With the Canadian parliamentary election scheduled for October 21, it seemed reasonable to anticipate articles providing Inuit perspectives on Prime Minister Trudeau’s accomplishments over the past four years. A published opinion piece by P. J. Akeeagok, President of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA), provides a perspective from the Baffin Island region of Nunavut. Mr. Akeeagok […]

The government of Canada apologized last week to the Inuit of Baffin Island for treating them very badly during the middle of the twentieth century. The apology was reported by a story in the CBC on Wednesday, August 14. Carolyn Bennett, the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, went to Iqaluit, the capital of the Nunavut Territory, […]