a building traditionally used by the Yupik and Inuit in the Arctic as a community gathering place or as a place where men congregate and socialize.
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How to use kashim in a sentence
He continued to do this at intervals until he reached the kashim in his own village, where he dropped the rest of the ball.
One snowy night he was told to go out of the kashim to see if the weather was getting worse.
At this the shamans became very angry and beat him and drove him out of the kashim.
Many tribes had their “village-houses” for social purposes, like the kashim of the Eskimo.
Entering the kashim, they found the orphan boy, who told them how the people had been killed.