Election of the President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami will take place on September 17, 2015, in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, following ITK’s Annual General Meeting, which begins on September 16.
In the latest issue of Inuktitut Magazine, we give you front row seats to a historic reindeer crossing in Inuvialuit. The occasion helped mark the 80th anniversary of reindeer herding in the region, a celebration that included Saami herders, successors to those who originally taught the art to Inuvialuit herders eight decades before.
National Inuit Leader and President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami thanks the RCMP and Pauktuutit for their efforts on Murdered and Missing Aboriginal Women
June 19th, Ottawa, ON – Mr. Terry Audla, National Inuit Leader and President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK), acknowledges the efforts of the RCMP and partners for their National Operational Overview report and for taking the concerns of Canada’s Aboriginal communities seriously. The report indeed is a “stark portrait of a complex issue” as noted in the RCMP report’s conclusion.
June 11, 2015, Ottawa, ON -- The National Inuit Youth Council is pleased to announce that it has elected Maatalii Okalik as its new President for the upcoming 2 year term.
Maatalii is attending Carleton University with a degree in Human Rights and Political Science, with a minor in Aboriginal Studies. While a student, Maatalii has been honoured with several impressive scholarships including: the Carleton University Entrance Scholarship, the Gordon Robertson National...