Sunday, March 21, 2010


"Nalunaikutanga" (nalu-naiku-tanga) is the Inuit word indicating 'an important de-confuser.' More specifically, " action-oriented Inuit culture it is the feature which facilitates the initiation of a process of recognition and action, by ending ignorance and confusion (nalugiak) and supplying the key appropriate action and role behavior."

Fascinating concept!

From Graburn, N.H.H. 1976. Nalunaikutanga: Signs and Symbols in Canadian Inuit Art and Culture. Polarforschung (46)1:1-11.

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