And in honour of Universal Children’s Day on November 20, Eye on the Arctic’s Eilís Quinn spoke with Kylie Aglukark, a child and youth expert in Canada’s eastern Arctic territory of Nunavut, for this week’s feature interview:
That’s all from Eye on the Arctic this week, we’ll be back on Monday with more news and newsmakers from across the North.
Eilís Quinn is an award-winning journalist and manages Radio Canada International’s Eye on the Arctic news cooperation project. Eilís has reported from the Arctic regions of all eight circumpolar countries and has produced numerous documentary and multimedia series about climate change and the issues facing Indigenous peoples in the North.
Her investigative report "Death in the Arctic: A community grieves, a father fights for change," about the murder of Robert Adams, a 19-year-old Inuk man from Arctic Quebec, received the silver medal for “Best Investigative Article or Series” at the 2019 Canadian Online Publishing Awards. The project also received an honourable mention for excellence in reporting on trauma at the 2019 Dart Awards in New York City.