Why did Canada force the Inuit into permanent settlement? What was their reasoning and who were the men who carried out this policy? What was the town like that awaited Noah Piugattuk and his band during the 1960s? Government reports, communications, and publications from decades ago give a broad, detailed, and alarming picture.
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Tracking Change… is a new research initiative funded by the Social Sciences Humanities Research Council of Canada and led by the University of Alberta, the Traditional Knowledge Steering Committee of the Mackenzie River Basin Board, the Government of the Northwest Territories and many other valued partner organizations.… Read more
Master of Public Health student Gregory Corosky discusses his initial findings from his research on "Investigating Experiences of Sexual Health Among Inuit Youth: A Public Health Study of an At-Risk Population in Canada."