Raw Baltic Amber mixed colour Inukshuk by YummeDesigns on Etsy $30 What is an Inukshuk? The mysterious stone figures known as inuksuit (the plural form of inukshuk) can be found throughout the arctic world. Inukshuk means "in the likeness of a human" in the Inuit language. They are statues made of stones that are used by the Inuit for communication and guidance. The traditional meaning of the inukshuk is "Someone was here" or "You are on the right path."