Should Native Peoples Be Able To Continue Traditions, No Matter What?


Yum! Rachel Maddow on Canada's Governor General cutting out the heart of a seal and eating it raw, telling her daughter that "it tastes like sushi."

The seal hunt is a controversial issue, dividing Canadians and appalling the rest of the world, but this wasn't a usual seal hunt on the east cost, this was in Rankin Inlet in Nunavut, with the Inuit, where she said in the Star: "These are ancient practices that are part of a way of life," Jean said, framing her gutsy gesture as an act of solidarity with the Inuit. "If you can't understand that, you're completely missing the reality of life here." Brian did a post on this:

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