Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami

Type: Organization
Name: Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

National Inuit Leader Responds: EU Seal Markets

Inuit Organization Pushes for Enhanced ConsultationOttawa, ON, October 10, 2014: Canada’s National Inuit Organization, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK), is encouraged to see Canada pursuing expanded access and opportunities in European markets for Inuit ... [Published Inuktitut Magazine - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

(MKTW) Media Advisory: Governor General to -2-

, Andrei Odorico and Giancarlo Torino rescued two people from a burning apartment building in Pointe-Claire, Quebec. Messrs. Odorico and Torino faced intense heat and smoke to reach the victims and bring them safely outside.Master Corporal Jean-François ... [Published Scottrade - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Attawapiskat Finally Has a Real School Again

For most Canadian schoolchildren, their biggest concern is a pop quiz or playground bullies. Chelsea Jane Edwards worried about getting frostbitten fingers while she took notes.In the dead of winter, minus 40 degree winds whistled through gaps around ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

John Amagoalik, 'Father of Nunavut,' to receive Order of Nunavut

The latest recipient of the territory's highest honour is a man who's often called the "Father of Nunavut."The Order of Nunavut is awarded annually to someone who has made outstanding contributions to Nunavut culturally, socially or economically.This ... [Published CBC - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Aboriginal kids want schools, not policies

For most Canadian schoolchildren, their biggest concern is a pop quiz or playground bullies. Chelsea Jane Edwards worried about getting frostbitten fingers while she took notes.In the dead of winter, -40 C winds whistled through gaps around doors and ... [Published London Free Press - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

NEWS: Inquiry into missing, murdered Aboriginal women must include Inuit, ITK says

The president of Canada’s national Inuit organization says Inuit women must be part of any inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada, even though, because of their unique and isolated circumstances, they rarely go “missing.”On the phone ... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Save (most of) the whales: Greenpeace now supports Inuit hunting, but Native groups still wary

On Aug. 3, six boats carrying hunters from Clyde River, Nunavut, converged on a pregnant bowhead whale and, in a dramatic 90-minute struggle that saw explosions, a flurry of harpoon thrusts and the loss of one of the boats, the 60-metre-long animal was ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

NEWS: Inuit want a say in Canadian offshore seabed claim

As two Canadian icebreakers travel north on a survey mission to bolster the federal government’s claim to Arctic offshore resources, Inuit leader Terry Audla has a message: “Inuit need to remain the deciders as to whether or not any extraction will happen… ... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - Aug 12 2014]
First reported May 22 2014 - Updated May 23 2014 - 2 reports

Europe’s unfair ban on Canadian seal products can stay to ‘protect public morals,’ WTO rules

Europe’s seal ban is arbitrary, unfair and “inconsistent,” the World Trade Organization ruled Thursday, but the continent will still be allowed to keep out Canadian seal products in order to “protect public morals.” The ruling by the WTO Appellate Body, ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 22 2014]
First reported May 12 2014 - Updated May 12 2014 - 1 reports

NEWS: New Inuit-language glossary hopes to spark dialogue on cancer care

With more Inuit being diagnosed but also surviving cancer, organizations across the Inuit Nunangat regions saw a need to update how people talk about the disease.In a sign of evolving times, Terry Audla, the president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, took ... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - May 12 2014]
First reported Apr 29 2014 - Updated Apr 29 2014 - 1 reports

NEWS: ITK moves ahead on national suicide prevention plan

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami has put out a call for proposals seeking someone to develop a national Inuit suicide prevention strategy for them that reflects current knowledge and Inuit culture and traditions.ITK, along with the National Inuit Committee on ... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - Apr 29 2014]

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"It was confusing. We didn't know who took care of what, we didn't care about politics. We just wanted to go to school" Edwards told us
"People seem to think we're after money, we're after services, but the original intent is the survival of a unique people. We want to save our language, our heritage, our philosophy, our whole way of life."

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National Inuit Leader Responds: EU Seal Markets [Published Inuktitut Magazine - Oct 10 2014]
(MKTW) Media Advisory: Governor General to -2- [Published Scottrade - Oct 01 2014]
Attawapiskat Finally Has a Real School Again [Published Huffington Post Canada - Sep 25 2014]
John Amagoalik, 'Father of Nunavut,' to receive... [Published CBC - Sep 25 2014]
Aboriginal kids want schools, not policies [Published London Free Press - Sep 19 2014]
NEWS: Inquiry into missing, murdered Aboriginal... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - Aug 28 2014]
Save (most of) the whales: Greenpeace now suppo... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 15 2014]
NEWS: Inuit want a say in Canadian offshore sea... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - Aug 12 2014]
Europe’s unfair ban on Canadian seal products c... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 22 2014]
NEWS: Inuit express “moral outrage” over WTO de... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - May 22 2014]
NEWS: New Inuit-language glossary hopes to spar... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - May 12 2014]
NEWS: ITK moves ahead on national suicide preve... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - Apr 29 2014]
Pressure mounts for national inquiry into missi... [Published Hill Times - Mar 17 2014]
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NEWS: Inquiry into missing, murdered Aboriginal... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - Aug 28 2014]
The president of Canada’s national Inuit organization says Inuit women must be part of any inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada, even though, because of their unique and isolated circumstances, they rarely go “missing.”On the phone ...
Save (most of) the whales: Greenpeace now suppo... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 15 2014]
On Aug. 3, six boats carrying hunters from Clyde River, Nunavut, converged on a pregnant bowhead whale and, in a dramatic 90-minute struggle that saw explosions, a flurry of harpoon thrusts and the loss of one of the boats, the 60-metre-long animal was ...
NEWS: Inuit want a say in Canadian offshore sea... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - Aug 12 2014]
As two Canadian icebreakers travel north on a survey mission to bolster the federal government’s claim to Arctic offshore resources, Inuit leader Terry Audla has a message: “Inuit need to remain the deciders as to whether or not any extraction will happen… ...
Europe’s unfair ban on Canadian seal products c... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 22 2014]
Europe’s seal ban is arbitrary, unfair and “inconsistent,” the World Trade Organization ruled Thursday, but the continent will still be allowed to keep out Canadian seal products in order to “protect public morals.” The ruling by the WTO Appellate Body, ...
NEWS: Inuit express “moral outrage” over WTO de... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - May 22 2014]
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami president Terry Audla says he is “morally outraged” by a May 22 decision by the appellate body of the World Trade Organization to uphold a European Union ban on Canadian seal products.Canada lost it bid to overturn a 2013 decision ...
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