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  1. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Google team maps Arctic town with Inuit expert's help

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Montreal Google team maps Arctic town with Inuit's help It has charted the world's highest peaks, the ocean floor, the Amazon rainforest and even provided ... camera. Helped by an Inuit mapping expert, and stalked by curious locals, the team spent four days trudging through the terrain and collecting the images and information that will give ...

  2. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    MMG ventures into Inuit territory

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Zinc-copper project must make it through three years of environmental impact studies in Canada MMG ventures into Inuit territory Miner MMG aims to have its ... and developed sits on the migration paths of caribou, an important food source for the local Inuit people. Drilling equipment has to be flown in and out of the tundra-covered operating area ...

  3. Lifestyle

    Fish oil may not be a defence against heart disease, research shows

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:49pm by Sasha Gonzales

    ... by two Danish physicians, Hans Olaf Bang and Jorn Dyerberg in the 1970s, which revealed that the low incidence of coronary artery disease (CAD) among the Greenland Inuits was linked ... that it was flawed, according to their findings, which were published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology. The heart health of the Greenland Inuits had not actually been investigated, so ...

  4. Space exploration

    Posted Jan 16th 2011, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson You can never be too rich, too thin or have enough wardrobe space. OK, I made that last bit up but, unless your closet is of Carrie Bradshaw proportions, you would probably agree. It's not fun scrambling to locate that missing shoe or ...

  5. Atanarjuat

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Canada's burgeoning re-evaluation and celebration of the country's indigenous cultures. It came seven years after an official report condemned the forced relocation of Inuit families ... of Nunavut. For the Inuit people, the film also marked the first time their culture had been represented from their own perspective rather than that of an outsider- as seen in films such as Robert ...

  6. Snow place like home

    Posted Dec 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... fellow guides will be showing eight of us how to build an igloo, and we'll then spend the night in it. But as Harding explains before we start, 'Unlike the Inuit, who cut the blocks ...

  7. Danger lurks below

    Posted Nov 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck Polar bears, icebergs and Northern Lights. Inuit in igloos, whales and walruses. These are the images that come to mind when we think about the Arctic. But underneath all ... and money into small communities struggling to survive; fear because the Inuit worry oil exploration could ruin their hunting grounds and they're afraid all the oil and money will flow ...

  8. Stone messengers

    Posted Dec 21st 2005, 12:00am by Rick Boychuk

    ... without anybody realising it, the icon has seized the imaginations of Canadians everywhere. Inuksuit are a creation of the Inuit, who are known in the United States as Eskimos. The power of the symbolic appeal of the inukshuk to the sensibilities of Canadians lies in both the spiritual and practical uses made of the stone figure. The Inuit inhabit a vast Arctic and sub-Arctic landscape ...

  9. Northern exposure

    Posted May 04th 2005, 12:00am by Claude Adams

    ... of Easter Island. They are a unique art form, made by the northern-dwelling Inuit. But few Canadians have ever seen an inukshuk in its natural setting. And that is why there was some national ... And an Inuit man, Angus Kaanerk Cocknet, said he was 'insulted' because the inukshuk was used for killing. He has a point. Aside from a greeting to strangers, the stone sculpture was also ...

  10. FROM THE VAULT: 1959

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... Peter Walbrook The Savage Innocents Starring: Anthony Quinn, Yoko Tani, Peter O'Toole Director: Nicholas Ray The film: 'When Quinn the Eskimo gets here, everybody's gonna jump for joy', sang Bob Dylan and later Manfred Mann in tuneful ...




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