Thursday, November 23, 2017

Inuit Forum

Ode to George

Marking the 250th anniversary of the King’s pronouncement.

Spirit and intent

By Terry Audla It gets lonely sometimes,” Nellie Cournoyea said in 2009 during a grand celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Inuvialuit Final Agreement...

Big night in Bangkok

By Terry Audla We were in Thailand — several hundred politicians, bureaucrats and scientists from all over the world, sitting at long tables in the...

My conversation with Ezra

Levant championed the freedom to hunt, crying, “Fight them with facts!”

Pleased to meet you. My name is Terry.

To most people, I am just Terry. I am a descendant of High Arctic Exiles, relocated from Inukjuak. I grew up in Resolute Bay during the oil and gas boom.

Invisible Darkness

When my mental health was getting worse, I experienced the darkest days of my life. I could not feel the hope and happiness that I had previously felt, and thankfully that I feel again today.

Polar Bear Politics

In a single day in October, 11 bears wandered into Qikiqtaaluk. Large, healthy – fearless – bears.

Getting down to business

Mary Simon had the opportunity to talk business with Northern and Southern business leaders, first at the 2012 Northern Lights Business Showcase in Ottawa, and then at the Toronto Board of Trade.

Get the Data Bug

Knowledge is power. And knowledge in our contemporary society frequently takes the form of data. In our political and business world, to make a political argument, or a business case, sound and credible data is needed. One of the projects the Inuit Qaujisarvingat has brought to life is one of the most remarkable data sets among Aboriginal peoples in Canada called Naasautit.

40 Years of Inuit History

During the first week of November delegates to the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami conference will take some time to reflect on the work we as Inuit have done over the past 40 years. The first of November marks the 40th anniversary of our incorporation as the national Inuit organization. Our role, then as now, is to speak with a unified voice for Inuit advancement.