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2009-02-04 15:05:00

Study says complex Arctic trail network passed on orally from generation to generation.

2008-08-22 15:00:29

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 22, 2008) - Canada's Environment Minister John Baird, and Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.

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2007-08-25 17:55:00

Hunting is the central element of the Inuit culture in Greenland, a semiautonomous Danish territory, but that immutable way of life is facing its greatest challenge: climate change.

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2007-07-24 17:15:00

Rising temperatures in eastern Canada are making it more dangerous for the native Inuit population in the province of Quebec to travel and hunt by snowmobile, and a new study recommends that they return to using the traditional dogsled.

2006-04-20 07:15:00

By David Ljunggren RESOLUTE BAY, Nunavut (Reuters) - Simeonie Amagoalik's anger still burns more than 50 years after he and his family were taken from their homes and dumped on a frozen beach in the wastes of Canada's High Arctic.

2005-12-07 13:05:00

Inuit indigenous peoples formally accused Washington on Wednesday of violating their human rights by failing to do enough to fight a thaw of Arctic ice undermining their hunting cultures.

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2005-06-15 14:55:18

Inuit hunters threatened by a melting of the Arctic ice plan to file a petition accusing Washington of violating their human rights by fueling global warming, an Inuit leader said Wednesday.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.