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Sharing Circle

Take Flight

For many northern First Nation communities, the plane is more that an optional means of transportation. It is a vital lifeline. Yet a very small percentage of North American pilots are Aboriginal. Today, with some reserves taking control by owing and operating their own airlines, this is starting to change. We meet three Aboriginal pilots in various stages of expertise. Juupi Tuunik from Nunavik is beginning primary training. Melissa Haney, a young part Inuit woman, is early in her professional career...
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  • program length: 30 minutes
  • episode #1410