Aqqaluk Lynge

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Aqqaluk Lynge (born in 1947 in Aasiaat, Greenland) was the President of the Inuit Circumpolar Council (formerly the Inuit Circumpolar Conference) from 1995 to 2002.[1] He is a former member of the Inatsisartut and one of the founders of the Greenlandic political party Inuit Ataqatigiit. An indigenous Kalaallit, in 2004 Lynge became a member of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues,[2] which is an advisory body to the U.N.'s Economic and Social Council. He was a visiting fellow at the Dartmouth College Institute of Arctic Studies in 2008 and received an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from the college in 2012.[3] Lynge has also become known as an author of poetry and essays,[4][5] published in Greenlandic, Danish, English and French.[6]

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  1. ^ https://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unpfii/documents/members/member-lynge.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  2. ^ "Aqqaluk Lynge appointed to UN's indigenous forum". 7 May 2004.
  3. ^ http://www.economistinsights.com/speaker/2666[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-09-10. Retrieved 2015-06-09.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Lynge, Aqqaluk | Inuit Literatures ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐊᓪᓚᒍᓯᖏᑦ Littératures inuites". inuit.uqam.ca. Retrieved 2021-06-03.
  6. ^ "Des veines du coeur au sommet de la pensée | Inuit Literatures ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐊᓪᓚᒍᓯᖏᑦ Littératures inuites". inuit.uqam.ca. Retrieved 2021-06-03.