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School under fire over trip for five-year-olds to see reindeer slaughter13 Jan 1:31pm

School under fire over trip for five-year-olds to see reindeer slaughter

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Head of school in northern Norway defends trip to show children way of life of indigenous Sami after criticism on Facebook A school in arctic Norway is facing criticism for taking five-year-old children on an outing to view the slaughter and skinning of reindeer at a nearby farm. The criticism appeared on Facebook after the school posted photographs of eight children looking at reindeer, a culled animal hanging above a pool of blood, a child dragging bloodied skins in the snow and children in their snowsuits tossing bits of animal carcasses into a container.
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