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MUNCHIES Presents: Cooking Polar Bear Meat and Caribou Head in the North

Inuk resident Angela Hovak Johnston teaches her son how to cook polar bear meat along with other traditional country food dishes such as caribou heart soup and caribou head.

by Munchies Staff
Jun 16 2015, 12:00pm

We travel to Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, where local Inuk resident Angela Hovak Johnston teaches her son how to cook polar bear meat along with other traditional country food dishes such as caribou heart soup and caribou head. Through conversation, we learn more about how food traditions are melding with contemporary culture—and what it means for the future of Aboriginals in the north.