ᓂᐲᑦ ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ Louie Uttak NIRB Community Roundtable, July 23, 2012, Igloolik, 5:58 Inuktitut, Igloolik Elder expresses his concerns for protection of marine mammals and wildlife and Inuit way of life, 'Don't hide anything from me.'
Nunavut officials register concernsat Baffinland hearings: Overall, the Nunavut Government says it supports the mega-project, but it has concerns about potential impacts on wildlife and ...see Full Story
Mayor says Baffinland mine will have impacts on Iqaluit: Iqaulit Mayor Madeleine Redfern says the Mary River iron mine would bring jobs and income to Nunavut, and more people to the capital, putting a strain on...see Full Story
This program is dedicated to Joan Carling, an activist from the Kankanaey people of the Philippines. She has served as an Expert Member on the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues during 2014 and 2016, and as the Secretary General of the Asia Indigenous Pact.… Read more
Everything is alive and everything is related: this is the Mapuche way of understanding life. A philosophy that is threatened by the activities of the forestry industry in the region, mobilizing Mapuche communities to defend their land and territory.
Zacharias Kunuk with Lloyd Lipsett, Formal Intervention, NIRB Technical Hearing, July 23, 2012, Igloolik, Part 1/2 3:13 English Version. Zacharias Kunuk, speaking Inuktitut, describes his childhood growing up in the heart of the Baffinland mining region, going to school in English, eventually becoming a filmmaker.… Read more
Zacharias Kunuk with Lloyd Lipsett, Formal Intervention, NIRB Technical Hearing, July 23, 2012, Igloolik, Part 2/2 1:18 English Version. Zacharias Kunuk concludes his and Lloyd Lipsett's presentation calling for up to date media technology and an Interactive Multimedia Human Rights Impact Assessment.
Northern Public Affairs was founded in 2011 to provide space for informed policy discussion in and about the Canadian North. We are the only independent, volunteer-run, not-for-profit organization dedicated to mobilizing diverse voices from across the North to analyze and comment on pressing public concerns.
This 72 min documentary captures the heart felt struggle of a community to protect the Red Hill Valley (one of Canada’s largest urban parks) from a four-lane expressway. The story follows the unique cooperation of First Nations and various Hamilton citizens in setting up a camp in the Red Hill Valley and holding off construction crews.… Read more
Ottawa, October 21, 2015 - Today, thousands of students across Canada joined 400,000 of their peers, in over 60 countries, in celebration of the international day to empower youth with dignity, Global Dignity Day.