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Toronto Star
No shortage of stories in Northwest Territories as ‘Arctic Comics’ makes a comebackWith the same past, present and future focus as the original, the new “Arctic C
No shortage of stories in Northwest Territories as ‘Arctic Comics’ makes a comeback
Toronto Star / Posted 57 minutes ago
With the same past, present and future focus as the original, the new “Arctic Comics” features a trip with a legendary Inuit Ulysses in “Kiviuq versus Big Bee.” The fantastical adventure of the long-ago traveller, drawn from Inuit myth, was written... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The Arctic Suicides: Your Questions Answeredthe world. It's 82.8 suicides per 100,000 people each year — six times higher t
The Arctic Suicides: Your Questions Answered
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 hours ago
the world. It's 82.8 suicides per 100,000 people each year — six times higher than the U.S. suicide rate. She interviewed Inuit people in the Greenlandic capital, Nuuk, and in small towns on the country's remote east coast. She spoke with... Read more
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KERA North Texas
The Arctic Suicides: Your Questions Answeredthe world. It's 82.8 suicides per 100,000 people each year — six times higher t
The Arctic Suicides: Your Questions Answered
KERA North Texas / Posted 8 hours ago
the world. It's 82.8 suicides per 100,000 people each year — six times higher than the U.S. suicide rate. She interviewed Inuit people in the Greenlandic capital, Nuuk, and in small towns on the country's remote east coast. She spoke with... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Barrie woman celebrates Metis decisionapproximately 600,000 Métis have now been declared to be on par with Canada's f
Barrie woman celebrates Metis decision
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
approximately 600,000 Métis have now been declared to be on par with Canada's formally recognized First Nations and the Inuit. “First and foremost, it's vindication that the Metis are aboriginal people and we can have a formal relationship with... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Barrie woman celebrates Metis decisionapproximately 600,000 Métis have now been declared to be on par with Canada's f
Barrie woman celebrates Metis decision
Barrie Examiner / Posted yesterday
approximately 600,000 Métis have now been declared to be on par with Canada's formally recognized First Nations and the Inuit. “First and foremost, it's vindication that the Metis are aboriginal people and we can have a formal relationship with... Read more
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The North West Star
Amadeus Silver III sails out from Amsterdam on its first cruisefrom Greenland through the Canadian Arctic to the Bering Sea, and finish in Ala
Amadeus Silver III sails out from Amsterdam on its first cruise
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
from Greenland through the Canadian Arctic to the Bering Sea, and finish in Alaska. Stops along the way will visit Inuit villages, Franklin Bay and the dramatic Ilulissat Icefjord. Other stops may include Beechy Island, Franklin Camp, Fort... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Amadeus Silver III sails out from Amsterdam on its first cruisefrom Greenland through the Canadian Arctic to the Bering Sea, and finish in Ala
Amadeus Silver III sails out from Amsterdam on its first cruise
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
from Greenland through the Canadian Arctic to the Bering Sea, and finish in Alaska. Stops along the way will visit Inuit villages, Franklin Bay and the dramatic Ilulissat Icefjord. Other stops may include Beechy Island, Franklin Camp, Fort... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Amadeus Silver III sails out from Amsterdam on its first cruisefrom Greenland through the Canadian Arctic to the Bering Sea, and finish in Ala
Amadeus Silver III sails out from Amsterdam on its first cruise
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
from Greenland through the Canadian Arctic to the Bering Sea, and finish in Alaska. Stops along the way will visit Inuit villages, Franklin Bay and the dramatic Ilulissat Icefjord. Other stops may include Beechy Island, Franklin Camp, Fort... Read more
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CBC.ca
How do you act if you think you are doomed? HMS Erebus wreck may tell usdeck of HMS Erebus. (Parks Canada) In this case, the bare facts of those uniqu
How do you act if you think you are doomed? HMS Erebus wreck may tell us
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
deck of HMS Erebus. (Parks Canada) In this case, the bare facts of those unique circumstances are known. According to Inuit accounts, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror were trapped in ice in 1846 and abandoned two years later off King William Island.... Read more
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CBC.ca
Short list for the 2018 iconic Canadian woman bank note announced by central bankfeatured on the first in a new series of bank notes expected in 2018. The fina
Short list for the 2018 iconic Canadian woman bank note announced by central bank
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
featured on the first in a new series of bank notes expected in 2018. The finalists include artist and writer Emily Carr, Inuit artist Pitseolak Ashoona, and feminist and political activist Nellie McClung. The list reflects women from several... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
This year's Maryland Film Festival highlights new directions for documentariesthe very, very beginning," says Greene, 39, noting that Robert J. Flaherty's pi
This year's Maryland Film Festival highlights new directions for documentaries
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
the very, very beginning," says Greene, 39, noting that Robert J. Flaherty's pioneering 1922 documentary on the vanishing Inuit lifestyle, "Nanook of the North," was almost entirely staged for the cameras. Festival director Jed Dietz says... Read more
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The Hill
Interior chief: ‘We will have climate refugees’offered a more restrained warning about climate refugees, saying “real conversa
Interior chief: ‘We will have climate refugees’
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
offered a more restrained warning about climate refugees, saying “real conversations” about the issue are needed with the Inuit in the Arctic. But Jewell said more should be done, and quickly. “We need to provide support for adaptation and build... Read more
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CBC.ca
'Always working for Inuit:' James Arvaluk rememberedat the age of 68 Wednesday, is being remembered by friends and colleagues as a
'Always working for Inuit:' James Arvaluk remembered
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
at the age of 68 Wednesday, is being remembered by friends and colleagues as a fierce advocate and tireless fighter for Inuit. Arvaluk was born in the Fury and Hecla Strait, alongside Baffin Island, in April 1948 and died in Winnipeg on April... Read more
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The Border Mail
Amadeus Silver III sails out from Amsterdam on its first cruisefrom Greenland through the Canadian Arctic to the Bering Sea, and finish in Ala
Amadeus Silver III sails out from Amsterdam on its first cruise
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
from Greenland through the Canadian Arctic to the Bering Sea, and finish in Alaska. Stops along the way will visit Inuit villages, Franklin Bay and the dramatic Ilulissat Icefjord. Other stops may include Beechy Island, Franklin Camp, Fort... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
B.C. researchers collect indigenous data to fill climate change data gapsforcing some fishermen to moor their boats rather than set out to sea, the stud
B.C. researchers collect indigenous data to fill climate change data gaps
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
forcing some fishermen to moor their boats rather than set out to sea, the study said. And in Canada’s remote Nunavut, an Inuit community suspected the grizzly habitat was changing when they noticed the bears roaming in areas where they had not... Read more
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CTV News
'We will have climate refugees': U.S. secretary talks Arctic climate changeCatherine McKenna says the key to dealing with climate change in the Arctic is
'We will have climate refugees': U.S. secretary talks Arctic climate change
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
Catherine McKenna says the key to dealing with climate change in the Arctic is to have "real conversations" with the Inuit peoples who live there. But Sally Jewell, the U.S. secretary of the interior, has a much blunter assessment, arguing... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
U.S. secretary warns of Arctic ‘climate refugees’ in meeting with McKennaCatherine McKenna says the key to dealing with climate change in the Arctic is
U.S. secretary warns of Arctic ‘climate refugees’ in meeting with McKenna
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Catherine McKenna says the key to dealing with climate change in the Arctic is to have “real conversations” with the Inuit peoples who live there. But Sally Jewell, the U.S. secretary of the interior, has a much blunter assessment, arguing... Read more
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Variety
Toronto’s Hot Docs Launches With ‘League of Exotique Dancers’Brendan Byrne’s “Bobby Sands: 66 Days” (which draws from Sands’ hunger-strike d
Toronto’s Hot Docs Launches With ‘League of Exotique Dancers’
Variety / Posted 3 days ago
Brendan Byrne’s “Bobby Sands: 66 Days” (which draws from Sands’ hunger-strike diary), Alethea Arnaquq-Baril’s “Angry Inuk” (Inuit youth defend their traditions using “sealfies” and social media) and Jared P. Scott’s “The Age of Consequences”... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black collegebounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, incl
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black college
KECI Missoula / Posted 3 days ago
bounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, including a stint in a trailer park with an Inuit woman who had multiple sclerosis and an upper middle class white family where both parents were successful... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black collegebounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, incl
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black college
KSBW Salinas / Posted 3 days ago
bounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, including a stint in a trailer park with an Inuit woman who had multiple sclerosis and an upper middle class white family where both parents were successful... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black collegebounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, incl
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black college
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
bounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, including a stint in a trailer park with an Inuit woman who had multiple sclerosis and an upper middle class white family where both parents were successful... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black collegebounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, incl
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black college
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
bounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, including a stint in a trailer park with an Inuit woman who had multiple sclerosis and an upper middle class white family where both parents were successful... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black collegebounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, incl
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black college
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 3 days ago
bounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, including a stint in a trailer park with an Inuit woman who had multiple sclerosis and an upper middle class white family where both parents were successful... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black collegebounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, incl
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black college
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 3 days ago
bounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, including a stint in a trailer park with an Inuit woman who had multiple sclerosis and an upper middle class white family where both parents were successful... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black collegebounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, incl
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black college
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 3 days ago
bounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, including a stint in a trailer park with an Inuit woman who had multiple sclerosis and an upper middle class white family where both parents were successful... Read more
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CBC.ca
Jordin Tootoo appears in new video for RCMP anti-violence campaignagainst women and girls." Several Aboriginal representatives attended the vide
Jordin Tootoo appears in new video for RCMP anti-violence campaign
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
against women and girls." Several Aboriginal representatives attended the video's launch in Ottawa Wednesday, including Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami president Natan Obed, who spoke on behalf of Pauktutiit Inuit Women's Association. Obed said... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black collegebounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, incl
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black college
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
bounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, including a stint in a trailer park with an Inuit woman who had multiple sclerosis and an upper middle class white family where both parents were successful... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black collegebounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, incl
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black college
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
bounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, including a stint in a trailer park with an Inuit woman who had multiple sclerosis and an upper middle class white family where both parents were successful... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black collegebounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, incl
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black college
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
bounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, including a stint in a trailer park with an Inuit woman who had multiple sclerosis and an upper middle class white family where both parents were successful... Read more
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News 8000
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black collegebounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, incl
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black college
News 8000 / Posted 3 days ago
bounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, including a stint in a trailer park with an Inuit woman who had multiple sclerosis and an upper middle class white family where both parents were successful... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Students gather for conferenceof Lockerby Composite School, Lela Hopper and Hannah Conlon, of Lively District
Students gather for conference
The Sudbury Star / Posted 3 days ago
of Lockerby Composite School, Lela Hopper and Hannah Conlon, of Lively District Secondary School, First Nations Métis and Inuit representative Zack Bondy, of Sudbury Secondary School, Ben MacKenzie and Sydney Borton, of Sudbury Secondary School,... Read more
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My EastText
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black collegebounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, incl
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black college
My EastText / Posted 3 days ago
bounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, including a stint in a trailer park with an Inuit woman who had multiple sclerosis and an upper middle class white family where both parents were successful... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black collegebounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, incl
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black college
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
bounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, including a stint in a trailer park with an Inuit woman who had multiple sclerosis and an upper middle class white family where both parents were successful... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black collegebounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, incl
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black college
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 3 days ago
bounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, including a stint in a trailer park with an Inuit woman who had multiple sclerosis and an upper middle class white family where both parents were successful... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black collegebounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, incl
Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black college
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 3 days ago
bounced from one home to another, briefly staying with friends and family, including a stint in a trailer park with an Inuit woman who had multiple sclerosis and an upper middle class white family where both parents were successful... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Regional Viewpoint: Universities are integral to Manitoba's successis a gap between the graduation and employment rates of indigenous and non-indi
Regional Viewpoint: Universities are integral to Manitoba's success
Brandon Sun / Posted 3 days ago
is a gap between the graduation and employment rates of indigenous and non-indigenous Manitobans. First Nations, Métis and Inuit youth are the fastest-growing population groups in the province and their full participation in society is essential to... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Nothing fishy about trout skin sandalsmade shoes from the skin of the Amazonian arapaima fish. Fish skin boots have
Nothing fishy about trout skin sandals
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
made shoes from the skin of the Amazonian arapaima fish. Fish skin boots have been worn for thousands of years by Inuit peoples, and fish skin shoes and handbags were common in Germany during World War II when cow leather ran... Read more
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BC Local News
First Nations youth set to embark on tribal journeyis based on Sutherland’s Nuu-chah-nulth tradition, but the Sacred Wolf paddlers
First Nations youth set to embark on tribal journey
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
is based on Sutherland’s Nuu-chah-nulth tradition, but the Sacred Wolf paddlers are from as far as Tsimshian, Cree and Inuit territory. “This group has never carved and they are learning the hard way,” said First Nations master carver Moy... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Myopiafirst documented case of an extraordinary jump in the number of children suffer
Myopia
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
first documented case of an extraordinary jump in the number of children suffering myopia was recorded in the Arctic. Here, Inuit populations have traditionally lived a life outdoors, hunting and fishing. But in the 1960s, compulsory schooling... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The shelter that gives wine to alcoholics | Tina Rosenbergsickest: those whose drinking is out of control and puts them in danger, the pe
The shelter that gives wine to alcoholics | Tina Rosenberg
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
sickest: those whose drinking is out of control and puts them in danger, the people who have run out of options. Canada’s Inuit and aboriginal people are over-represented in the ranks of alcoholics (although they are under-represented as drug... Read more
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Drayton Valley Western Review
WRSD contributes financially for Eldorado's 100thidentifies the needs of individual students” is the third focus. Having a deepe
WRSD contributes financially for Eldorado's 100th
Drayton Valley Western Review / Posted 6 days ago
identifies the needs of individual students” is the third focus. Having a deeper understanding of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit culture is the fourth focus. Lastly, WRSD wants to focus on developing and enhancing literacy and numeracy... Read more
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CTV News
To rent or buy in Iqaluit? Nunavut votes whether to let residents own landgranted. Advocates say allowing people to buy instead of taking out long-term
To rent or buy in Iqaluit? Nunavut votes whether to let residents own land
CTV News / Posted 7 days ago
granted. Advocates say allowing people to buy instead of taking out long-term leases will make it simpler and cheaper for Inuit to buy homes and bring more money into a housing market that desperately needs more construction. Others say the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Nunavut to vote on whether to allow private land ownershipgranted. Advocates say allowing people to buy instead of taking out long-term
Nunavut to vote on whether to allow private land ownership
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
granted. Advocates say allowing people to buy instead of taking out long-term leases will make it simpler and cheaper for Inuit to buy homes and bring more money into a housing market that desperately needs more construction. Others say the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Why You Probably Shouldn't Say 'Eskimo'has her own perspective on the word Eskimo: "I don't mind to be called Eskimo —
Why You Probably Shouldn't Say 'Eskimo'
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
has her own perspective on the word Eskimo: "I don't mind to be called Eskimo — it is neutral for me. But when I saw an ice cream store in London with a name — Eskimo — it felt weird. But I feel weird to be called Inuit, too. I'm just a Greenland... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Why You Probably Shouldn't Say 'Eskimo'The word's racist history means most people in Canada and Greenland still prefe
Why You Probably Shouldn't Say 'Eskimo'
KERA North Texas / Posted 7 days ago
The word's racist history means most people in Canada and Greenland still prefer other terms. The most widespread is Inuit, which means simply, "people." The singular, which means "person," is Inuk. Of course, as with so many words sullied... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Man pleads guilty in tribal art scam, others to go to trialto selling bone carvings to an undercover U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agent
Man pleads guilty in tribal art scam, others to go to trial
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 7 days ago
to selling bone carvings to an undercover U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agent in August and falsely presenting them as "Inuit Indian" work. As part of the plea agreement, Sippy was sentenced to probation and agreed to pay a $3,500 fine and make... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Stewart Guardsmen participate in Canadian Arctic exerciseresponse to any situation in Canada’s North. Nunalivut means “land that is ours
Stewart Guardsmen participate in Canadian Arctic exercise
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 8 days ago
response to any situation in Canada’s North. Nunalivut means “land that is ours” in the Inuktitut language of the eastern Inuit people who live in the region. Copyright © 2016 Mid-Hudson News Network, a division of Statewide News Network,... Read more
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The Sault Star
BelcourtOttawa provides transfer payments to the provinces, the federal government deal
Belcourt
The Sault Star / Posted 9 days ago
Ottawa provides transfer payments to the provinces, the federal government deals directly with First Nations and Inuit people. Métis also want to negotiate with Ottawa for funds, said. “Now, what we're saying to the federal... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Juneau woman heads to trial in Native art scam case Second vendor takes plea deal with feds, pays finepleaded guilty to selling bone carvings to an undercover USFWS agent in August
Juneau woman heads to trial in Native art scam case Second vendor takes plea deal with feds, pays fine
Juneau Empire / Posted 9 days ago
pleaded guilty to selling bone carvings to an undercover USFWS agent in August and falsely presenting them as “Inuit Indian” work. The agent paid $1,985 for the pieces, according to an affidavit by assistant U.S. attorney Jack S.... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
How Do You Help Someone Who Is At Risk Of Suicide?and the subject of a special NPR report this week. The rate is about 80 per 100
How Do You Help Someone Who Is At Risk Of Suicide?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
and the subject of a special NPR report this week. The rate is about 80 per 100,000, and the group at highest risk is young Inuit men. But it's a question that anyone, anywhere, might ask. Every year, about 1 million people kill themselves... Read more
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