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Orto Ignatiussen outside his home in Tasiilaq, Greenland, in 2016. Rebecca Hersher/NPR hide caption

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An Inuit Actor Contemplates A Big Break Gone Small

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A resident of the town formerly known as Barrow, Alaska, rides her motorcycle along an Arctic Ocean beach in 2005. The town is now officially called Utqiagvik, its Inupiaq name. Al Grillo/AP hide caption

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How To Pronounce Utqiagvik

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Der ligger en lille ø midt i den gamle havn i Kangeq. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Lyt til Anda Poulsen og Nuuk Trommedansere.

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Ice-bound fishing boats in the harbor at Tiniteqilaaq, Greenland. Only about 50 people live in what was once a great hunting community. Rebecca Hersher/NPR hide caption

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Inside The Suicide Epidemic At The Top Of The World

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Greenland native Nina-Vivi Andersen, pictured in downtown Nuuk, Greenland, has her own perspective on the word Eskimo: "I don't mind to be called Eskimo — it is neutral for me. But when I saw an ice cream store in London with a name — Eskimo — it felt weird. But I feel weird to be called Inuit, too. I'm just a Greenlander." John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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A small island sits in the middle of Kangeq's old harbor. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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The Arctic Suicides: It's Not The Dark That Kills You

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