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Traditional Qayaqs are Symbols of Community, Culture, and Food Security for Inuit

Traditional qayaqs are making a resurgence in the Inuvialuit community of Inuvik in the Northwest Territories, Canada, due to an interest in returning to traditional harvest methods. For Inuit, the qayaq is a symbol of resiliency, ingenuity, and connection to the natural world. The building of a qayaq requires the expertise of an entire community, […]