Media Monitoring for Tuesday July 28, 2015

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CANOE & KAYAK

Core Exercises for Paddlers, Part I
CANOE & KAYAK
Greenlandic Inuit peoples depended on the kayak (spelled 'qajaq') for hunting seals and fish. Rolling was a crucial self rescue skill when hunting in rough sea conditions, and the Inuit developed a vast number of complex and challenging methods of rolling.

Google News 3 hours 3 sec ago in 'Inuit'

The Times (subscription)

Sailors sucked the marrow out of their shipmates
The Times (subscription)
... cannibals scandalised Victorian England, with Charles Dickens leading the disbelieving chorus. John Rae, an explorer who reported to the Admiralty what the Inuit had told him, was ostracised. Some accused the native people of inventing the tale to ...

3 hours 16 min ago in 'Inuit'

Students headed to the High Arctic
580 CFRA Radio
For two weeks, the group will explore Greenland and the Canadian High Arctic, accompanied by Inuit leader Mary Simon and Canadian singer Sarah Harmer. More than 30 per cent of the students on the trip are aboriginal youth from across the Canadian ...

3 hours 24 min ago in 'Inuit'

Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice starts 5-day run Wednesday
The Daily Freeman
11 a.m., main stage: Performances of songs from the Iroquois, Sioux, Inuit and the Polynesian cultures. • 12:30 p.m,, Church of St. Francis de Sales, 109 Main St.: A cappella choral performance by the Cambridge Chamber Singers. • 4 p.m., main stage ...

and more »Google News 5 hours 3 min ago in 'Inuit'

Nunatsiaq News

Four of a kind: Nunavut stories that drew your attention
Nunatsiaq News
Ottawa pulled two Coast Guard ships off sealift duty this year to redeploy them to the High Arctic for seabed mapping to claim sovereign territory for Canada during one of the Arctic's worst years for ice in recent memory. The next most popular item ...

and more » 10 hours 27 sec ago in 'Arctic Sovereignty'

Nunatsiaq News

Four of a kind: Nunavut stories that drew your attention
Nunatsiaq News
Nunatsiaq News followers love to read about crime and punishment — and that would have been a clean sweep of our most popular online stories last week were it not for a piece about ongoing problems with this year's sealift. According to Google ...

and more » 10 hours 27 sec ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Nunavut court sees major drop in criminal charges: 2014 report
Nunatsiaq News
The Nunavut Court of Justice saw a major drop in criminal offences against Nunavummiut in 2014, a new court report reveals. Last year, a total of 5,896 charges were laid in Nunavut — the lowest number the territory has seen since 2006. Since Nunavut's ...

10 hours 21 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Wired

Foxtales Shows Game Devs How to Get a Sensitive Story Right
Wired
Every game has a moment—a moment that not only crystallizes your mission, but that lets you know why you're playing at all. In Foxtales, that moment happens almost immediately. Nuna, a young Inuit girl, and her Arctic fox are overjoyed when the spring ...

10 hours 34 min ago in 'Inuit'

Nunatsiaq News

As election campaign heats up in Nunavut, Liberals anoint Hunter Tootoo
Nunatsiaq News
The veteran Nunavut politician, business owner and chair of the Nunavut Planning Commission, Hunter Tootoo, will now run for the Liberals in the upcoming federal election. Tootoo, a former MLA in Iqaluit, announced his Liberal candidacy before about ...

and more » 12 hours 56 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut DM: lawyers ponder cuts to strikers' housing subsidies
Nunatsiaq News
Chris D'Arcy, the deputy minister of finance, said Nunavut government lawyers are now doing research to find out whether the Qulliq Energy Corp. can stop paying housing subsidies to striking workers. Following the dissolution of the old Department of ...

14 hours 9 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Daily Mail

Jeremy Corbyn's secret past as the leader of the Smurfs says CRAIG BROWN
Daily Mail
1) For the past 45 years, Jeremy Corbyn has been a member of the Highbury and Islington Morris Dancing Association. 'We don't have a lead dancer,' he says. 'We're a democratic organisation.' Every other Saturday, he can be seen jigging to the tune Your ...

23 hours 58 min ago in 'Inuit'
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