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Fashion as statements: BIBI CHEMNITZ and sealfies

BIBI CHEMNITZ talks about fashion in Greenland, USA as a superpower, designing with seal fur and the ‘sealfie’ trend.  

Arctic

Canadian Inuit snap ‘sealfies’ to defend way of life

Inuit families are taking to the ice Friday for a ‘sealfie’ protest against critics who they say have stigmatized the seal hunt — a tradition that members of the indigenous community argue is crucial to their way of life.   129 more words
On The Water

#Sealfie photo sets off online backlash from seal hunt opponents

We’ve seen selfies and even shelfies — but what about sealfies?

Some Inuit Canadians have been posting photos of seal products on social media to highlight the connection between seal hunting and traditional Inuit culture, but not everyone is celebrating the photos. 330 more words

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Just Arrived: Canada 2014 Tradition of Hunting: The Seal - 1 oz. Pure Silver $5 Proof Coin

Third coin in the series!

Coin Specifications

Mintage – 10,000

Composition – fine silver (99.99% pure)

Finish – proof

Weight (g) – 23.17 (3/4 troy oz.) 312 more words

Sealing the Fate of Seals

It was not unusual to encounter other ships in the straits, and everyone had a story to tell.  The sealer who shared tales of the Falklands also shared stories of the weather: 904 more words

Darwin

Ikerasak village, Uummannaq town

 

KAYAK HUNTING IN ILLORSUIT

GREENLAND

1959

Ken Taylor / Cameron  

cameron@twinoaks.org


CHAPTER TWO 

Ikerasak village and Uummannaq town

A first week at Ikerasak village

       In Chapter One I’ve already told how, thanks to Frøken Larsen’s having very kindly sent him a radiogram, Bent Jensen the Danish anthropology student doing research in Ikerasak village came to Uummannaq to meet us arriving on the m.s. 4,856 more words

Anas Acuta