Inuit Seal Hunting in Canada: Emerging Narratives in an Old Controversy

  title={Inuit Seal Hunting in Canada: Emerging Narratives in an Old Controversy},
  author={Samantha D. Farquhar},
Seal hunting in Canada is a historically controversial topic. Animal rights groups have campaigned that Atlantic Canadians inhumanely slaughter thousands of “baby” seals every year. The work of these animal rights groups has led to changes in national fisheries regulations and markets. The market changes have greatly affected the livelihoods of many Atlantic Canadians, but even more so of the Inuit who also hunt seals in Canada’s Arctic regions. Animal rights groups largely excluded and ignored… 

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