From and to "The Place that Looks Like a Caribou".
November 14, 2017 11:38 AM Subscribe
A three-metre-tall polar bear stood in the doorway. It walked up to her, put its snowshoe-sized paw on her pregnant belly, and began to speak: ‘If it’s a boy, you name it after me.’ . . . When Alice gave birth to a son two weeks later, she gave him two names. The first was Mangilaluk. The second was Bernard.
A new all-season highway
opens tomorrow, which will be the first road to connect Tuktoyaktuk to Inuvik, in Canada's far North. It is already informally
being called "Bernard's Highway". Nadim Roberts tells the harrowing life story of Mangilaluk / Bernard