April 10 – 2014 – A Canadian Inuit campaign defending seal hunting reveals a community in crisis.
Pictures of Canada’s Inuit proudly wearing seal skin started as a playful Twitter campaign in response to criticism of their traditional seal hunt. But the so-called #Sealfie movement has revealed a grave truth: The Inuit are going hungry, and many rely on hunting to survive. Recorded videocast from: Aljazeera.com – The Stream
Joining the live discussion were:
Aaju Peter @AajuPeter
Alethea Arnaquq-Baril @Alethea_Aggiuq
Inuit activist and filmmaker
Instructor of Child Studies, Carleton University
Director of Wildlife, Nunavut Tunngavik Inc