Baswenaazhi

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  1.   1.  Area
    1.   1.1  Mines
    2.   1.2  Siniktarvik
    3.   1.3  Tuksiarvik
    4.   1.4  Uqalimaagat
    5.   1.5  Ilinniarvik
    6.   1.6  Umiaq
  2.   2.  Culture
    1.   2.1  Jobs
    2.   2.2  Language
    3.   2.3  Religion
    4.   2.4  Creation Story
    5.   2.5  Naming Trial
  3.   3.  Species

Baswenaazhi is a settlement of dogs and dog hybrids located in central Nuvanut.

Baswenaazhi Statistics

Foundation~1988
Dominant SpeciesC. l. familiaris (dog)
LuperciMostly.
Population~50-100
ReligionMidewiwin

Baswenaazhi Creator

CreatorMel
StatusOPEN

1.  Area

Location

1.1  Mines

  • Many unsafe.
  • An undeveloped uranium mine. The Baswenaazhi caution their members about visiting these "cursed lands" as those who settled in the area were effected by exposure.

1.2  Siniktarvik

  • Woman's shelter; hostel basically lol?

1.3  Tuksiarvik

  • Elders' centre, place of worship.

1.4  Uqalimaagat

  • Library because Uqalimaagat means "books" lol how clever. Scholarly folk live here.

1.5  Ilinniarvik

  • Primary and secondary school

1.6  Umiaq

  • Harbor area

2.  Culture

2.1  Jobs

  • Qiniq - "To Search": Scholars
  • Kamotik - "dog-sled": People that run sleds to and from other posts n junk.
  • Taku - "To See": Scouts
  • Savik - "Knife": Warriors
  • Kakivak - "fish-spear": Fishermen

All members hunt with their own families. Fishing, being more dangerous, is often undertaken by younger men out to prove themselves and a few grizzled veterans.

2.2  Language

Inuktitut and Ojibwe are the main languages spoken here. Few locals will speak "English"; only the Qiniq are fluent.

2.3  Religion

2.4  Creation Story

2.5  Naming Trial

3.  Species

The majority of those who live in Baswenaazhi are hybrids that include one or more of the following.