Celebrated Inuk singer says person who assaulted her has hurt many others in Rankin Inlet
By Randi Beers, CBC News, Feb 22, 2018
Susan Aglukark ended the Rankin Inlet hearing for the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women by addressing the man she says sexually abused her when she was eight years old. Read the rest of this entry
Judge warns Hunter will be arrested if she blocks access to Muskrat Falls site
By Katie Breen, CBC News, June 9, 2017
After 10 days of incarceration, Muskrat Falls protester Beatrice Hunter has been released from custody.
Hunter appeared before the Supreme Court in Happy Valley-Goose Bay Friday where a judge agreed to modify the conditions of her undertaking, allowing the Inuk woman to come within a kilometre of the Muskrat Falls site. Read the rest of this entry
Store sells old, rotten food at expensive price, activist says
CBC News, June 14, 2014
Activists in Iqaluit [the capital of Nunavut] are organizing another protest this weekend against the high price — and poor quality — of food at the local grocery story.
This is the fifth protest in three years organized by Feeding My Family, a movement meant to raise awareness about the high cost of food in the North and how that prevents many northerners from having happy, productive lives.
“I kind of see it like it’s an intimidation,” said LeeseePapatsie, founder of Feeding My Family. “We’ll-do-what-we-want-don’t-say-anything style. It wouldn’t happen down South; why is it happening up here?” Read the rest of this entry