Thursday, October 30, 2008

Eskimo Medicines

I was in Greenland recently and I was impressed with the hardiness of the local Inuits, folks who thrive in very harsh conditions, extreme cold, poor farming, and most of all, relations with the Danish. The Eskimo kids seem to enjoy the freezing cold, in no need of medicine:

Hardy and Happy Kids

Somehow, the Greenlanders manage to grow taters during their short summer season:

Eskimo potato farmer

I also came across this is a store, medicine for Eskimo kids:

Medicine for eskimo kids?

I’m not sure if this is for Eskimo kids or if “Eskimo” is a brand name . . .