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New Inuit organization forms

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NUNAVUT

A new Inuit led non‐profit organization in Nunavut’s northern Qikiqtaaluk region has formed to lobby for economic opportunities for its members from industry in the region, including aviation, fisheries and mining, including Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation’s Mary River Mine near Pond Inlet. 

The North Baffin Association, or Qikiqtaaluk Uangnangani Katujjiqatigiit in Inuktut, represents the communities of Resolute Bay, Grise Fiord, Arctic Bay, Pond Inlet, Clyde River, Igloolik, and Sanirajak. Its executive director is Neeko Inuarak.