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Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami

The National Representational Organization Protecting and Advancing the Rights and Interests of Inuit in Canada

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Canadian Inuit Prospering Through
Unity and Self-Determination

Who We Are

We represent Canada’s 65,000 Inuit, most of whom live in communities spread across Inuit Nunangat, our homeland in Canada.

What We Do

We produce advice, knowledge, strategies, action plans, policy tools and learning resources to protect and advance the rights and interests of Inuit in Canada.

About Inuit

An Indigenous people, we have occupied Inuit Nunangat — roughly 35% of Canada’s landmass and 50% of its coastline — since time immemorial.

Donations to ITK

Your donations help us advocate for Inuit, strengthen Inuit communities and build a Canada in which Inuit thrive.

Our communities face significant social and economic challenges around issues such as education, health, poverty and housing.

ITK is taking action to address these complex challenges through research, political advocacy, and public outreach and education.

We have made great strides but we need your help to achieve our vision of a Canada in which Inuit are prospering through unity and self-determination. Canada prospers when its most vulnerable citizens prosper.

By donating today, you will play a role in advancing the critical work of building a more equitable and prosperous Canada.

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Our Board

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Natan Obed

President | ITK
Canada’s National Inuit Leader

Monica Ell-Kanayuk

Vice-President | ITK
President and Vice-Chair | Inuit Circumpolar Council (Canada)

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Duane Smith

Chair and CEO | Inuvialuit Regional Corporation

Aluki Kotierk

President | Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated

Pita Aatami

President | Makivik Corporation

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Johannes Lampe

President | Nunatsiavut Government

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Rebecca Kudloo

President | Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada

Brian Pottle

President | National Inuit Youth Council

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NIYC Welcomes President Brian Pottle

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The National Inuit Youth Council would like to welcome President Brian Pottle of Nunatsiavut.

The role of President includes commitment, public ambassadorship, leadership, advocacy, and vision surrounding complex and sensitive issues that affect Inuit youth in Inuit Nunangat. The President serves as the national voice for Inuit youth.

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