Yes, the Inuit have dozens of words for snow – but what does each one mean exactly? | Aeon Videos


Travel by snowmobile through a pristine white landscape in north Quebec in search of the dozens of Inuit words for snow

You’ve probably heard that there are dozens of Inuit names for snow, but what do they each mean, and what purpose do they each serve? In this short documentary, the Inuk filmmaker Rebecca Thomassie from the remote village of Kangirsuk in the far north of Quebec in Canada learns many of these terms from a local elder, Tommy Kudlak, so that she might pass them along to her three-year-old daughter. […]

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