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, […]

A news story last week in Nunatsiaq News from Nunavut mentioned that the third annual Iqaluit-Kimmirut dogsledding race will be held this year beginning on March 14. Race promoters hope it will help foster a revival of the use of dog sleds on South Baffin Island, an important part of the Inuit traditional heritage there. […]