Indigenous Worldviews Of Inuit

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The Indigenous worldviews of Inuit’s people are problematic as the rituals of annual seal hunt, which occurs during March and April. Currently seal hunt is practiced in eight countries: Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Namibia and Canada where the worlds most seal hunting takes place. In 2008, 217,800 seals had been killed just in Canada. It is extremely tragic in the sense that the populations of Harp seals in northwest Atlantic have declined approximately 2 million in the late 1960s as a result of Canada’s annual rate. Baby seals are the targets of this hunt because of their white fur. The incentive for killing such young seals is the sum of money that hunters earn for their fur, as the young white seal fur is strongly

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