August 26, 2010

Prime minister joins Inuvik dancers

Dancing PM wows Inuvik

By Bruce Campion-SmithIt’s not often the nation sees Prime Minister Stephen Harper unscripted.

But thanks to the persuasive powers of the Inuvik Drummers and Dancers, there was Harper taking part in a traditional Inuvialuit dance here Wednesday, thrusting fur-trimmed cowhide gloves high in the air.
Comment:  For more on Harper's take on Natives, see No History of Canadian Colonialism?! and Canada Says It's Sorry.

Below:  "Prime Minister Stephen Harper took new steps in his campaign to promote sovereignty in the Arctic--by dancing. On Wednesday night, he took to the floor and joined in during a performance by the Inuvik Drummers and Dancers."

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