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Between Two Worlds

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Rhonda Kokiapik
Canadian Woman Studies, vol. 14, no. 4, Women of the North, Fall, 1994, pp. 21-22
Description
Presents a college student's thoughts on living in a big city compared to a remote village.
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Elisapee Inukpuk: "I Enjoy Dollmaking Immensely"

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Author/Creator
Martha Inukpuk-Iqaluk
Elisapee Inukpuk
Inuit Art Quarterly, vol. 11, no. 4, Winter, 1996, pp. 10-13
Description
Interview with a dollmaker from Nunavik. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 10.
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Final Report: Summative Evaluation of INAC's Food Mail Program

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[Lorraine Gabor
Jason Pelletier
Martine Vadnais
Natalia Chenier
Janine Hunt ... et al.]]
Description
Evaluation looked at rationale and relevance; design and delivery; accountability; effectiveness; cost effectiveness; and alternatives.
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In Retrospect

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Virginia Watt
Inuit Art Quarterly, vol. 3, no. 3, Summer, 1988, pp. 23-24
Description
Excerpts from James Houston's "Report of Purchases" from 1950. Houston, a representative of the Canadian Handicrafts Guild, had been sent north to investigate the viability of training Inuit artisans to produce works which could be sold in the south. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll down to appropriate page.
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Inuuvunga: I Am Inuk, I Am Alive

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Mila Aung-Thwin
Daniel Cross
Bobby Echalook
Brett Gaylor
Sarah Idlout
Laura Iqaluk
Linus Kasudluak
Willia Ningeok
Caroline Ningiuk
Dora Ohaituk
Rita-Lucy Ohaituk
Daniel Cross
Brett Gaylor
National Film Board (NFB)
Description
Film documents the changing culture of eight Inuit students from the Innalik School in their final year in the high school. Duration: 57:40.
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Martha of the North

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Marquise Lepage
Martha Flaherty
Description
Documentary about federal government's relocation of Inuit families to the High Arctic and the hardships they endured. Duration: 47:40.
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Raising-up Hunters & Protectors Once Again: The Unaaq Men's Association

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Author/Creator
Stephanie Irlbacher-Fox
Tommy Palliser
Northern Public Affairs, vol. 1, Special Issue: Pathways to Prosperity: The Northern Governance and Economy Conference, 2013, pp. 56-[62]
Description
Discusses organization's activities which help build skills and knowledge to foster economic benefits in the community. Scroll down to page 56 to read article.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples 168: Special Consultation via telephone between Nick Schultz and Ross Gibson, Ottawa, Ontario

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Author/Creator
Ross Gibson
Nick Schultz
Description
RCAP 168 contains a transcript of a telephone consultation between Counsel for the Royal Commission on Aboriginal People, Nick Schultz and retired RCMP officer Ross Gibson who had been a witness to the relocation of Inuit to the High Arctic. The conversation focuses on the Gibson's recollection of events and their portrayal currently.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples 171: Special Consultation via telephone between Nick Schultz and Wilfred Doucette, Ottawa, Ontario

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Author/Creator
Nick Schultz
Wilfred Doucette
Andrew Orkin
Description
RCAP 171 contains a transcript of a telephone consultation between Counsel for the Royal Commission on Aboriginal People, Nick Schultz and journalist Wilfred Doucette who had been a witness to the relocation of Inuit/Eskimos to the High Artic. The conversation focuses on the portrayal, in the current media, of the events that took place during the relocation. Highlighted are articles from the newspapers; Globe and Mail, Toronto Star and The Boston Globe, among others. Also an area of concern was that of a CBC show "Quirk and Quarks" featuring lawyer Andrew Orkin.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples 27: Commissioners' Opening Remarks in Inukjuak, Quebec

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File contains opening remarks by the Commissioners of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples during its sitting at Inukjuak, Quebec on June 8, 1992. Following brief remarks by Inukjuak's mayor Jobie Epoo, Commissioners Rene Dussault, Bertha Wilson, Mary Sillet discuss the composition of the Commission, its mandate, and goals.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples 27: Inukjuak, Quebec

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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RCAP 27 contains files from the sitting of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples at Inukjuak, Quebec. This sitting of the Commission contains many individual presentations from members of the community, as well as some by Nunavik officials, and a member of the local Co-op and Grocers Association. Each presentation can be viewed individually on this site.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Individual Presentation by Lucassie Echalook

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Lucassie Echalook
Description
File contains a presentation by Lucassie Echalook. Echalook discusses the local Church (Anglican?) and how it is run and financed by the Inuit community. Echalook also discusses some of the problems in the community and the consequences of government neglect.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Alan Marcus

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Alan Marcus
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The file contains a presentation by Alan Marcus. Marcus, a doctoral candidate at the Scott Polar Research Institute at Cambridge University (UK), discusses his observations on the High Arctic Relocation program. Marcus performed a case study of the relocation from Inukjuak, Quebec to Grise Fiord and Resolute Bay. Marcus discusses associated sovereignty and Inuit issues. Following his presentation the assembled Commissioners discuss some of the ideas therein with Marcus.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Anna Samisack, Atiraq Women's Group

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Anna Samisack
Description
File contains a presentation by Anna Samisack, Atiraq Women's Group. Samisack presents on women's issues in the community including daycare, funding for her group, and the loss of traditional culture. Following the presentation is a discussion between Samisack, Mayor Jobie Epoo, and Commissioner Dussault on daycare facilities in the community.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Arctic Exiles Markoosie Patsauq, Andrew Iquak, Anna Nungak, Patsauq Iqaluk, Samwillie Elijassialuk

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Author/Creator
Markoosie Patsauq
Andrew Iquak
Anna Nungak
Patsauq Iqaluk
Samwillie Elijassialuk
Description
File contains a presentation by Arctic Exiles Markoosie Patsauq, Andrew Iquak, Anna Nungak, Patsauq Iqaluk, Samwillie Elijassialuk. These survivors of the High Arctic relocation program which forcibly removed Inuit people in the 1950s to the high arctic recount some of their personal stories of the process. Following the presentations Commissioner Dussault thanks them for presenting to the Commission.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Bent G. Sivertz Former Commissioner of the Northwest Territories

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Brent G. Sivertz
Description
The file contains a presentation by Brent G. Sivertz, Former Commissioner of the Northwest Territories. Gerard Kenney assists Mr. Sivertz as he is feeling ill. The presentation deals with the High Arctic Relocation program, the rationale behind it, and Mr. Sivertz's role in it. Sivertz claims that some of the allegations made at earlier Commission hearings were untrue, and that no Inuit were forcibly relocated. Following the presentation the assembled Commissioners question Sivertz on the contents of his presentation.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Bud Neville

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Bud Neville
Description
The file contains a presentation by Bud Neville. Neville, a former employee of the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs, discusses his experiences in Resolute Bay, Northwest Territories (now Nunavut) with regard to the High Arctic Relocation program. Following Neville's presentation the assembled Commissioners discuss some of the issues raised with him.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Dan Soberman

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Dan Soberman
Description
The file contains a presentation by Dan Soberman. Soberman, an academic and lawyer, discusses a variety of evidence pertaining to both the intent and implementation of the High Arctic Relocation program. Following the presentation the assembled Commissioners discuss the contents and some of the issues raised with Soberman.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Daniel Oweetaluktuk

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Daniel Oweetaluktuk
Description
File contains a presentation by Daniel Oweetaluktuk. Oweetaluktuk makes a brief statement (via translator) requesting funding to instruct youth "on how to go about in the land" and assistance from the Crown to make "the fur trade accepted."
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Dr. Graham Rowley

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Author/Creator
Graham Rowley
Description
The file contains a presentation by Dr. Graham Rowley. Rowley, a retired professor and public servant, discusses his experiences with the Inuit in relation to the High Arctic Relocation program, and associated issues. Following the presentation the assembled Commissioners discuss some of the issues raised with Rowley.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Gerrard Kenney

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Gerrard Kenney
Description
The file contains a presentation by Gerard Kenney. Kenney, a telecommunications engineer with Bell Canada in the 1960s and early 1970s, discusses his experiences traveling to the High Arctic Relocation communities of Pond Inlet, Grise Fiord, and Resolute Bay during this era. Kenney also discusses his research at the National Archives in the early 1990s seeking to find evidence of Canadian intentions, or as he calls it, the "smoking gun," behind the High Arctic Relocation program.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Jobie Epoo, Mayor of Inukjuak

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File contains a presentation by Jobie Epoo, Mayor of Inukjuak. Epoo relays some of the history of the community which was formed from members of three different Inuit camps. Epoo discusses the benefits and drawbacks of the welfare system, and the problem of wealth leaving the community with little benefit to the local population. Epoo also discusses the plight of local youth who have little hope for the future, and a lack of social infrastructure to service the people's needs.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Johnny Epoo, Avatuq Cultural Institute

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Johnny Epoo
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File contains a presentation by Johnny Epoo, Avataq Cultural Institute. Epoo discusses his organization which was founded in 1981 and its relation to both archaeology in the area and the preservation of the Inuit language. Epoo complains of the extraction of northern artifacts to the south, and a lack of funding for basic operations of his organization. Epoo also discusses traditional Inuit medicine and his organizations efforts to catalogue these techniques.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Johnny Inukpuk

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Johnny Inukpuk
Description
File contains a presentation by Johnny Inukpuk. Inukpuk relates some of the history of his Inuit people in the area from the time of Hudson's Bay Company contact, through contact with the police and up into the present era. He highlights as one of his primary concerns the preservation of Inuit culture and language. Commissioner Dussault thanks him for his presentation.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Johnny Naktialuk

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Johnny Naktialuk
Description
File contains a presentation by Johnny Naktialuk. Naktialuk recounts the history of his people's experience with Euro-Canadian healthcare, and makes some recommendations on midwifery and other areas of health for contemporary times. Naktialuk also discusses the importance of education in addressing the social problems faced by his people. Following the presentation Commissioner Rene Dussault discusses the lack of trained health care professionals in the region with Naktialuk.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Lazaursie Epoo

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Lazaursie Epoo
Description
File contains a presentation by Lazarusie Epoo. Epoo relates some personal experiences related to the history of the community, and the abuse the Inuit people suffered from the police and Euro-Canadian companies operating in the area. Epoo states that when the Inuit people got involved in elections they "stopped being so scared of the white people," and that "If the white people had chosen to work closely with us instead of being so dominant, we wouldn't have been so far apart in the beginning."
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Lizzie Palliser

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Lizzie Palliser
Description
File contains a presentation by Lizzie Palliser. Palliser discusses women's issues, particularly her own experiences as a single mother of four.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Martha Echalook

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Author/Creator
Martha Echalook
Description
File contains a presentation by Martha Echalook. Echalook recounts a story of an elderly person who lived with her husband and her passing on, possibly due to a lack of heating fuel. Echalook asks the Commission if they can look into a way to lower rent for the elderly, many of whom she feels devote an excessive part of their pension checques to this expense.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Mary Nowrakdluk

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Mary Nowrakdluk
Description
File contains a presentation by Mary Nowrakudluk. Nowrakudluk (speaking through a translator) discusses her experiences as a mother and with the welfare and pension systems.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Mina Kingalik

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Mina Kingalik
Description
File contains a presentation by Mina Kingalik. Kingalik discusses the loss of traditional Inuit culture in Nunavik and the process by which this has taken place. Kingalik also discusses the introduction of social problems like alcoholism that have come with cross-cultural contact in the North.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Minnie Nowkawalk and Closing Remarks by Rene Dussault

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Rene Dussault
Minnie Nowkawalk
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File contains a presentation by Minnie Nowkawalk and Closing Remarks by Rene Dussault. Nowkawalk discusses her family history and warns of the dangers of hydro developments in Northern Quebec to the Inuit people. Rene Dussault then makes closing remarks on the day's session and the sitting of the Commission is adjourned.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Pauloosie Weetaluktuk, Co-op and Grocers' Association

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Pauloosie Weetaluktuk
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File contains a presentation by Pauloosie Weetaluktuk, Co-op and Grocers' Association. Weetaluktuk discusses the high cost of living in the community, and the difficulties this causes not only for individuals but for Co-ops and small businesses. Weetaluktuk also discusses the problem of high rents for tenants in the north. Commissioner Dussault thanks her for her presentation and remarks that the Commission has heard complaints regarding the cost of living at other locations across the north and will be making note of it.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Peter Naluktuk

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Peter Naluktuk
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File contains a presentation by Peter Naluktuk. In a brief presentation, Naluktuk discusses childhood poverty and hunger.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Reuben Ploughman

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The file contains a presentation by Reuben Ploughman. Ploughman discusses his perspective on the High Arctic Relocation as a Hudson's Bay Company employee at Inukjuaq (Port Harrison) and other locations in Northern Canada. Following the presentation Ploughman discusses some of his testimony with the assembled Commissioners.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Ross Gibson

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Ross Gibson
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The file contains a presentation by Ross Gibson. Gibson, a government employee, discusses the recruiting process he engaged in in Northern Quebec during the High Arctic Relocation program during the 1950s, and his experiences with said program at Resolute Bay. Gibson gives his testimony under questioning from the assembled Commissioners.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Simeonie Weetaluktuk

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Simeonie Weetaluktuk
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File contains a presentation by Simeonie Weetaluktuk. Simeonie is an elder who corroborates the preceding presenters take on history in the region. Specifically she discusses the lack of assistance available from the police, and the hardships her people faced. Weetaluktuk discusses relations with the Hudson's Bay Company, the introduction of the snowmobile, and housing concerns in the context of her communities history.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by the Region of Nunavik Chariman Eli Weetaluktuk and Member Simeonie Elijassialuk

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Eli Weetaluktuk
Simeonie Nalukturak
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File contains a presentation by the Region of Nunavik Chairman Eli Weetaluktuk and Member Simeonie Nalukturak. Weetaluktuk discusses Inuit self-government, the Canadian Constitution, the history of the Quebec Inuit's movement towards self-government, justice issues, employment and job training, and economic development.
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A Territorialist Perceptive Approach to Composing Landscape Atlases, Salluit and Inukjuak

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Entre regards et territoire. Composition d’atlas paysagers selon une approche perceptive territorialiste, Salluit et Inukjuak
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mathieu Avarello
Etudes Inuit Studies, vol. 44, no. 1/2, Builiding and Dwelling in Inuit Nunangat, 2020, pp. 85-108
Description

Discusses the use of landscape photographs in the creation of Inuit urban communities that reflects Inuit perspectives. 

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Territorialities and Urbanities Transform: A Scenario-Based Approach to Local Planning and Decision Making in Inukjuak and Salluit, Nunavik

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Author/Creator
Geneviève Vachon
Mathieu Avarello
Julien Landry
Laurence St-Jean
Etudes Inuit Studies, vol. 44, no. 1/2, Builiding and Dwelling in Inuit Nunangat, 2020, pp. 207-236
Description

Looks at the development of Inuit villages that maintain continuity and adapt to challenges facing modern Inuit communities. 

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