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Belleville Intelligencer
Program focuses on Aboriginals in court systemto the court worker position. “Anybody that comes through the court system tha
Program focuses on Aboriginals in court system
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 4 hours ago
to the court worker position. “Anybody that comes through the court system that identifies as First Nations, Métis or Inuit will have access to our program,” said Brinklow Tuesday. Brinklow will act as a liaison between that person and the... Read more
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CTV News
Ottawa police investigating 'suspicious' death of Annie PootoogookOttawa police say they now are treating the death of an award-winning Inuit art
Ottawa police investigating 'suspicious' death of Annie Pootoogook
CTV News / Posted 8 hours ago
Ottawa police say they now are treating the death of an award-winning Inuit artist as suspicious. The body of Ottawa resident Annie Pootoogook, 46, was discovered last week in the Rideau River, off a park about two kilometres away from Parliament... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ottawa police investigating death of Annie Pootoogook as ‘suspicious’Ottawa police say they now are treating the death of an award-winning Inuit art
Ottawa police investigating death of Annie Pootoogook as ‘suspicious’
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
Ottawa police say they now are treating the death of an award-winning Inuit artist as suspicious. The body of Ottawa resident Annie Pootoogook, 46, was discovered last week in the Rideau River, off a park about two kilometres away from Parliament... Read more
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PhysOrg
The fall and rise of Native North Americaand gender violence that are often swept under the carpet by communities and co
The fall and rise of Native North America
PhysOrg / Posted 9 hours ago
and gender violence that are often swept under the carpet by communities and commentators alike in the US. Qingailisaq Inuit shaman and parka created for him after meeting a group of-áijiqqat-á supernatural beings 1900. Credit: University of... Read more
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CBC.ca
Something 'just not sitting right' in death investigation of Inuit artist Annie PootoogookAn Ottawa police unit that normally investigates confirmed homicides is looking
Something 'just not sitting right' in death investigation of Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook
CBC.ca / Posted 9 hours ago
An Ottawa police unit that normally investigates confirmed homicides is looking into "suspicious elements" of Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook's death. The body of the 47-year-old artist was found just before 9 a.m. ET on Monday, Sept. 19, by a city... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Bears, belugas and ill-fated explorers: A journey through the Canadian Arcticsilvered by the Arctic elements. There were the rocky remains, too, of a settle
Bears, belugas and ill-fated explorers: A journey through the Canadian Arctic
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 hours ago
silvered by the Arctic elements. There were the rocky remains, too, of a settlement of the Thule people, ancestors of the Inuit, who had been here maybe 500 years ago in search of bowhead whales. History and natural history went together. In... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Canada confirms Arctic discovery of 200-year-old ship— holes on the side of the ship to allow drainage. The ship was discovered in
Canada confirms Arctic discovery of 200-year-old ship
The Borneo Post / Posted 20 hours ago
— holes on the side of the ship to allow drainage. The ship was discovered in a bay off King William Island, where an Inuit member of the Arctic Research Foundation spotted a mast piercing the water’s surface several years ago. The fate of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Canada confirms Arctic discovery of 200-year-old shipon the side of the ship to allow drainage. The ship was discovered in a bay of
Canada confirms Arctic discovery of 200-year-old ship
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
on the side of the ship to allow drainage. The ship was discovered in a bay off King William Island, where an Inuit member of the Arctic Research Foundation spotted a mast piercing the water's surface several years ago. The fate of... Read more
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express
Royal Navy warship missing for almost 200 years FOUND in PERFECT conditionhas promised to now work out who has the right to own the ship and the items on
Royal Navy warship missing for almost 200 years FOUND in PERFECT condition
express / Posted yesterday
has promised to now work out who has the right to own the ship and the items on board with the indigenous Inuit people and various government organisations. Catherine McKenna, the minister responsible for Parks Canada, said: "I am... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Parks Canada confirms ship found in Arctic was Franklin’s HMS Terrorago during a search for the Northwest Passage. Environment Canada says it is w
Parks Canada confirms ship found in Arctic was Franklin’s HMS Terror
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
ago during a search for the Northwest Passage. Environment Canada says it is working with the government of Nunavut and Inuit organizations on an agreement for joint ownership of the ship’s artifacts. The federal government is currently talking... Read more
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The Auto Channel
Government of Canada confirms wreck of HMS TerrorThe discovery of HMS Terror was made possible thanks to a long-term partnership
Government of Canada confirms wreck of HMS Terror
The Auto Channel / Posted yesterday
The discovery of HMS Terror was made possible thanks to a long-term partnership with northern communities, the Kitikmeot Inuit Association, the Government of Nunavut, Parks Canada, the Canadian Coast Guard, the Royal Canadian Navy, Environment and... Read more
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CBC.ca
Nunavut shipwreck confirmed as Sir John Franklin's HMS Terrora video produced by the Arctic Research Foundation appears to show the wheel of
Nunavut shipwreck confirmed as Sir John Franklin's HMS Terror
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
a video produced by the Arctic Research Foundation appears to show the wheel of HMS Terror. (Arctic Research Foundation) Inuit, government to work toward joint ownership Parks Canada also said it will work closely in partnership with Inuit... Read more
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CTV News
Parks Canada confirms ship found in Arctic was Franklin's HMS Terrorago during a search for the Northwest Passage. Environment Canada says it is w
Parks Canada confirms ship found in Arctic was Franklin's HMS Terror
CTV News / Posted yesterday
ago during a search for the Northwest Passage. Environment Canada says it is working with the government of Nunavut and Inuit organizations on an agreement for joint ownership of the ship's artifacts. The federal government is currently talking... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Parks Canada confirms ship found in Arctic was Franklin’s HMS Terrorago during a search for the Northwest Passage. Environment Canada says it is w
Parks Canada confirms ship found in Arctic was Franklin’s HMS Terror
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
ago during a search for the Northwest Passage. Environment Canada says it is working with the government of Nunavut and Inuit organizations on an agreement for joint ownership of the ship’s artifacts. The federal government is currently talking... Read more
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PhysOrg
How can you see the Northern Lights?fascinated human beings for millennia. In fact, their existence has informed th
How can you see the Northern Lights?
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
fascinated human beings for millennia. In fact, their existence has informed the mythology of many cultures, including the Inuit, Northern Cree, and ancient Norse. They were also a source of intense fascination for the ancient Greeks and Romans,... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Officials in Sudbury stress screening, Pap testsOntario has organized screening programs, including a cervical screening progra
Officials in Sudbury stress screening, Pap tests
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
Ontario has organized screening programs, including a cervical screening program, participation rates for First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples are lower than the general population, more so here in the north than our counterparts in the south,"... Read more
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CBC.ca
Advocacy groups urge police to tackle discrimination against Aboriginal peopledisappearances of hundreds of women. But Indigenous advocates say police discr
Advocacy groups urge police to tackle discrimination against Aboriginal people
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
disappearances of hundreds of women. But Indigenous advocates say police discrimination against First Nations, Métis and Inuit people extends far beyond death and disappearance investigations and even echoes some of the allegations of police... Read more
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Newser
Artist Who Showcased Modern Inuit Life Found Dead in River(Newser) – An Inuit artist whose "impact was revolutionary" but who had trouble
Artist Who Showcased Modern Inuit Life Found Dead in River
Newser / Posted 3 days ago
(Newser) – An Inuit artist whose "impact was revolutionary" but who had trouble coping with "serious stardom" was found dead in a river this week. Annie Pootoogook's life changed dramatically in 2006, the Ottawa Citizen reports. She went from drawing... Read more
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The Border Mail
Expedition adventure cruise, Labrador and Greenland: Taking the polar plunge in the Arctic Circleand Labrador province was the last to join Canada in 1949), let alone we three
Expedition adventure cruise, Labrador and Greenland: Taking the polar plunge in the Arctic Circle
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
and Labrador province was the last to join Canada in 1949), let alone we three Australians on my cruise. It is also Inuit territory and following a long-fought land claim, 72,520 square kilometres of Labrador was handed back to the... Read more
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The Courier
Expedition adventure cruise, Labrador and Greenland: Taking the polar plunge in the Arctic Circleand Labrador province was the last to join Canada in 1949), let alone we three
Expedition adventure cruise, Labrador and Greenland: Taking the polar plunge in the Arctic Circle
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
and Labrador province was the last to join Canada in 1949), let alone we three Australians on my cruise. It is also Inuit territory and following a long-fought land claim, 72,520 square kilometres of Labrador was handed back to the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Expedition adventure cruise, Labrador and Greenland: Taking the polar plunge in the Arctic Circleand Labrador province was the last to join Canada in 1949), let alone we three
Expedition adventure cruise, Labrador and Greenland: Taking the polar plunge in the Arctic Circle
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 days ago
and Labrador province was the last to join Canada in 1949), let alone we three Australians on my cruise. It is also Inuit territory and following a long-fought land claim, 72,520 square kilometres of Labrador was handed back to the... Read more
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The Young Witness
Expedition adventure cruise, Labrador and Greenland: Taking the polar plunge in the Arctic Circleand Labrador province was the last to join Canada in 1949), let alone we three
Expedition adventure cruise, Labrador and Greenland: Taking the polar plunge in the Arctic Circle
The Young Witness / Posted 3 days ago
and Labrador province was the last to join Canada in 1949), let alone we three Australians on my cruise. It is also Inuit territory and following a long-fought land claim, 72,520 square kilometres of Labrador was handed back to the... Read more
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Western Advocate
Expedition adventure cruise, Labrador and Greenland: Taking the polar plunge in the Arctic Circleand Labrador province was the last to join Canada in 1949), let alone we three
Expedition adventure cruise, Labrador and Greenland: Taking the polar plunge in the Arctic Circle
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
and Labrador province was the last to join Canada in 1949), let alone we three Australians on my cruise. It is also Inuit territory and following a long-fought land claim, 72,520 square kilometres of Labrador was handed back to the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Expedition adventure cruise, Labrador and Greenland: Taking the polar plunge in the Arctic Circleand Labrador province was the last to join Canada in 1949), let alone we three
Expedition adventure cruise, Labrador and Greenland: Taking the polar plunge in the Arctic Circle
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
and Labrador province was the last to join Canada in 1949), let alone we three Australians on my cruise. It is also Inuit territory and following a long-fought land claim, 72,520 square kilometres of Labrador was handed back to the... Read more
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Manning River Times
Expedition adventure cruise, Labrador and Greenland: Taking the polar plunge in the Arctic Circleand Labrador province was the last to join Canada in 1949), let alone we three
Expedition adventure cruise, Labrador and Greenland: Taking the polar plunge in the Arctic Circle
Manning River Times / Posted 3 days ago
and Labrador province was the last to join Canada in 1949), let alone we three Australians on my cruise. It is also Inuit territory and following a long-fought land claim, 72,520 square kilometres of Labrador was handed back to the... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Expedition adventure cruise, Labrador and Greenland: Taking the polar plunge in the Arctic Circleand Labrador province was the last to join Canada in 1949), let alone we three
Expedition adventure cruise, Labrador and Greenland: Taking the polar plunge in the Arctic Circle
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 3 days ago
and Labrador province was the last to join Canada in 1949), let alone we three Australians on my cruise. It is also Inuit territory and following a long-fought land claim, 72,520 square kilometres of Labrador was handed back to the... Read more
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The North West Star
Expedition adventure cruise, Labrador and Greenland: Taking the polar plunge in the Arctic Circleand Labrador province was the last to join Canada in 1949), let alone we three
Expedition adventure cruise, Labrador and Greenland: Taking the polar plunge in the Arctic Circle
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
and Labrador province was the last to join Canada in 1949), let alone we three Australians on my cruise. It is also Inuit territory and following a long-fought land claim, 72,520 square kilometres of Labrador was handed back to the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Expedition adventure cruise, Labrador and Greenland: Taking the polar plunge in the Arctic Circleand Labrador province was the last to join Canada in 1949), let alone we three
Expedition adventure cruise, Labrador and Greenland: Taking the polar plunge in the Arctic Circle
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
and Labrador province was the last to join Canada in 1949), let alone we three Australians on my cruise. It is also Inuit territory and following a long-fought land claim, 72,520 square kilometres of Labrador was handed back to the... Read more
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Hamilton News
Not all native Canadians will get tuition paidfor post-secondary education through Indigenous and Northern Affairs funding. T
Not all native Canadians will get tuition paid
Hamilton News / Posted 3 days ago
for post-secondary education through Indigenous and Northern Affairs funding. This funding does not include non-Status, Inuit or Métis peoples. The Federal government just announced increases to Canada Student Grants and changes to the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook’s work revealed the connections between usThe 47-year-old Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook was found dead in the Ottawa Rive
Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook’s work revealed the connections between us
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
The 47-year-old Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook was found dead in the Ottawa River earlier this week, after several years of living on the street in the nation’s capital. When the news came, there was about it a kind of grim inevitability. Having... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Changes to children’s aid system are a promising startthat focus on communities with special needs. For example, it will not amalgama
Changes to children’s aid system are a promising start
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 3 days ago
that focus on communities with special needs. For example, it will not amalgamate services focused on First Nations, Inuit and Métis children. Indeed, the government promises a “different approach for indigenous communities,” including... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook’s body found in Ottawa riverShe was the artist who put the contemporary in contemporary Inuit art, a cataly
Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook’s body found in Ottawa river
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
She was the artist who put the contemporary in contemporary Inuit art, a catalyst for other Inuit artists, young and old, to deal with life as it was in Canada’s North, an award-winning international standard-bearer. And now Annie Pootoogook is dead... Read more
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CTV News
Award winning Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook found dead in OttawaOTTAWA - An award winning Inuit artist has been identified as the woman who was
Award winning Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook found dead in Ottawa
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
OTTAWA - An award winning Inuit artist has been identified as the woman who was found dead earlier this week in the Rideau River in Ottawa. Police say the body of Annie Pootoogook, 46, of Ottawa was discovered on Monday, but don't suspect foul... Read more
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CBC.ca
Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook found dead in OttawaProminent Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook has been identified as the woman whose
Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook found dead in Ottawa
CBC.ca / Posted 4 days ago
Prominent Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook has been identified as the woman whose body was found in Ottawa's Rideau River earlier this week. Officials with the West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative in her hometown, Cape Dorset, Nunavut, confirmed the death... Read more
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The Sault Star
A question of balanceschool system and to educate Canadians in order to facilitate healing and recon
A question of balance
The Sault Star / Posted 4 days ago
school system and to educate Canadians in order to facilitate healing and reconciliation between them and First Nations, Inuit and Metis. “But, you know, I got more feeling from hugging that crying biker guy than I did from the prime minister,”... Read more
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CBC.ca
Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook found dead in OttawaProminent Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook has been identified as the woman whose
Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook found dead in Ottawa
CBC.ca / Posted 4 days ago
Prominent Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook has been identified as the woman whose body was found in the Rideau River earlier this week. Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook created contemporary images of the North. She won the Sobey Award in 2006 for her... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Selvmord i Grønland: Det er ikke mørket, som dræber digfjord nogle kilometer væk kunne de se isbjørnen. I Arktis er jagt — på bjørne,
Selvmord i Grønland: Det er ikke mørket, som dræber dig
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
fjord nogle kilometer væk kunne de se isbjørnen. I Arktis er jagt — på bjørne, rensdyr, sæler og fugle — en vigtig del af inuitternes liv, også i dag. Isbjørnen kom i retning af byen. Pele og hans venner var lidt fulde og ret ophidsede. De... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Toronto schools are starting each day with a First Nations lessonCommission report last year that recommended students be taught about the histo
Toronto schools are starting each day with a First Nations lesson
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Commission report last year that recommended students be taught about the history of First Nations, Métis and Inuit. The commission heard testimony from survivors who were taken from their families and forced to attend church-run,... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Former Brandon officer, DOPS chief Palson receives national awardof things we were able to do there, and I’m grateful and proud of that," Palson
Former Brandon officer, DOPS chief Palson receives national award
Brandon Sun / Posted 5 days ago
of things we were able to do there, and I’m grateful and proud of that," Palson said. Palson also co-chaired the Métis and Inuit Peoples Committee of the CACP. Among the issues the committee provided advice for was that of missing and murdered... Read more
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The Local
Stockholm reveals 'alternative Nobel' winThe three laureates are Italian doctor Gino Strada, Ugandan campaigner Kasha Ja
Stockholm reveals 'alternative Nobel' win
The Local / Posted 5 days ago
The three laureates are Italian doctor Gino Strada, Ugandan campaigner Kasha Jacqueline Nabageserales and Inuit activist Sheila Watt-Cloutier of Canada. The awards will be handed out at the Swedish foreign ministry, a year after the civil rights... Read more
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CBC.ca
Campaign sets out to get First Nations women talking about cervical cancer screeningorganized screening programs, including a cervical screening program," Jocko sa
Campaign sets out to get First Nations women talking about cervical cancer screening
CBC.ca / Posted 6 days ago
organized screening programs, including a cervical screening program," Jocko said, "participation rates for First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples are lower than the general population, more so here in the north than our counterparts in the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Cruise ship visits MDI at end of historic Northwest Passage voyagevisits by a massive ocean liner, the company indicated that it has been working
Cruise ship visits MDI at end of historic Northwest Passage voyage
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
visits by a massive ocean liner, the company indicated that it has been working with Nunavut officials to make sure the Inuit communities benefit. “We will be discussing a number of ideas, ranging from helping with the construction of new... Read more
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CBC.ca
CBC Aboriginal becomes CBC Indigenousthat there is no truly all-encompassing term, Indigenous is fast becoming the p
CBC Aboriginal becomes CBC Indigenous
CBC.ca / Posted 6 days ago
that there is no truly all-encompassing term, Indigenous is fast becoming the preferred way to refer to First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. In adopting this change, we join the ranks of many individuals, groups, organizations, universities... Read more
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FOX News
Why Some People Lack Wisdom Teethof the American Association for the Advancement of Science, could also explain
Why Some People Lack Wisdom Teeth
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, could also explain why particular ethnic groups, such as the Inuit, have a particularly low occurrence of wisdom teeth. Some thousands of years ago, a random mutation arose which... Read more
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CBC.ca
How Mohawk high school students are bringing Indigenous literature into elementary schoolsCross, "so [the younger students] know there's not just one group called 'Indig
How Mohawk high school students are bringing Indigenous literature into elementary schools
CBC.ca / Posted 6 days ago
Cross, "so [the younger students] know there's not just one group called 'Indigenous people,' but there is Mohawk, Oneida, Inuit..." she said. As Long as the Rivers Flow is by Cree writer, Larry Loyie. In this story, Lawrence learns things like... Read more
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CBC.ca
Ottawa museum invites Inuit to help curate Arctic perspectivessummer at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa is promising more than snow,
Ottawa museum invites Inuit to help curate Arctic perspectives
CBC.ca / Posted 7 days ago
summer at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa is promising more than snow, ice and polar bears — the museum is asking Inuit communities to help curate exhibitions that reflect the complexity of living in the far north. "We're actually... Read more
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Daily Mail
Forgotten photos from 1875 British expedition to the North PolicePole in 1875 has been uncovered. The remarkable images from the early days of
Forgotten photos from 1875 British expedition to the North Police
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Pole in 1875 has been uncovered. The remarkable images from the early days of photography depict the brave men and their Inuit guides. They endured sub-zero temperatures 141 years ago in their bid to become the first people to reach the North... Read more
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The Irish Times
Arctic shipwreck discovery sheds light on explorers' last momentsfrom history, transformed into myths that endure to this day. None of the 129
Arctic shipwreck discovery sheds light on explorers' last moments
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
from history, transformed into myths that endure to this day. None of the 129 crewmen was ever seen alive again except by Inuit hunters, who encountered a few starving survivors trying to escape south across “the Barren Lands”. Years later their... Read more
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BC Local News
Witness Blanket returns to Victoriathan 130 located across the country at one point, the last one closing in 1996.
Witness Blanket returns to Victoria
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
than 130 located across the country at one point, the last one closing in 1996. More than 150,000 First Nations, Metis and Inuit children were taken from their families and placed in the government-funded, church run schools. Many were forbidden to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Northerners consider new cruise ship rules after giant vessel’s voyagedo with the small communities that you come in to. “We are concerned about the
Northerners consider new cruise ship rules after giant vessel’s voyage
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
do with the small communities that you come in to. “We are concerned about the impact they have on these villages.” Many Inuit want to see tighter controls on all boat traffic in the North, said Okalik Eegeesiak of the Inuit Circumpolar... Read more
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