While Jean Briggs’ book Never in Anger successfully portrayed the Utku Inuit approaches to controlling displays of anger, her latest book may help them preserve their culture. A news story published in Nunatsiaq Online on January 15th reported on the publication of a massive dictionary of the language spoken by the Utkuhiksalingmiut Inuit people (Briggs […]

A member of the legislative assembly (MLA) in Nunavut has proposed adding the Back River, an important waterway in the territory, to the official list of Canadian heritage rivers. Moses Aupaluktuk, MLA from Baker Lake, told the territorial legislature last week that the river has considerable historical importance. He cited a major Inuit artist, Jessie […]