New country food facility coming to Taloyoak

Project aims to improve access to country food, provide local jobs for Inuit

A new meat-processing facility aims to make traditional food like caribou and beluga more accessible for Taloyoak residents, the man behind the project says. Jimmy Oleekatalik, manager of the Spence Bay Hunters and Trappers Organization, described the project as the start of a new traditional food-driven economy for the community. Oleekatalik’s project, Niqihaqut, which means...

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