Media Monitoring for Thursday November 26, 2015

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Canadian retailer pulls 'stolen' sacred Inuit design from stores
It's a sacred Inuit parka that has been copied and sold for big bucks by a European fashion label. On Wednesday, As It Happens spoke to Salome Awa, the great-granddaughter of the shaman who designed the parka. She says the fashion company KTZ stole ...

and more » 4 hours 55 min ago in 'Inuit'

Climate change consequences for people in Canada's Arctic deserves more ...
The polar bear has become somewhat of an international symbol for the consequences of climate change but some researchers say more work needs to be done on how the disappearing sea ice affects people who call the Arctic home. Climate change is ...
Inuit Circumpolar Council to promote Arctic agenda at COP 21Nunatsiaq News

all 2 news articles » 5 hours 21 min ago in 'Climate Change'

MetroNews Canada

Nunavut woman accuses U.K. fashion label of appropriating Inuit design
MetroNews Canada
“I went through all the garments and there it was: my great-grandfather's garment, designed exactly the same way as he envisioned,” Awa, a CBC Nunavut morning show producer, told Torstar in a telephone interview on Thursday morning. “I was shocked ...
Nunavut family outraged after fashion label copies sacred Inuit
Is This $1000 Sweater a Rip-Off of a Sacred Inuit Design? TotallyGizmodo

all 4 news articles » 7 hours 57 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Upset Magazine

Get Inuit announce UK tour
Upset Magazine
Get Inuit have announced a UK tour in support of their latest EP 'Luge Lessons', which is out now on Alcopop! Records. Kicking off January 24th in Canterbury, the band will be playing eleven shows which includes six dates in association with ...

10 hours 18 min ago in 'Inuit'

Vancouver Sun (blog)

Large, dangerous prey evoke most satisfaction from trophy hunters, BC study finds
Vancouver Sun (blog)
“It's even less popular than the seal hunt.” By contrast, only 23 per cent of respondents opposed hunting for food. Despite widespread opposition and recent outbursts of outrage over trophy hunting incidents in B.C. and abroad, the number of carnivores ...

10 hours 52 min ago in 'Polar Bear and Seal Harvesting'

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavik to get more bandwidth, 4G upgrade, new satellite provider
Nunatsiaq News
The KRG, which runs Nunavik's Tamaani Internet, will finish its contract with Telesat and then partner with SES to upgrade its network from current speeds of 1.5 megabits per second, KRG councillors heard Nov. 25 at their meeting in Kuujjuaq. Following ...

10 hours 56 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Pharmacies need to print labels in Inuktut, says Nunavut's languages commissioner
For unilingual Inuktut speakers, knowing when and how to take prescription drugs can be a dangerous guessing game, but Nunavut's languages commissioner wants to see pharmacies print prescriptions in Inuktut. Sandra Inutiq. Nunavut's languages ...

11 hours 47 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Nunatsiaq News

Growing Nunavut community opens bigger hamlet office
Nunatsiaq News
They joined Nunavut's minister of Community and Government Services, Arviat South MLA Joe Savikataaq and Arviat Mayor Bob Leonard Nov. 24 to officially celebrate the opening of the new office. “As a former hamlet employee who worked in the old office, ...

16 hours 28 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'

Yorkshire Evening Post

Music interview: Tony Morley on the 20th anniverary of the Leaf Label
Yorkshire Evening Post
In the next week the Leaf Label marks its 20th anniversary with a series of concerts at Headrow House in Leeds. Tomorrow it's jazz-punk group Melt Yourself Down, followed by Polar Bear on Wednesday and Matthew Bourne and Tom Rogerson on Thursday.

20 hours 56 min ago in 'Polar Bear and Seal Harvesting'

Mail & Guardian Online

Could downing of Russian jet over Turkey really lead to a wider war?
Mail & Guardian Online
And then there is Nato's continued testing of Russian radar along the Russian border and Arctic Ocean, which is not helping relations. As long as Russia and Turkey are able to work this out between themselves, it is likely that Russia will simply ...
Will the downing of Russian jet over Turkey lead to a wider war?The Independent
Will the Shooting Down of a Russian Jet Spark a Wider Conflict?Newsweek
Tensions escalate as Turkey shoots down Russian aircraft over SyriaEconoTimes

all 8,776 news articles » 22 hours 32 min ago in 'Arctic Sovereignty'
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