised in Unalakleet, Alaska. Regardless of where I live I will always do my very best to live off the bounty of the earth. Literally, gifts recieved from God. Amen. A subsistence lifestyle passed down from our ancestors.