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Which way of knowledge? For young Inuit, getting an education can mean choosing between cultures

When she graduated in June of this year, Patricia Deveaux won a Governor General’s Academic Medal for having the highest grades in her high-school class. Meanwhile, she had long since learned the ropes in the world of work, having talked her way into a job at a local hotel when she was 13. “She was always the one I looked up to,” says her 16-year-old sister, Lissa.