John Craighead George is an Arctic whale scientist studying bowhead whales in Barrow, Alaska, the northernmost town in the United States. He conducts his research in harmony with the cultural traditions of the IÃ±upiaq Eskimos, natives to the area, who have been hunting these whales for more than two thousand years. Glossary. IÃ±upiaq glossary. Further reading. Web sites. Index. Full-color photographs.