Don Shelby's large Inukshuk sculpture in front of his new "green" home is an insult to the Inuit people. The Inuits lived a true sustainable existence -- simple and modest. It's a travesty and a disservice to readers to call Shelby's $1.25 million, 2,600-square-foot home "green."
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