After living in the Arctic for several years I've learned a lot about the Inuit people and their culture. I've realized that this is not something that is done for fun, this is something that is part of these peoples cultures and it has been for thousands of years. People are forgetting that this is the Arctic, it's not like you can go out and get shit out of your garden. It's life or death and these people choose life, life in an extreme climate, and an extreme place with nothing.
If any of you knew how humble these people are, you'd understand. But, because most of the world doesn't, and because people choose to believe what the media has to say, they're going to of course think that they're horrible people.
This is where Canada stands now. Canada and Norway are showing the world that the Arctic is a place, it's a very different place with very different people. It's another world that very, very few people have ever experienced. These people aren't not murders, they're living the land and the only culture they know.
The videos and pictures you see look horrible, and I admit that, but the seals are killed instantly with no pain. Look at how cows and other animals are 'harvested', they suffer a lot worse than seals.