Manitok Thompson

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Manitok Catherine Thompson
MLA for Aivilik, NT
In office
1995–1999
Preceded by James Arvaluk
Succeeded by riding dissolved
MLA for Rankin Inlet South/Whale Cove, NU
In office
1999–2004
Preceded by first member
Succeeded by Levinia Brown
Personal details
Born 1955
Coral Harbour, Northwest Territories
Political party non-partisan
consensus government

Manitok Catherine Thompson (born 1955 Coral Harbour, Northwest Territories) is a politician from northern Canada.

Manitok was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of Northwest Territories in a by-election held on May 8, 1995 held following the resignation of James Arvaluk. She served the Northwest Territories as the minister of Community and Regional Affairs, until the creation of Nunavut in 1999. In the 1999 Nunavut general election, she was elected as the first member for Rankin Inlet South/Whale Cove until 1999. She served as Nunavut's first female cabinet minister.

Manitok retired from territorial level politics in 2004 and ran as an independent candidate in the Canadian federal election, 2004 in Nunavut riding. She finished second.

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