Akutaq is a food in western Alaska and northern Canada. It is a Yup'ik word, meaning something mixed. Other names include agutak (ᐊᑯᑕᖅ), Eskimo ice cream, Indian ice cream, Native ice cream or Alaskan ice cream. Traditionally it was made with whipped fat mixed with berries like cranberries, salmonberries, crowberries, cloudberries, and blueberries, fish, tundra greens, or roots with animal oil or fat. It may also include whitefish, Reindeer tallow, moose tallow, walrus tallow, caribou tallow, or seal oil. There is also a kind of akutaq which is called snow akutaq.
|Alternative names||Eskimo ice cream, Native ice cream, Alaskan ice cream|
|Place of origin||United States and Canada|
|Region or state||Alaska, Canadian Arctic|
|Created by||Eskimo of Alaskan Natives and Native Siberians|
|Main ingredients||fish or meat, fat, sweetener berries|
|Cookbook: Akutaq Media: Akutaq|