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Federal government apologizes to Baffin Inuit for sled dog killings, forced relocations

The apology comes with $20 million to fund cultural activities and healing programs Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Carolyn Bennett gave a wide-ranging apology to Inuit of Baffin Island in Iqaluit on Wednesday. “We failed to provide you with proper housing, »

Economy, Environment, Indigenous, Society

Nunavut Canada community revives eiderdown business

A small Inuit community in Canada’s eastern Arctic territory of Nunavut is reviving its eiderdown business, something it hopes provides jobs and opportunity for the isolated settlement. “They’re ready and eager to sell their down, said Brandon Clark, the community »