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'We need to live': Inuk singer says Facebook suspended her account over photo of sealskin coat

Facebook is apologizing for suspending the account of award-winning Inuk throat singer Tanya Tagaq after she posted a photo of a sealskin coat.

Tagaq, who is from Nunavut, said she was notified that her account was being blocked for 24 hours after she shared a friend’s photo of a young man wearing the coat, along with the hashtags #eatseal and #wearseal. 487 more words

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Rated 'S' for slaughter? Graphic new documentary questions controversial Canada seal hunt

BOSTON — It’s not an easy movie to watch: Hunters clubbing seals to death and bloodying the otherwise pristine ice of the Canadian Arctic.

But for the Cape Cod-based International Fund for Animal Welfare, “Huntwatch” — a new documentary about the fight to end commercial seal hunts — is a story that needs to be told. 550 more words

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Sealed with a Club

PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields

Two seal pups were enjoying basking in the sun. They swapped idle chatter; sometimes so idle sentences trailed off mid-meaning and they dozed. 102 more words

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