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How Arctic Cruise Ships Are Threatening Inuit Communities (HBO)





This phase at first aired Oct. 20, 2016, on VICE Information Tonight on HBO.

The Crystal Serenity in August became the largest cruise liner to at any time traverse the Northwest Passage. A lot more than 1,seven-hundred travellers and crew toured the Canadian Arctic and frequented Pond Inlet, disrupting the way of living of its regional local community, comprising about 1,three hundred citizens.

“They’re in our hunting zone. There is rarely any narwhals coming by,” local community wellness employee Ena Maktar said. “If the maritime mammals are not there any far more, that suggests we are likely to have to vacation further to go hunt for our meals.”

Given that the eighties, Northwest Passage transits have quadrupled. Improved fees of Arctic tourism are threatening the meals safety of regional communities.

“Just before the [outsiders] arrived, Inuit fended for on their own by utilizing the animals.” Pond Inlet elder Elijah Panikpakochoo instructed VICE Information correspondent Arielle Duhaime-Ross. “We survived by ourselves.”

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49 comments

  1. "Because the outsiders arrived, Inuit fended for themselves by using the animals," A local elder told VICE News.
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  2. The Inuit were never asked if ice breaking ships were detrimental to the Arctic ecosystem. The ice breakers of both USA, and other countries, destroyed old ice where algae, that took decades to form and where krill used to lay their eggs which in turn is food for whales is destroyed. I would think that these whales are traveling further north to find krill, many will starve.

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  3. The cruise ships are making a fortune, they should pay to go into the villages…pay really well!!

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  4. Smug faced privileged passengers. They shall face bad times soon

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  5. Yep and the globaal people behind this cry globaal warming.
    We have armed our Inuit We support them all the way.

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  6. Of course it’s rich ignorant white mfers messing it up for the locals !! So infuriating they just have to keep stepping on natives toes no matter what !!!!

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  7. I'd be thoroughly annoyed if people just jogged up on my back porch taking away my dinner. Of course it's all happened before all over the world. There was no stopping it anywhere.

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  8. And you're advertizing it. Not good eh.

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  9. Have a cruise ship made for the locals to cruise around in.

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  10. So there are people with lots of money coming up to see the arctic beauty. Sell them artwork, seal mitts, seal booties for their grandkids, soapstone carvings, native jewellery. There are rare gems in the Arctic. They would want a memento from the trip. Postcards of the arctic, with photography by local photographers? Make a deal with the cruise line that inhabitants could give the tourists a talk and slide show about life in the arctic. The history of how the people lived. They are interested in coming up there so they want to know about life in the Arctic. Get a government grant to set up skill training in making things the tourists would buy. A welcome centre where all this could be done. The cruise line could hand out brochures on native crafts available for sale. There are opportunities here. Get the cruise line to bring up building materials with no charge for the shipping for the community as a goodwill gesture. There are opportunities here but the video is only focusing on the negative.

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  11. Water mines will take care of rich bastards

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  12. Its third world flag cannot anchor without the government blessing. Change the law they're gone.

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  13. Shoot at the boats they will leave.

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  14. Inuit are worthless drunks nothing more .They eat out of cans .

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  15. 120,000$ per person? And they cant give the population of 1,500 people unlimited food? Sure they can. But capitalism isnt about that.

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  16. Humans are parasites.

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  17. One more sign that the natural world is coming to an end very quickly now .

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  18. Time for you guys to start selling T-shirts and sunglasses

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  19. I'm a third-generation Alaskan white man I am the shamed at Lisa murkowski for letting this occur our politicians are selling us out

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  20. These huge ships pollute the waters and scare away the wildlife which is food for the locals. Sometimes wealthy people are STUPID.

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  21. Nobody gets in the way of the almighty dollar.

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  22. Imagine how American's feel… Mexicans are not even nice people with money to spend… they are horrible people who show up here to live on welfare and break into our cars.

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  23. Inuit and Out Burgers. Made from Polar Bears.

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  24. No one owns the water. Suck it up

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  25. Ppl love to complain

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  26. wow wtf,

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  27. One would Think with All your Money you would be able to Google….
    Throughout the history of the Earth, the planet's climate has been fluctuating between two dominant climate states: the greenhouse Earth and the icehouse Earth. And it was ALL Natural…….
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenhouse_and_icehouse_Earth

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  28. I am Iñupiak, close relatives of the Inuits. I hate to see my close, distant relatives like this. I am sorry these cruise ships do this family. I am sorry we humans are so greedy and ridiculous. Just for a comfortable get away. Anybody looking to argue with me, ask yourself would you be okay if people just showed up in your town for a vacation? Disrupting your lives? Just to leave with no apology? This does not happen to me, no you are right. Where you are wrong is to argue with me period. My distant relatives did not ask for this.

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  29. Change happens to everyone.

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  30. Dang tourists!

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  31. WHITE PEOPLE: We need to keep OUTSIDERS(Illegal Aliens) out of our land.
    🤔🤔🤔
    ALSO WHITE PEOPLE: We need to COLONIZE their land and treat them like 2nd class citizens.

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  32. Rich White Aanglo-Saxon Protestants taking advantage of a stratified culture never surprises me. “Exterminate the whole fucking race” Misfits.

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  33. Can they not set up regulations that these ships cannot dock within a certain distance of the town? Or charge large amounts for them to dock there to compensate?

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  34. Oh, c’mon. They are drunken Eskimos. The cruise ships are as asset for them. End of story.

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  36. I cannot believe our politician continue to punish Indigenous populations for no reason. Cruise ships should not be invading indigenous villages, they have enough problems already.

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  37. Tell the locals to just tax the ships to of set the cost! Are! Hey it’s 2019 people! Stop killing animals for a living get an education and move the hell out of there?

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  38. If they invade there space they should at least give part of the money to the people there to help with there need since it in there backyard

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  39. Change is life

    When life gives you lemon make lemonade

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  40. The cruise ship problem is not rich against poor or white against color. Inuit are not properly supported by government if they go hungry in 21st century. And Inuit don't seem to care that old people from all over the world want one last wonderful experience before they die. They should. Respect and care for ALL the elders of ALL cultures.

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  41. Worldwide problem. For example, Norwegians living on fjords hate cruise ships for the same reasons. On the other hand, those cruises introduce people from all over the world to Norway. Need compromise to protect environment anr yet preserve global cultural exchange.

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  42. Impose an additional cess on these cruise tickets and transfer that money to the accounts of these people. They would be able to buy food from local groceries and even cater to the needs of tourists.

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  43. everything we do now is becoming irreversible consequences .

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  44. They need to implement docking fees $50.000 per ship! Plus no dumping of shit and garbage like

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  45. If you shoot at the boats, they will stop coming….

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  46. Here we go with vices millennial climate change they prob believe colliflower is racist also and part of the climate change

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  47. i dont give a f*** about the natives, times change and tourists want to see the world.

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  48. Rich people don't give a fu*k about environment or anything.

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  49. I can’t say I hate the idea of narwhals being driven away from hunters.

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