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(17, 18, 19) A dead whale was sighted on the horizon and pulled to shore. The parts exposed above water were butchered for dog food. The parts preserved on the underside were cut up as muktuk, a combination of whale skin and blubber. Standing left, in plaid shirt, is Herbert Nayokpuk, nicknamed "Shishmaref Cannon Ball" after his dog team mushing in the famous Iditarod, beginning in the early 70's. He died several years ago.

(17, 18, 19) A dead whale was sighted on the horizon and pulled to shore. The parts exposed above water were butchered for dog food. The parts preserved on the underside were cut up as muktuk, a combination of whale skin and blubber. Standing left, in plaid shirt, is Herbert Nayokpuk, nicknamed "Shishmaref Cannon Ball" after his dog team mushing in the famous Iditarod, beginning in the early 70's. He died several years ago.
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