What is it about?

How Inuit use social media to express their relationship to the natural world, including the animals they rely on their survival, seals.

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Why is it important?

Subsistence is more than a set of foraging practices and exchange-based relationships between groups of people. It's also a set beliefs and a source of inspiration for the expression of one's selfhood.

Perspectives

I enjoyed researching and writing about a topic (human-environment relations) that seems to take so many shapes and always inspires so many new questions.

Edmund Searles
Bucknell University

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This page is a summary of: ‘Fresh seal blood looks like beauty and life’, Hunter Gatherer Research, April 2019, Liverpool University Press, DOI: 10.3828/hgr.2017.34.
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