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“Had no idea” original photo was taken
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Catherine Airut gives her now-famous pose while taking in the Pulaarvik Kablu Friendship Centre barbecue in Rankin Inlet Thursday, May 26. She had been snapped giving the finger during the Elders games at Pakallak Tyme, a post on the Kivalliq News Facebook page that reached over 40,000 people. Airut said she didn’t even know her photo had been taken at the time, and she had been expressing her upset with the beanbag not landing on the target during the game. This time, she knew the photo was being taken. Stewart Burnett/NNSL photo

Catherine Airut gives her now-famous pose while taking in the Pulaarvik Kablu Friendship Centre barbecue in Rankin Inlet Thursday, May 26.

She had been snapped giving the finger during the Elders games at Pakallak Tyme, a post on the Kivalliq News Facebook page that reached over 40,000 people.

Airut said she didn’t even know her photo had been taken at the time, and she had been expressing her upset with the beanbag not landing on the target during the game.

This time, she knew the photo was being taken.





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