ᐸᕐᓇᐅᑎᖃᕐᓂᖅ ᐊᑑᑎᓂᕐᓗ ᓂᕿᓂᒃ ᐊᑯᓃᒃᑲᓐᓂᖁᔨᓪᓗᓂ
ᐊᑐᑦᓯᐊᕐᓂᖅ ᐃᓄᓕᖅᑕᓂᒃ ᓂᕿᓂᒃ
Using Country Food
prepare and serve food for it to last longer
ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᖃᓄᑎᒋ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᐅᓂᖓᓂᒃ ᐃᒻᒥᓂᒃ ᓂᕆᒃᑲᕈᓐᓇᕐᓂᖅ ᐊᓯᒥᓂᓪᓗ. ᓂᕿᑦᓴᖃᑦᓯᐊᕐᓂᖅ ᐃᓄᓕᖅᑕᓂᒃ ᐱᕕᖃᕆᐊᖃᖅᐸᑦᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐆᒻᒪᕆᓐᓂᖃᕐᓗᓂᓗ.
ᐃᓄᓕᖅᑕᐃᑦ ᐱᒃᑯᒋᔭᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᖑᔭᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐸᕐᓇᑕᐅᑦᓯᐊᖅᓱᑎᓪᓗ ᐊᑯᓃᖁᔭᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ. ᓱᓇᓕᒫᑦᓯᐊᑦ ᐃᒋᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᙱᑦᑐᑦ.
Inuit knew how important it was to be able to feed themselves and others. Securing country food took up much of their time and energy.
Country food was respectfully harvested and carefully prepared and preserved. Nothing was wasted.
ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᓱᓕ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᐊᓘᔪᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᒋᐊᖏᑦ. ᐃᓄᓕᖅᑕᐃᑦ ᓱᓕ ᐱᐅᓂᖅᐸᐅᕗᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᙱᓯᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓂᕿᑦᓯᐊᕙᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐅᓪᓗᒥᐅᔪᖅ.
ᐃᓱᒪᒋᓗᒋᑦ ᐅᑯᐊ ᐊᐱᖅᑯᑕᐅᔪᑦ ᐃᑲᔫᑕᐅᓗᑎᒃ ᐸᕐᓇᐅᑎᖃᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᕚᓪᓕᑎᑦᓯᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓂᕿᑦᓴᖃᑦᓯᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐱᐅᓂᖏᓐᓂᓪᓗ.
These are still important things for us to remember. Country food is still the best source for good health today.
Consider the following questions to help plan how to improve your food security and quality:
Do you eat country food regularly?
If not, why?
How can you increase your access to country food?
Where can you get help to do this?
ᖃᓄᖅ ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᖃᕆᐊᒃᑲᓐᓂᕈᓐᓇᖅᑭᑦ ᐃᓄᓕᖅᑕᓂᒃ ᓂᕿᓂᒃ?
What do you need to learn about preparing and preserving food and where can you get this information?
ᖃᓄᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕆᐊᖃᖅᑭᑦ ᓂᕿᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᖁᒥᐅᓯᒪᓂᕐᒥᓪᓗ ᓂᕿᓂᒃ ᓇᑭᓪᓗ ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᑐᓴᕆᐊᕈᓐᓇᖅᑭᐅᒃ?
ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᒌᓐᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᐋᖅᑭᓱᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᑖᒃᑯᓇᙵᑦ ᐃᓄᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᕝᕕᖓᓐᓂ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᐋᖅᑭᐅᒪᕝᕕᒃᑯᑦ - Developed in partnership between Department of Family Services and Aqqiumavvik Society