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Food insecurity and Facebook

May 4, 2012

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Things that usually clutter facebook newsfeeds: cat videos, instagram pics and party invitations. And increasingly, at least in Nunavut’s capital city, caribou carcasses. In a startling shift away from the long-rooted Inuit custom of sharing food among families, a growing number of opportunistic northerners are instead using facebook to sell their traditional food.  Iqaluit Sell/Swap, […]

No more status quo

July 25, 2011

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Native reserves across the country are preparing for the potential influx of people that could result when new legislation gives thousands of Canadians eligibility to apply for legal native status. The grandchildren of aboriginal women who married white men before 1985 and lost their Indian status because of it are finally having the opportunity to […]