Iqaluit MMIWG hearings highlight past and present impacts of industry, colonization

by Avery Zingel - September 14, 2018

In a powerful testimony at the MMIWG hearings in Iqaluit, panelists spoke about the impacts of colonization — dog killings, food insecurity, industry and deficient health care — on Inuit life, health and culture. Inukshuk Aksalnik, coordinator of the Qikiqtani Truth Commission (QTC) described the effects of sled dog killings which made Inuit “lose their…

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