List of Canadian Inuit

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This is a partial list of Canadian Inuit. The Arctic and subarctic dwelling Inuit (formerly referred to as Eskimo) are a group of culturally similar Canadian Aboriginals inhabiting the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Nunavik (Quebec) and Nunatsiavut (Labrador).

The names of the communities are given as they were at the time of the birth or death. Those people who were born or died prior to 1 April 1999 in what is now Nunavut were actually born in the Northwest Territories.

Name Birth date Birthplace Region Death date Death place Region Notes
Aariak, EvaEva Aariak[1] 10 January 1955 Arctic Bay NU politician, second Premier of Nunavut
Acoutsina, Acoutsina[2] 1697 Labrador NL Labrador NL interpreter
Adams, WillieWillie Adams[3] 22 June 1934 Fort Chimo QC politician who was a member of the Senate of Canada
Adams, Johnny NedJohnny Ned Adams[4] 1960 Fort Chimo QC pilot, a businessman and a former mayor of the village of Kuujjuaq
Aglukark, SusanSusan Aglukark[5] 27 January 1967 Churchill MB musician
Aglukkaq, LeonaLeona Aglukkaq[6] 28 June 1967 Inuvik NT politician, Minister of Health and Minister of Environment
Akesuk, OlayukOlayuk Akesuk[7] 1965 Cape Dorset NU politician
Akkitirq, AtuatAtuat Akkitirq[8] Igloolik NU filmmaker and costume designer, cofounder of Arnait Video Productions
Akoak, TonyTony Akoak 1957/1958 Gjoa Haven NU politician
Alagalak, DavidDavid Alagalak[9] 11 April 1944 Southampton Island NU politician
Alakannuark, OvideOvide Alakannuark[10] 25 December 1938 Pelly Bay NU politician
Allakariallak, MadeleineMadeleine Allakariallak[11] Resolute NU musician and television journalist
Allooloo, TitusTitus Allooloo[12] 1953 Pond Inlet NU politician and business man
Amagoalik, SimeonieSimeonie Amagoalik[13] 1 May 1933 Fort Chimo QC 2 March 2011 Resolute NU carver
Anawak, JackJack Anawak[6] 26 September 1950 Repulse Bay NU politician
Andersen III, WilliamWilliam Andersen III[14] Okkak Bay NL politician
Andersen, WallyWally Andersen[15] 31 July 1951 Makkovik NL politician
Angilirq, Paul ApakPaul Apak Angilirq[16] 1954 1998 film producer and screenwriter
Angottitauruq, MichaelMichael Angottitauruq[17] 1951 Gjoa Haven NU politician
Angulalik, StephenStephen Angulalik[18] 1898 Ellice River NU 1990 Cambridge Bay NU fur trader and trading post operator
Angutitok, Irene KataqIrene Kataq Angutitok[19] 1914 Bathurst Inlet NU 1971 Repulse Bay NU sculptor
Appaqaq, MosesMoses Appaqaq[20] 2 April 1946 Sanikiluaq NU carver, politician
Arlooktoo, JoeJoe Arlooktoo[21] 26 June 1939 Lake Harbour NU carver, politician
Arlooktoo, GooGoo Arlooktoo[22] 28 November 1963 Lake Harbour NU 30 April 2002 Kimmirut NU politician
Arnaktauyok, GermaineGermaine Arnaktauyok[23] 1946 Igloolik NU printmaker, painter, and drawer
Arnaquq-Baril, AletheaAlethea Arnaquq-Baril[24] Iqaluit NU producer and director
Arngna'naaq, SilasSilas Arngna'naaq[25] Baker Lake NU politician
Arreak, JamesJames Arreak[1] 6 October 1952 Clyde River NU politician
Arvaluk, JamesJames Arvaluk[26] April 1948 Coral Harbour NU politician
Ashevak, KenojuakKenojuak Ashevak[27] 3 October 1927 Ikirasaqa NU 8 January 2013 Cape Dorset NU artist
Ashoona, ShuvinaiShuvinai Ashoona[28] 1961 Cape Dorset NU artist
Ashoona, PitseolakPitseolak Ashoona[29] 1904 or 1907 or 1908 Nottingham Island NU 1983 artist
Atagotaaluk, AndrewAndrew Atagotaaluk[30] Salluit QC first Inuk diocesan bishop, Bishop of the Arctic
Aua, Aua[31] 1870 Igloolik NU after 1922 angakkuq (shaman)
Aupaluktuq, MosesMoses Aupaluktuq[1] Baker Lake NU politician
Barnabas, LeviLevi Barnabas[7] 24 January 1964 Igloolik NU politician
Bernhardt, ErnieErnie Bernhardt politician
Brasseur, Paul-AndréPaul-André Brasseur[32] 25 August 1994 Montreal QC actor
Brown, LeviniaLevinia Brown[33] 1947 Dawson Inlet NU politician
Caubvick, Caubvick[34] Labrador NL Labrador NL visited England, smallpox carrier
Cournoyea, NellieNellie Cournoyea[35] 4 March 1940 Aklavik NT politician, Premier of the Northwest Territories
Crow, CharlieCharlie Crow[36] c. 1943 Richmond Gulf QC Politician, disc jockey
Curley, TagakTagak Curley[1] 1944 Coral Harbour NU politician, prominent figure in the negotiations that led to the creation of Nunavut
Deer, BeatriceBeatrice Deer[37] Quaqtaq QC singer
Dempster, LisaLisa Dempster[38] Charlottetown NL politician
Ebierbing, Ebierbing[39] c. 1837 Cumberland Sound NU c. 1881 guide, husband of Tookoolito
Edmunds, RandyRandy Edmunds[40] North West River NL politician
Elias, EdnaEdna Elias[41] 1955 Coppermine NU politician, Commissioner of Nunavut
Ell-Kanayuk, MonicaMonica Ell-Kanayuk[1] 1954/1955 politician
Enook, JoeJoe Enook[1] c. 1950s Pond Inlet NU politician
Enuaraq, TommyTommy Enuaraq[42] Clyde River NU politician, author
Erkloo, ElijahElijah Erkloo[43] Pond Inlet NU politician
Etidlooie, KingmeataKingmeata Etidlooie[44] 1915 Itinik NU 1989 artist
Etok, TiviTivi Etok[45] 1929 Qirnituartuq QC artist, illustrator, and printmaker
Evaloarjuk, MarkMark Evaloarjuk[46] 1937 3 July 2002 Igloolik NU business pioneer and politician
Evyagotailak, Joe AllenJoe Allen Evyagotailak[47] 15 July 1953 Coppermine NU politician
French, Alice MasakAlice Masak French[48] 29 June 1930 Baillie Island NT 5 July 2013 Souris MB
Gibbons, SimonSimon Gibbons[49] 21 June 1851 Forteau NL 14 December 1896 Parrsboro NS first Inuk priest
Hansen, GlennaGlenna Hansen[50] 10 August 1956 Aklavik NT politician, Commissioners of the Northwest Territories
Hanson, Ann MeekitjukAnn Meekitjuk Hanson[42] 22 May 1946 Qaktut NU politician, Commissioner of Nunavut
Havioyak, DonaldDonald Havioyak[26] 1950 Napaktoktok NU politician
Hickes Jr., GeorgeGeorge Hickes Jr.[51] 1968/1969 Churchill MB politician
Hickes Sr., GeorgeGeorge Hickes Sr.[51] 26 June 1946 Ports Point NU politician
Idlout, JosephJoseph Idlout[52] Pond Inlet NU 2 June 1968 Resolute NU featured on the former Canadian two-dollar bill[53]
Idlout, LucieLucie Idlout[54] 1978 NU singer/songwriter
Ipeelee, OsuitokOsuitok Ipeelee[55] 1922 Neeouleeutalik NU 2005 Cape Dorset NU sculptor
Ipellie, AlootookAlootook Ipellie[42] 1951 Nuvuqquq NU 8 September 2007 Ottawa ON graphic artist, political and satirical cartoonist and writer, photographer, and Inuktitut translator
Iqaqrialu, DavidDavid Iqaqrialu[56] 2 July 1954 Clyde River NU politician
Irniq, PeterPeter Irniq[42] 22 August 1947 Lyon Inlet NU politician, Commissioner of Nunavut
Irqittuq, EnokiEnoki Irqittuq[57] 5 February. 1955 Hall Beach NU politician
Isaac, ElisapieElisapie Isaac[58] 1977 Salluit QC pop singer, broadcaster, documentary filmmaker and activist
Ittinuar, PeterPeter Ittinuar[6] 19 January 1950 Chesterfield Inlet NU politician. first Inuk to be elected as an MP
Ivalu, MadelineMadeline Ivalu[59] Igloolik NU filmmaker and actor, cofounder of Arnait Video Productions
Ivalu, Paul-DylanPaul-Dylan Ivalu[60] c. 1997 Igloolik NU actor, grandson of Madeline Ivalu
Joanasie, DavidDavid Joanasie[61] 22 June 1983 Frobisher Bay NU politician
Jones, YvonneYvonne Jones[6] 15 March 1968 Mary's Harbour NL politician, leader of the Liberal Party of Newfoundland and Labrador
Kalvak, HelenHelen Kalvak[62] 1901 Tahiryuak Lake NT 7 May 1984 Holman NT graphic artist, angakkuq (shaman)
Karetak-Lindell, NancyNancy Karetak-Lindell[6] 10 December 1957 Eskimo Point NU politician
Kattuk, PeterPeter Kattuk[63] 2 June 1950 Belcher Islands NU politician
Keenainak, SimeonieSimeonie Keenainak[64] Pangnirtung NU musician and RCMP
Keyootak, PauloosiePauloosie Keyootak[65] Broughton Island NU politician
Kigusiuq, JanetJanet Kigusiuq[66] 1926 Putuqsuqniq NU 2005 Baker Lake NU artist, daughter of Jessie Oonark
Kikkik, Kikkik[67] Ennadai Lake NU charged with, but acquitted of, murder, child neglect and causing the death of one of her children
Kilabuk, IpeeleeIpeelee Kilabuk[68] 1932 Pangnirtung NU 2000 politician
Kilabuk, PeterPeter Kilabuk[26] 27 September 1960 Pangnirtung NU politician
Kiviaq, Kiviaq[69] 23 January 1936 Chesterfield Inlet NU lawyer, politician, and former sportsman
Komoartok, AdameeAdamee Komoartok Pangnirtung NU politician
Kootook, David PisurayakDavid Pisurayak Kootook[70] 13 August 1958 Spence Bay NU December 1972 Hottah Lake NT saved the life of Marten Hartwell after an aircraft crash
Kringayak, Madeleine IsserkutMadeleine Isserkut Kringayak[71] 1928 Repulse Bay NU 1984 sculptor and jewelry artist
Kritaqliluk, PeterPeter Kritaqliluk[72] 1951 Eskimo Point NU 27 August 2011 Arviat NU politician
Kuksuk, GeorgeGeorge Kuksuk c. 1954 Eskimo Point NU politician
Kunuk, ZachariasZacharias Kunuk[59] 27 November 1957 Kapuivik NU producer and director
Kuptana, FloydFloyd Kuptana[73] 1964 Cape Parry NT artist, stone carvings
Kuptana, RosemarieRosemarie Kuptana[74] 1954 Sachs Harbour NT Inuit rights activist, politician
Kusugak, NellieNellie Kusugak[75] 1955 Rankin Inlet NU politician, Commissioner of Nunavut
Kusugak, LorneLorne Kusugak[1] 1959/1960 Rankin Inlet NU politician
Kusugak, MichaelMichael Kusugak[76] 27 April 1948 Repulse Bay NU children's writer
Kusugak, JoseJose Kusugak[43] 2 May 1950 Repulse Bay NU 19 January 2011 Repulse Bay NU politician
Lampe, JohannesJohannes Lampe[77] Nutak NL politician
Leo, SarahSarah Leo[78] NL politician
Lyall, BillBill Lyall[79] 1941 Fort Ross NU politician, business man
Maksagak, HelenHelen Maksagak[80] 15 April 1931 Bernard Harbour NU 23 January 2009 Cambridge Bay NU politician, Commissioner of Nunavut, Commissioner of the Northwest Territories
Mapsalak, SteveSteve Mapsalak[81] 17 March 1957 Repulse Bay NU politician
Michael, MoshaMosha Michael[82] c. 1948 17 November 2009 Toronto ON filmmaker, composer, carver
Mikak, Mikak[34] c.1740 Labrador NL 1 October 1795 Nain NL visited England, interpreter
Mike, JohnnyJohnny Mike[83] 1954/1955 Pangnirtung NU politician
Mike, RebeccaRebecca Mike[84] politician
Miki, AndyAndy Miki[85] 1918 Eskimo Point NU 1983 Eskimo Point NU artist
Mikkungwak, SimeonSimeon Mikkungwak 1968/1969 Baker Lake NU politician
Nakasuk, Nakasuk[86] early 20th century Pangnirtung NU founder of Iqaluit
Nanogak, AgnesAgnes Nanogak[87] 12 November 1925 Baillie Island NT 5 May 2001 Holman NT artist
Netser, PatterkPatterk Netser[88] Coral Harbour NU politician
Ningark, JohnJohn Ningark[1] 17 March 1957 Pelly Bay NU politician
Ningeongan, JohnnyJohnny Ningeongan[1] Coral Harbour NU politician
Noah, WilliamWilliam Noah[89] 1944 Back River NU politician, artist, son of Jessie Oonark
Nuqingaq, SamuelSamuel Nuqingaq Broughton Island NU politician
Nutarak, JobieJobie Nutarak[90] 10 May 1947 Pond Inlet NU 22 April 2006 Pond Inlet NU politician
Obed, NatanNatan Obed[91] Nain NL politician
Okalik, PaulPaul Okalik[26] 26 May 1964 Pangnirtung NU politician, Premier of Nunavut
Okpik, AbeAbe Okpik[43] 12 January 1928 near Aklavik NT 10 July 1997 Frobisher Bay NU politician, community leader, head of Project Surname
Oonark, JessieJessie Oonark[92] 2 March 1906 Chantrey Inlet NU 7 March 1985 Churchill MB artist, mother of Janet Kigusiuq and William Noah
Orpingalik, Orpingalik[93] fl. 1921 angakkuq (shaman), poet
Oshutapik, HezakiahHezakiah Oshutapik[1] 1955/1956 Pangnirtung NU politician
Pangnark, JohnJohn Pangnark[94] 1920 Eskimo Point NU 1980 Eskimo Point NU sculptor
Panigoniak, CharlieCharlie Panigoniak[95] 7 March 1946 Chesterfield Inlet NU singer-songwriter and guitarist
Paniloo, PauloosiePauloosie Paniloo[96] 1943 Clyde River NU 20 April 2007 200 km south of Clyde River NU politician
Parr, Parr[97] 1893 Cape Dorset NU 3 November 1969 Cape Dorset NU artist
Pauloosie, EnukEnuk Pauloosie 1961 Spence Bay NU politician
Pedersen, LenaLena Pedersen[98] 1940 Greenland first woman elected to the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories
Peter, AajuAaju Peter[99] 1960 Arkisserniaq Greenland lawyer and sealskin clothing designer
Pijamini, LootyLooty Pijamini[100] 14 November 1953 Clyde River NU artist
Piqtoukun, David RubenDavid Ruben Piqtoukun[101] 1950 Paulatuk NT artist
Pitseolak, PeterPeter Pitseolak[42] 2 September 1902 Nottingham Island NU 30 September 1973 Cape Dorset NU photographer, sculptor, artist and historian
Piugattuk, AnnabellaAnnabella Piugattuk[102] 19 December 1982 Frobisher Bay NU actor
Pokiak, CalvinCalvin Pokiak[103] 28 May 1955 Tuktoyaktuk NT politician
Pootoogook, AnnieAnnie Pootoogook[104] 11 May 1969 Cape Dorset NU 19 September 2016 Ottawa ON artist
Pootoogook, KananginakKananginak Pootoogook[105] 1 January 1935 Ikerasak NU 23 November 2010 Ottawa ON sculptor and printmaker
Pootoogook, NapachieNapachie Pootoogook[106] 26 June 1938 Sarruq Island NU 18 December 2002 Cape Dorset NU artist, daughter of Pitseolak Ashoona and mother of Annie Pootoogook
Pottle, PattyPatty Pottle[107] NL politician
Pudlat, PudloPudlo Pudlat[108] 4 February 1916 Kamadjuak NU 28 December 1992 Cape Dorset NU artist
Pudlat, KenoayoakKenoayoak Pudlat politician
Pudluk, LudyLudy Pudluk[109] politician
Puqiqnak, UriashUriash Puqiqnak[110] 15 April 1946 Chantrey Inlet NU politician, carver
Qappik, AndrewAndrew Qappik[111] 25 February 1964 Nunatak Island NU graphic artist
Qinnuayuak, LucyLucy Qinnuayuak[112] 1915 Salluit QC 1982 graphic artist and printmaker
Qirngnuq, EmilinoEmilino Qirngnuq c. 1950 Pelly Bay NU politician
Qitsualik-Tinsley, RachelRachel Qitsualik-Tinsley[113] late 1950s NU writer
Quassa, PaulPaul Quassa[114] 12 January. 1952 Igloolik NU politician
Quissa, TumasiTumasi Quissa[115] 1948 near Akulivik QC singer-songwriter, carver
Qulaut, GeorgeGeorge Qulaut c. 1954 Igloolik NU politician
Qumaq, TaamusiTaamusi Qumaq[116] 1 January 1914 near Inukjuak QC 13 July 1993 helped preserve Inuit language and traditional culture, wrote an Inuktitut dictionary and an encyclopedia on Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit
Redfern, MadeleineMadeleine Redfern[117] 1967 Frobisher Bay NU politician
Rusell, KeithKeith Rusell[118] 24 May 1975 Happy Valley-Goose Bay NL politician
Russell, ToddTodd Russell 22 December 1966 William's Harbour NL politician
Saila, PitaloosiePitaloosie Saila[119] 1942 Cape Dorset NU artist
Saila, PautaPauta Saila[120] 1916/1917 Kilaparutua NU 2009 artist
Sammurtok, TomTom Sammurtok 1946/1947 politician
Sammurtok, AlexanderAlexander Sammurtok politician
Savikataaq, JoeJoe Savikataaq 8 December 1960 politician
Schweig, EricEric Schweig[121] 19 June 1967 Inuvik NT actor
Sheutiapik, ElisapeeElisapee Sheutiapik[122] Frobisher Bay NU politician
Shiwak, JohnJohn Shiwak[123] 1889 Rigolet NL 20 November 1917 Masnières France sniper in the First World War
Shooyook, IsaacIsaac Shooyook[124] 1939 Arctic Bay NU politician
Sikkuark, NickNick Sikkuark[125] 21 May 1943 Garry Lake NU 19 December 2013 Kugaaruk NU artist
Simailak, DavidDavid Simailak Baker Lake NU politician
Simon, MaryMary Simon[126] 1947 Kangiqsualujjuaq QC politician, diplomat
Steen, VinceVince Steen[127] 1941 Aklavik NT 3 February 2007 politician
Suluk, DonaldDonald Suluk[128] c. 1925 Chesterfield Inlet NU religious figure
Suluk, ThomasThomas Suluk[6] 14 March 1950 Eskimo Point NU politician
Tagaq, TanyaTanya Tagaq[129] 5 May 1975 Cambridge Bay NU throat singer, artist
Talirunili, JoeJoe Talirunili[130] c. 1893 Qugaaluk River area or north of Puvirnituq QC 1976 printmaker and sculptor
Tapardjuk, LouisLouis Tapardjuk[1] 30 January 1953 northwest of Igloolik NU politician
Taptuna, PeterPeter Taptuna[1] 1956 Cambridge Bay NU politician, Premier of Nunavut
Teevee, NingeokulukNingeokuluk Teevee[42] 27 May 1963 Cape Dorset NU writer and artist
Thompson, ManitokManitok Thompson[26] 1955 Coral Harbour NU politician
Thrasher, WillieWillie Thrasher[131] 1948 Aklavik NT musician
Tiktaalaaq, Irene AvaalaaqiaqIrene Avaalaaqiaq Tiktaalaaq[132] 1941 Princess Mary Lake NU artist
Tiktak, JohnJohn Tiktak[133] 1916 Kareak NU 1981 Rankin Inlet NU sculptor
Tologanak, KaneKane Tologanak[134] politician
Tookoolito, Tookoolito[39] c. 1838 Cape Searle NU 31 December 1876 Groton CT guide, wife of Ebierbing
Tookoome, SimonSimon Tookoome 9 December 1934 Chantrey Inlet NU 7 November 2010 Baker Lake NU artist
Tootoo, JordinJordin Tootoo[135] 2 February 1983 Churchill MB hockey player
Tootoo, HunterHunter Tootoo[6] 18 August 1963 Rankin Inlet NU politician
Tungilik, VictorVictor Tungilik[136] NU religious figure, both a Christian and a traditional angakkuq (shaman)
Tutsweetok, Lucy TasseorLucy Tasseor Tutsweetok[137] 1934 Nunalla MB 2012 Arviat NU artist
Tuu'luq, MarionMarion Tuu'luq[138] 1910 Chantrey Inlet/Back River NU 2002 artist
Ugyuk, JeannieJeannie Ugyuk[1] Spence Bay NU politician
Ulrikab, AbrahamAbraham Ulrikab[139] 29 January 1845 Hebron NL 13 January 1881 Paris France human zoo exhibit
Umik, Umik[140] fl. 1920 NU angakkuq (shaman)
Ungalaaq, NatarNatar Ungalaaq[141] 1959 Igloolik NU actor, filmmaker, and sculptor
Uvavnuk, Uvavnuk[142] 19th century Igloolik area NU angakkuq (shaman), oral poet
Watt-Cloutier, SheilaSheila Watt-Cloutier[143] 1 December 1953 Fort Chimo QC politician, activist
Watt, CharlieCharlie Watt[144] 29 June. 1944 Fort Chimo QC politician
Williams, RebekahRebekah Williams[145] 3 March 1950 politician

Notes[edit]

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  2. ^ Acoutsina at the Dictionary of Canadian Biography
  3. ^ Willie Adams – Parliament of Canada biography
  4. ^ Allocution du premier ministre du Québec, M. Jean Charest, lors de la cérémonie de remise des insignes de l’Ordre national du Québec
  5. ^ "Biography: Susan Aglukark – A Leading Voice in Canadian Music". First Nations Drum. Retrieved 5 October 2016. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g Inuit, Métis or First Nation Origin
  7. ^ a b QIA Announces New Executive Committee
  8. ^ Costume Designer – Script Consultant - Actor - Cultural Advisor
  9. ^ Made in Nunavut: An Experiment in Decentralized Government
  10. ^ "Nunavut Votes 2004 Akulliq Profile". CBC News. Retrieved 2016-10-05. 
  11. ^ She opens her throat and The North comes out
  12. ^ Outfitter says action will kill his sport-hunting business and hurt community income
  13. ^ Resolute loses Simeonie Amagoalik
  14. ^ Labrador Inuit to create autonomous Nunatsiavut
  15. ^ Premier Grimes announces new Cabinet
  16. ^ Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner. Review by Tony Lee
  17. ^ If Any Living Inuk Knew
  18. ^ Angulalik: Inuk Trader
  19. ^ Canadian Women Artists History Initiative
  20. ^ Katilvik.com
  21. ^ Katilvik.com Joe Arlooktoo
  22. ^ Regrets and sympathy from NTI in the death of Gootileah Arlooktoo
  23. ^ "Arnaktauyok, Germaine". Inuit Art Alive. Inuit Art Foundation. Retrieved 5 October 2016. 
  24. ^ Aboriginal Filmmaker: Alethea Arnaquq-Baril
  25. ^ Nunavut Trust
  26. ^ a b c d e Dahl, Jens; Hicks, Jack; Jull, Peter (2000). "2". Nunavut: Inuit regain control of their lands and their lives. International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs. p. 77. ISBN 978-8790730345. Retrieved 2016-10-07. 
  27. ^ Kenojuak Ashevak, renowned Inuit artist, dies at 85
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  29. ^ "PITSEOLAK (Pitseolak Ashoona)". Canadian Women Artists History Initiative. August 6, 2012. Retrieved March 10, 2015. 
  30. ^ Arctic bishop treasured Inuit culture
  31. ^ Knud Rasmussen and the Iglulik Inuit, Part 5
  32. ^ The Necessities of Life
  33. ^ Inuit heal and remember at Rankin Inlet qaggiq
  34. ^ a b Marianne P. Stopp (March 2009). "Eighteenth Century Labrador Inuit in England" (PDF). Arctic Vol. 62, NO. 1, P. 45–64. 
  35. ^ Nellie J. Cournoyea
  36. ^ A History of the Original Peoples of Northern Canada
  37. ^ Beatrice Deer: Inuit Artist and Activist from Quaqtaq
  38. ^ Recognizing Our Province’s Heritage
  39. ^ a b Loomis, Chauncey. "Ebierbing (ca. 1837-ca. 1881)" (pdf). Department of English Arctic Profiles. Dartmouth college Hanover, New Hampshire. Retrieved 2016-10-07. 
  40. ^ Aboriginal sentences sometimes too light, Inuit MHA says
  41. ^ Edna Elias marks last day as Nunavut's commissioner
  42. ^ a b c d e f Inuit Writers: Peter Irniq, Peter Pitseolak, Ann Meekitjuk Hanson, Tommy Enuaraq, Michael Kusugak, Alootook Ipellie, Ningeokuluk Teevee
  43. ^ a b c Dahl, Jens; Hicks, Jack; Jull, Peter (2000). "7". Nunavut: Inuit regain control of their lands and their lives. International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs. p. 157. ISBN 978-8790730345. Retrieved 2016-10-07. 
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  45. ^ "Tivi Etook (b. 1929)". Nunavik Art Alive. October 24, 2008. Retrieved 2016-10-07. 
  46. ^ Mark Evaluarjuk, C.M.
  47. ^ Western Nunavut Inuit elect new land claims org president
  48. ^ Historical Dictionary of the Inuit
  49. ^ Simon Gibbons biography at Dictionary of Canadian Biography
  50. ^ National Aboriginal Health Organization
  51. ^ a b Iqaluit candidate George Hickes Jr. asks voters about their Nunavut priorities
  52. ^ "Between Two Worlds". Collection. National Film Board of Canada. Retrieved 6 April 2012. 
  53. ^ Inuit History
  54. ^ Lucie Idlout Biography
  55. ^ Biography at the Indspire website
  56. ^ Davidee Iqaqrialu at Spirit Wrestler
  57. ^ The Indigenous World 2002-2003
  58. ^ "Profile: Elisapie Isaac". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 7 October 2016. 
  59. ^ a b Zacharias Kunuk (Inuit)
  60. ^ Kuujjuaq shines during $9M Quebec movie production
  61. ^ David Joanasie - Speaking My Truth Archived 2016-10-24 at the Wayback Machine.
  62. ^ Helen Kalvak at Spirit WWresstler
  63. ^ Qikiqtani Inuit Association announces election results
  64. ^ Keenainak, Simeonie - Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association
  65. ^ Pauloosie Keyootak re-elected as head of QIA
  66. ^ Janet Kigusiuq at Inuit Art Alive
  67. ^ Kikkik Inuit – When Justice Was Done
  68. ^ Ipeelee Kilabuk at katilvik.com
  69. ^ Famed Inuk returns to Kivalliq for first time in 70 years
  70. ^ Brace for Impact: Air Crashes and Aviation Safety
  71. ^ Madeleine Isserkut Kringayak at katilvik.com
  72. ^ Inuit Advocate Peter Kritaqliluk, Taken Too Soon
  73. ^ Floyd Kuptana at Inuit Art Alive
  74. ^ "Biographic Sketch of Rosemarie Kuptana, President, Inuit Circumpolar Conference". The Fourth World Documentation Project. Archived from the original on 2016-07-16. Retrieved 2016-07-16. 
  75. ^ Nellie T. Kusugak Commissioner of Nunavut
  76. ^ ARVAARLUK: An Inuit Tale
  77. ^ 'A great honour': Johannes Lampe sworn in as Nunatsiavut president
  78. ^ Q&A with Sarah Leo: Outgoing Nunatsiavut president reflects on her term
  79. ^ William Lyall at the Indspire Awards
  80. ^ Helen Mamayaok Maksagak
  81. ^ Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated Board of Directors Meeting
  82. ^ "Inuk filmmaker mourned". CBC News, November 20, 2009.
  83. ^ Nunavut environment minister defends Inuit traditional knowledge at Paris conference
  84. ^ Inuit Women: Their Powerful Spirit in a Century of Change
  85. ^ Entry for Andy Miki in the Union List of Artist Names
  86. ^ Crystal Two: The Origin of Iqaluit
  87. ^ "Agnes Nanogak". Spirit Wrestler Gallery, Vancouver, BC. Retrieved 8 March 2015. 
  88. ^ The Big Thaw: Travels in the Melting North
  89. ^ William Noah at Inuit Art Alive
  90. ^ Statement on the Passing of The Honorable Jobie Nutarak
  91. ^ Identity Crisis
  92. ^ Jessie Oonark at Spirit Wrestler
  93. ^ Orpingalik: “All My Being is Song”
  94. ^ John Pangnark on the Union List of Artist Names
  95. ^ Charlie Panigoniak: Eskimo Music in Transition
  96. ^ Pauloosie Paniloo at katilvik.com
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  99. ^ Aaju Peter becomes member of Order of Canada Nov. 23
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  101. ^ David Ruben Piqtoukun on the Union List of Artist Names
  102. ^ A star shines in Rankin
  103. ^ Views of the Inuvialuit on sustainable development in the Mackenzie Gas Project in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region, Northwest Territories, Canada
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  111. ^ Andrew Qappik at Spirit Wrestler
  112. ^ Lucy Qinuayuak Canadian Aboriginal Art at the Senate
  113. ^ Rachel Qitsualik
  114. ^ On the bumpy road to sobriety
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  117. ^ Profile: Madeleine Redfern
  118. ^ Uranium ban vote shows deep split among Labrador Inuit
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  120. ^ Pauta Saila on the Union List of Artist Names
  121. ^ Eric Schweig
  122. ^ Iqaluit’s number one woman: Elisapee Sheutiapik
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  124. ^ Isaac Shooyook at katilvik.com
  125. ^ Nick Sikkuark at the Union List of Artist Names
  126. ^ Order of Canada
  127. ^ North Star of Herschel Island - the Last Canadian Arctic Fur Trading Ship
  128. ^ Letters to the Echo: I do not wish to leave my land, by Donald Suluk
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  134. ^ Kane Tologanak Testimony
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  136. ^ Inuit Shamanism and Christianity: Transitions and Transformations in the Twentieth Century
  137. ^ Canada loses a great artist: Lucy Tasseor Tutsweetok
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  139. ^ Eight Labrador Inuit trapped in a 19th century human zoo
  140. ^ The Canadian Inuit Film Days in Latvia
  141. ^ Natar Ungalaaq at Spirit Wrestler
  142. ^ Uvavnuk
  143. ^ Sheila Watt-Cloutier at the Indspire Awards
  144. ^ Charlie Watt – Parliament of Canada biography
  145. ^ Nunavut reeling from soaring suicide rate