breakup -- The end of an Alaskan winter, when the ice that has frozen the major rivers thaws.
bush -- The parts of Alaska accessible only by boat or aircraft.
bush pilots -- Pilots of the small planes who provide transportation to bush communities and isolated destinations.
cheechako -- A newcomer to Alaska.
Eskimo ice cream -- Traditionally made of whipped berries, seal oil, and snow.
ice fog -- A thick winter fog made of suspended ice particles that leaves the trees coated with ice crystals.
mukluks -- Eskimo moccasins.
outside -- Anywhere but Alaska.
permafrost -- Soil which is permanently frozen.
quiviut -- The warm underwool of the muskox used for knitting.
sourdough -- An Alaskan old timer.