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Dedicated to the Inuit Dog, related Inuit culture, traditions
    and home of
The Fan Hitch Journal and The Fan Hitch PostScript

Jayko (Komangapik) Ootoowak
July 15, 1947 - October 19, 2021

Jayko driving his team to the floe edge                         photo: Hamilton

This website, its content, the hundreds of associations with folks of all
backgrounds on seven continents that have resulted over the past
two-plus decades would not exist if it weren’t for the inspiration,
kindness, mentoring and the dogs from one man.

All of us, our wealth of relationships and what we have shared and
learned through The Fan Hitch over these years are
indebted to Jayko!

Jayko on the sea ice with his dogs        photo: Courtesy of the Ootoowak family

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