Yesterday’s weather was flat in light snow mixed with rain then light snow with not much accumulation.
No planes with both airlines canceling mid afternoon, though there was a lone flight in late afternoon, could have been a hospital flight or charter.
Looks like the snow we have will take a beating next week, temps well above [relatively speaking] freezing predicted.
Harking back to the raven scarcity; I checked with the conservation officer in Hopedale, he says the numbers are low in that community as well. Matter of fact he has not seen such low numbers in his life time.
Still no theories as to why; just another puzzle in the ever growing puzzle of anomalies in the wild kingdom.
Not so puzzling is this story about mercury in arctic waters. Seeing as there is no heavy industry or coal burning power plants in the north one wonder exactly where the origin for the mercury originated.
Meantime with the election looming Monday we can take a look just north of here to see what power of the people looks like.
I do not claim to fully understand what it was all about, but have followed it sufficiently to come to the conclusion that Inuit were not happy at the prospect of having their culture and language playing second fiddle under the proposed plan.
The fact Inuit in Nunavik do not want to follow the same path as Nunatsiavut seems obvious.
I also make no claim to being overly religious, but I do have an interest in Inuit history and culture, as well as culture and history in other parts of the world.
In that light I offer up this recent interview on CKOK with members of the Moravian church in NL and
While some may argue that Christianity is not part of Inuit culture it is clear to me that the majority of Inuit in
I can garner to sense whatsoever from people who are interested in allowing the destruction of the old buildings in Nain and am gratified at the attempts to save and restore them.