Noah Piugattuk started bringing back drum dancing and storytelling in his last years. He said that, unlike what the church was teaching them, not everything was only good or only bad, and Inuit traditions could not be just bad.
Jenny Vestey Vernon is a researcher who lived in Igloolik in the late 1960's and studied Inuit settlment patterns. She notes that women did not have easy lives, and many of them needed medical attention. When they got older, a lot of them moved to town to be nearer the Nursing Station.