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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - August 28, 2015, Winnipeg, Manitoba C M Y K PAGE A10 A 10 WINNIPEG FREE PRESS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015 winnipegfreepress. com WED. TO FRI. NOON - 8PM | SAT. 9: 30AM - 5PM ALL SALES ARE FINAL. SOLD AS IS UP 50 % TO OFF Furniture Factory Outlet 630 Kernaghan Ave Door 79 | 204.988.0800 SALE www. murrayhyundai. com “ Drive a Little, Save a Lot!” 1700 Waverley Street In the Waverley Automall at Bishop Grandin 204- 269- 5555 1- 877- 990- 1717 Recognized as one of the Most Energy Efficient Dealerships in North America! Dealer Permit # 4008 “ PRICES ARE PLUS PST & GST” T34291 2010 J o u r ney S X T V6, loaded incl power sunroof, heated seats, power group, alloy wheels, remote starter. Priced very well for a midsize SUV. Average kms. at 124,485. Excellent condition. $ 11,900 201 3 CAMRY XLE HYBRID T34331 One local owner and it is minty! Auto climate control, 6.1 media display, heated seats, power sunroof, winter tires included. Only 38,585 kms. Balance of Toyota warranty. Was $ 26,900 T33141 2 0 1 5 Son a ta Spo r t Heated leather/ cloth seats front and rear, panoramic sunroof, 5 inch screen with camera, chrome pkg., auto climate, power seat and more. Was a demo now a preowned and only 3,102 kms. No misprint! 2 0 1 4 T ig u a n Com f o r tli n e 4Motion AWD, heated leatherette seats, panoramic sunroof, media centre and premium sound, one local owner and only 27,495 KM’s. Lots of warranty left. Just in and priced to sell. Was $ 30,900 2011 Rogue SV AW D 2013 E l antra G LS One local owner SUV. Premium pkg. incl. power sunroof, 18 in alloys, upgraded prem. sound, Bluetooth, rearview camera, 4.3 display. Only 60,175 kms. Nissan extended warranty also. Was $ 20,900 One owner car that we sold new! Heated seats, power sunroof, power group, sec audio controls w/ 160 watt prem sound, Bluetooth, traction control, only 50,642 kms and balance of warranty. 2 0 13 E l a n tra 4 Dr . GL We sold this one owner car when new! Heated seats, power group, sec controls and prem. sound, Bluetooth, traction control, cruise and more. Only 53,006 kms and balance of a five year warranty. C35111 2 012 C a mr y 4 DR L E Just in on trade and low kms, one local owner car, power group, media center, power group, traction control, only 29,421 kms, balance of factory warranty. Was $ 18,900 T34191 $ 17,900 D17341 2012 Sonat a Limit ed One owner luxury car that we sold new! Heated leather seats, power sunroof, upgraded alloy wheels, power seat, audio climate control, Bluetooth and infinity sound, only 29,771 kms! Balance of warranty. Was $ 18,900 2015 Santa Fe 2.0 SE AWD 265HP heated leather seats front and rear, panoramic sunroof, rear camera, power seat, Bluetooth. Was on demo service with only 3,156 kms. No misprint! Now preowned AND ON SALE! Exact vehicle not shown. AUGUST SALE PRICE AUGUST SALE PRICE AUGUST AUGUST PRICE SALE $ $ 31,900 E $ 17,900 17,900 2011 Rav4 AWD One local owner and low kms! Automatic, air cond, power group, cruise, CD with premium sound, remote starter and more. Only 34,406 kms, balance of warranty. Was $ 20,900 D17321 2014 R I O L X PLU S C34861 One local owner , not an ex rental, heated seats, sec audio controls w/ prem. sound, Bluetooth, power group, alloy wheels, traction control, balance of a five year warranty. Only 31,148 kms. Was $ 15,900 $ 13,900 201 1 Santa Fe P re mi u m T33921 2.4 Litre fwd, steering wheel audio controls with premium sound/ bluetooth, heated seats, power sunroof, 18 in alloy wheels, traction control and more. One owner suv that we sold new. 82,121 kms. WAS $ 16,900 $ 19,900 D17411 A UGUST AUGUST SALE PRICE AUGUST AUGUST PRICE SALE AUGUST AUGUST SALE PRICE $ 29,900 A UGUST AUGUST PRICE SALE 2 0 08 C i v i c 4 Dr . LX One local owner car! 5 speed, power group, cruise, alloy wheels, air cond, tilt/ telescopic, 143,551 highway commuter kms, so the condition is excellent! Med. grey met. and very well maintained. T34411 C35501 C35271 $ 23,900 A UGUST AUGUST SALE PRICE $ 19,900 A UGUST AUGUST SALE PRICE $ 15,900 A UGUST AUGUST SALE PRICE Exact vehicle not shown. ! T33641 AUGUST AUGUST SALE PRICE $ 25,900 A UGUST AUGUST SALE PRICE $ 14,900 A UGUST AUGUST PRICE SALE $ 8,800 A UGUST AUGUST SALE PRICE t33921 CE $ 15,900 Arrive Healthy & Happy! Grab your walking shoes or bike helmet instead of the car keys Get Active with HUMANPOWER! S WEETGRASS, long known as a natural medicine and a sacred plant in indigenous circles, has proven to be as good as DEET in repelling mosquitoes, a new study says. The report, by the United States Department of Agriculture and its natural- products division, prompted scientific and cultural interest over the last week or two. “ If you hate the pungent odour of mosquito repellents, there might be a sweet- smelling alternative,” noted a freelance article on Smithsonian. com after the study’s presentation at a recent symposium in Boston of the American Chemical Society. In Winnipeg, news hits lit up social media as indigenous writers took up the new scientific finding. Sweetgrass is commonly burned and the smoke breathed in during smudges at traditional prayer ceremonies Anyone who’s attended an indigenous event from The Forks to Thunderbird House would be familiar with the sweet vanilla- like scent. So in Winnipeg, the city known as the native capital of Canada, thousands of people have seen or burned a braid or two of sweetgrass and have long known of its powers. What tickled interest was how science now recognizes it, too. Sweetgrass as mosquito repellent: research catches up to native knowledge , was how one headline put it, in the U. S.- based website Indian Country Today. University of Manitoba associate professor Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair posted the Indian Country Today piece to alert his Facebook network to the study in a light- hearted way. “ Indigenous science is amongst the most innovative and well- versed in the world, and it’s time the world understood this,” said James Sinclair to the Free Press . The professor and writer is working on an article about indigenous technology, so the study naturally tweaked his interest. The U. S. government study has almost no commercial value. The kelly- green coloured grass that shines in the sun isn’t a cash crop, nor is it likely to be. Yet it can be found in fields and along coast lines across North America, making it a plant with a storied folklore history. Interestingly, European folklore also mentions sweetgrass. It was once spread on stone floors in medieval churches to mask odours and repel bugs. Indigenous folklore from North America is what brought the plant to the attention of the USDA in the first place, lead author Charles Cantrell said from his office at the University of Mississippi. Cantrell’s study distilled the essential oil in sweetgrass and tested it by filling vials with a blood- like substance to lure in mosquitoes. Separate vials were covered with filters infused with repellents, including DEET and sweetgrass oil. The bugs were repelled almost equally by sweetgrass oil and DEET, but DEET won out in the end for lasting longer than the natural oil. Scientists teased out two chemicals in sweetgrass responsible for its repellent powers: coumarin and phytol. Coumarin was the chemical that made Avon’s skin product, Skin So Soft, an accidental hit as a repellent. The Smithsonian article noted Avon now makes repellents, but without coumarin, because it’s not registered as a repellent with the Environmental Protection Agency. The research was fun, Cantrell said and he chuckled at learning the findings are sweeping indigenous social media. “ That’s the beauty of this study,” he said. “ There is a chemical basis to why this plant was used traditionally.” alexandra. paul@ freepress. mb. ca Sweetgrass may repel mosquitoes American study says it’s as good as DEET By Alexandra Paul 3062 Portage Ave. 204- 832- 7387 www. petrescueshelter. com Manitoba’s first registered charity NO- KILL animal shelter. ‘ If you hate the pungent odour of mosquito repellents, there might be a sweet- smelling alternative’ — Smithsonian article PHIL HOSSACK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS A new study has found sweetgrass, traditionally used in aboriginal medicine and ceremonies, can be used to repel mosquitoes. A_ 10_ Aug- 28- 15_ FP_ 01. indd A10 8/ 27/ 15 10: 03: 25 PM

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