Mary Simon is President of the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, Canada’s national Inuit organization. She was Canada’s Ambassador for Circumpolar Affairs, and Ambassador to Denmark. As an Inuit leader she has been president of Makivik Corporation in Nunavik, and the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC).… Read more
An interview between Louis Tapardjuk and Peter Irniq. Louis Tapardjuk was born on January 30, 1953 in an igloo out on the sea ice near Igloolik, Nunavut where he later became Councillor and Mayor. Louis was elected to the 2nd Nunavut Legislature in the 2004 Territorial Elections.… Read more
Gunn-Britt Retter speaks at the Arctic Indigenous Languages Symposium in Tromso, Norway on October 20th, 2008.
Gunn-Britt Retter is a Saami from the Varanger area on the coast of Northeast Norway. She is a teacher by training and holds a Master of Arts in Bilingual Studies from the University of Wales.… Read more
An open discussion on the topic of "Indigenous Languages: an Important Key to Protecting the Arctic Environment" following the presenters on the topic at the Arctic Indigenous Languages Symposium in Tromso, Norway on October 20th, 2008.