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Ottawa apologizes to Inuit for using them as ‘human flagpoles’
A news story about a Government of Canada apology delivered to Inuit families who were relocated from Inukjuak, northern Quebec, to the Arctic communities of Resolute and Grise Fiord during the 1950s. From thestar.com.
Apology for Inuit High Arctic Relocation
A backgrounder about the Canadian government's apology to Inuit families who were forcibly moved from northern Quebec to barren High Arctic territory in the 1950s. From the Department of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development.
High Arctic Exiles
Watch a video about the Inuit forced movement to Grise Fiord, Craig Harbour, and Resolute in the early 1950s in support of Canadian Arctic sovereignty. This 2009 video was produced prior to the Government of Canada's "Apology for Inuit High Artic Relocation." From thestar.com.
The trials of Nunavut: Lament for an Arctic nation
This feature probes pressing social, economic, and cultural challenges currently facing Nunavut communities and their residents. From theglobeandmail.com website.
Former N.W.T. commissioner dies at 95
A CBC News obituary for Gordon Robertson, an influential civil servant who was instrumental in shaping government policy in Canada's North.
Shawnadithit grew anxious waiting for her uncle, Longnon, to return to camp at the junction of Badger Brook and the Exploits River, deep in the wilds of Newfoundland...