The Canadian Press

2009-05-25 | Gov Gen Arctic

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It was a gesture of solidarity with Canada's beleaguered seal hunters. On May 25th, her first day of her trip to the Arctic, Governor General Michaelle Jean gutted a freshly slaughtered seal, pulled out its raw heart -- and ate it. Jean said it was delicious. (Inuit seal hunters said they don't use the hooked hakapiks that have faced such bitter criticism from environmentalists. Instead they use guns or harpoons, and couldn't understand why their industry was considered less humane than cattle farming.)

Date: 2009-05-25
Placeline: RANKIN INLET, Nunavut.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 7 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I miss your face I tried to haunt by Bastille. >>