Alternate Names
Inuvik
Latitude
68.3543819
Longitude
-133.6906131
Province
Northwest Territories
Region
Inuvialuit
Type
Inuit Community
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Aboriginal Head Start: Making a Difference in the Northwest Territories: Longitudinal Evaluation of Aboriginal Heal Start in the Northwest Territories 2000 to 2008: Final Report

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Jennifer Chalmers
Liz Cayen
Marjan Saghatoleslami
Cheryl Bradbury
Description
Reports on the history of the program, development of model evaluation and the 2008 longitudinal evaluation study on the communities of Fort Smith, Hay River, Fort Providence, Bechokò, Yellowknife/Ndilo, Inuvik, Paulatuk and Fort McPherson.
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Addressing Inuit Women’s Economic Security and Prosperity in the Resource Extraction Industry

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada
Description

Reports results of literature search and qualitative and quantitative survey data from 29 women living in Arviat, Salluit, Inuvik, and Baker Lake. Study's focus was sexual violence and harassment in the workplace, and identifying gaps, opportunities and recommendations to ensure women's safety and economic security.

Related material: Literature Review.

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The Birth of the Cooperative at Holman Island

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Henri Tardy
Inuit Art Quarterly, vol. 16, no. 2, Summer, 2001, pp. 26-29
Description
Comments on the evolution of the co-op and printmaking. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 26.
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Community Food Program Use in Inuvik, Northwest Territories

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
James D. Ford
Marie-Pierre Lardeau
Hilary Blackett
Susan Chatwood
Denise Kurszewski
BMC Public Health, vol. 13, October 18, 2013, p. article no. 970
Description
Study found that users were more likely to be housing insecure, female, middle-aged, unemployed, Aboriginal and lack a high school education. Compares results with those from a previous study conducted in Iqaliut, Nunavut.
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Elsie Klengenberg: "I Like to Draw People, Animals and Little Kids"

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Joanne McNeal
Inuit Art Quarterly, vol. 11, no. 4, Winter, 1996, pp. 17-19
Description
Comments summarized from an interview videotaped during the Great Northern Arts Festival in Inuvik, Northwest Territories. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 17.
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General Correspondence - W

Documents & Presentations
Description
Correspondence between Mrs. A. Warner and John Diefenbaker regarding Diefenbaker's remarks at the opening ceremonies at Inuvik and regarding a sculpture there.
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John Diefenbaker Speaking in Inuvik

Images » Photographs
Description
John Diefenbaker speaking outdoors with an unidentified Aboriginal couple before/after the opening ceremonies at Inuvik, North West Territories.
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John Diefenbaker speaking to reporters in Inuvik

Images » Photographs
Description
John Diefenbaker speaking to reporters as aboriginal children look on. Taken during his trip to open the town of Inuvik, North West Territories, 21 July 1961. An RCMP officer is partially visible behind Diefenbaker.
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Kaluak

Images » Photographs
Description
Kaluak, an Inuit woman, a native of Holman Island [NWT].
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Olive Diefenbaker at opening of Inuvik, Northwest

Images » Photographs
Description
Olive Diefenbaker on the arm of a Aboriginal woman, John Diefenbaker and crowd in the back ground, during the ceremonies at the Official Opening of Inuvik, North West Territories.

Historical note:

Olive Evangeline (Freeman, Palmer) Diefenbaker; b. 14 Apr, 1902; d. 23 Dec, 1976; second wife of JGD.
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Pathways to Homelessness: Rural-Urban Migration & Housing Insecurity in Yellowknife and Inuvik, Northwest Territories

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Julia Christensen
Northern Public Affairs, vol. 1, Special Issue: Pathways to Prosperity: Voices From the Northern Governance and Economy Conference, 2013, pp. [51-55]
Description
Examines several factors behind migration of Indigenous northerners to urban centres: concentration of economic opportunities in urban centres and scarcity of housing in small northern settlements.
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Project Jewel

Alternate Title
Project Jewel: Helping Aboriginal People Re-Discover Their Value
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Sarah Rogers
Faith Raymond
Northern Public Affairs, vol. 5, no. 2, Innovations in Community Health and Wellness, July 2017, pp. 41-44
Description
Program works with individuals to manage stress, grief, trauma, or any other emotions they are experiencing.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples 5: Opening Prayer and Opening Remarks

Documents & Presentations
Description
The file contains opening remarks from the sitting of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples at Inuvik, Northwest Territories on May 5, 1992. Following an opening prayer by Tom Wright, Commissioner Rene Dussault discusses the mandate, goals, and composition of the Commission. Chief James Firth also welcomes the Commission to Inuvik.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Dick Hill

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Dick Hill
Description

Presenter discusses the administrative, economic, and demographic composition of Inuvik, Northwest Territories. Hill discusses its' ethnic composition (1/3 First Nations, 1/3 Inuit, 1/3 other), its' administrative and institutional apparatus, and related issues in response to questioning from Commissioners Rene Dussault, Allan Blakeney, Grace Blake, and Mary Sillett. Land claims and economic development are also discussed.

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by George Gillies, Inuvik Regional Hospital

Alternate Title
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
George Gillies
Patricia Lowe
Allan Blakeney
Description

In response to a question by Commissioner Allan Blakeney, Gillies discusses the amount of health staff in the Mackenzie Delta area including the proportion of Aboriginal employees, and their positions. Commissioner Mary Sillett also asks a staffing question, and then preceding presenter Patricia Lowe and Allan Blakeney discuss northern community staffing issues.

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Margaret Donovan, Vice-President, Gwich'in Tribal Council

Alternate Title
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Margaret Donovan
Description

Presenter discusses: the history of the Gwich'in people including the signing of Treaty 11 in 1921; land claim issues; language rights and recognition; self-governance and intergovernmental relations; and cultural, educational, and quality of life concerns.

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Patricia Lowe, Society of Friends Against Family Violence

Alternate Title
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Patricia Lowe
Description

Lowe discusses the society's work promoting the establishment of a shelter for battered women and children in Inuvik over the past four years, and why such a facility is needed.

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Rita Arey, President, Northwest Territories Status of Women, Closing Remarks, and Closing Prayer

Alternate Title
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Rita Arey
Description

The file contains a presentation on by President Rita Arey of the Northwest Territories Status of Women organization, closing remarks and a closing prayer. President Arey presents on her organization's work on behalf of women and specifically the challenges facing Aboriginal women in the Northwest Territories.

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Victor Allen

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Victor Allen
Description

presentation on the history of Inuvik going back to the establishment of the community in the 1950s. Followed by Commissioner Mary Sillett delivering opening remarks, and Commissioner Allan Blakeney and local Commissioner John Holman discuss the presentation with Allen.

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation on behalf of the Inuvik Community Corporation, Pauline Gordon and Glenna Hansen

Alternate Title
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Pauline Gordon
Glenna Hansen
Description

 Vice-Chairman of Corporation discusses racism in Canada and its' impact on Aboriginal peoples, a lack of recognition of Aboriginal organizations as legitimate governing bodies and a suggestion to the Commission to "replace the system as it stands now and replace it with one that gives equal stature and governing powers to all." Chairman Hansen then presents on Aboriginal languages, the education system in the Northwest Territories, unequal treatment afforded French, problems facing Aboriginal professionals; and double standards in policing and justice systems.

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation on behalf of the Inuvik Regional Multicultural Society, Louis Beck and Simon Jozzy

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Louis Beck
Simon Jozzy
Description

Beck discusses "the society and what it stands for" through the use of a parable. Simon Jozzy discusses what the multicultural society means to him personally as an immigrant to Canada and stresses that "learning and education is the foundation of understanding." Beck then goes on to discuss racism and combatting it, while Jozzy adds the need for increased education and the important role that parents play in forming children's attitudes about race. Following the presentation the assembled Commissioners discuss the organization and some of the issues raised.

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Stringer Hall — Inuvik, NWT

Alternate Title
Anglican Residential Schools
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
General Synod Archives
Anglican Church of Canada
Description
Discusses the establishment of Stringer Hall in 1959, and how Anglican involvement ended in 1970 when the NWT government took over administration.
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Understanding Fall-Risk Factors for Inuvialuit Elders in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Julia S. Frigault
Audrey R. Giles
Arctic, vol. 72, no. 1, March 31, 2019, pp. 13-27
Description
Study uses the social determinants of Inuit health (SDoIH) as a conceptual framework, conducts 12 semi structured interviews and participant observations to assess how factors of personal health status and conditions, personal health practices and coping skills, physical environments, social support networks, and access to health services affect older Inuvialuit adults’ likelihood of experiencing a fall.
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We Don’t Live in Igloos: Inuvik Youth Speak Out

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Janet Ip
Canadian Family Physician, vol. 53, May 2007, pp. 864-870
Description
Found photo novella technique to be a useful method when trying to gain insight into youth's stories and perspectives.
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Whirl Lake: A Stratified Indian Site Near the Mackenzie Delta

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Bryan C. Gordon
Howard Savage
Arctic, vol. 27, no. 3, September 1974, pp. 175-188
Description
Discusses site located next to the Dempster Highway cutline between Arctic Red River Settlement and Inuvik, eastern Mackenzie Delta, Northwest Territories.
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