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Canadian crew meet the Minister for Environment

By Cape Farewell // Friday 7 Sep // 15:01:57 // View

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Doriana, Shona and Amélie set off on their Cape Farewell journey by meeting the Canadian Minister for Environment, The Honourable John Baird with Rebecca Zalatan and Martin Rose from the British Council, Canada.

The 3 Students were also wished bon voyage by all their felllow students at a special launch for the team.

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It’s going to be hot & I hate it

By Doriana // Thursday 6 Sep // 14:42:39 // View

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“Hi I’m Doriana. It’s almost summertime… it’s going to be hot and I hate it.” Meet Doriana in footage from the workshops at Victor Sammurtok School and hunting caribou near Igluligaarjuk in Nunavut.  
(Duration: 46 secs)

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Blogging in Inuktitut

By Cape Farewell // Tuesday 4 Sep // 20:04:15 // View

Our challenge: Doriana blogging in Inuktitut 
Doriana, from Victor Sammurtok School in Chesterfield Inlet (Igluligaarjuk), Nunavut, would like to blog in her native Inuktitut. This isn’t something we’ve tried before(!) but we’re doing our best to make it possible. As I researched the ins and outs of doing this, I found some interesting facts and links I thought I’d share…
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Profile: Doriana

By Doriana // Sunday 2 Sep // 21:41:28 // 1 Comment // View

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Doriana
Victor Sammurtok School, Chesterfield Inlet (Igluligaarjuk) Nunavut, Canada

Science Project
Doriana wants to investigate and understand the traditional Inuit “elders” perception of climate change and the changes that are happening to their environments in order to compare them with current scientific views on the topic. In Svalbard she is looking specifically at weather patterns over time.

Art Project
Doriana sings in the ancient Inuit tradition of ‘throat-singing’. She will create songs inspired by her experiences on the voyage and perform them. (See Doriana throat singing in the Canada documentary on the website!)

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