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Two foot high kick at the 2008 World Eskimo Indian Olympics held in Fairbanks, Alaska. Years ago, village messengers would jump and kick both feet into the air to inform the village that whale was caught so they could prepare themselves to help in "beaching" the whale.

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Two foot high kick at the 2008 World Eskimo Indian Olympics held in Fairbanks, Alaska. Years ago, village messengers would jump and kick both feet into the air to inform the village that whale was caught so they could prepare themselves to help in "beaching" the whale.

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Category: Alaska Native Culture
Photographer: Patrick J Endres
Dimensions: 2592x3888
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