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Young Hunters Program
"I want people to eat more healthy food."
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Few teenagers have ever hunted and caught a caribou, but for young people in Arviat, Nunavut, their first catch goes beyond excitement and into the stuff of legend. “It’s priceless… They’re the happie...
At its core, the book Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit captures Inuit worldview. It is a holistic way of living in an increasingly interconnected world and is based in four big laws. It is critical in preserving wisdom and cultural practices at risk of being lost in the next generation. I'm grateful to have spent the last four days in Arviat, Nunavut (Northern Canada) participating in a fascinating roundtable dialogue with Inuit Elders from across the territory about maintaining their traditional culture in a rapidly changing world.
Caribou pizza. Muskox burgers. Arctic char loaf. These may sound like gourmet dishes from an upscale, trendy restaurant serving Canadiana cuisine, but they’re actually the foods that the children of...