November 17, 2006

A whale of a Thanksgiving

Alaska natives add tribal foods to Thanksgiving feastDavid Smith was newly arrived to the North Slope village of Nuiqsut when the former upstate New Yorker cooked up a couple of turkeys and vat of chili for the Eskimo community's annual Thanksgiving dinner.

He was completely unprepared for another dish on the menu last year: Hundreds of pounds of gleaming red whale meat.

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