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The High Arctic relocation

The High Arctic relocation

A report on the 1953-55 relocation

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Published by Available from Canada Communications Group .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages190
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Open LibraryOL7626858M
ISBN 100660155443
ISBN 109780660155449

The Long Exile: A True Story of Deception and Survival in the Canadian Arctic reads like a compelling novel but is actually a non-fiction account based on the events of Inuit relocation to the High Arctic . Mar 23,  · Some Arctic historians claim that this relocation to the high Arctic was a forethought of the Canadian government to secure sovereignty to the Arctic via effective occupation of the Inuit during the Cold War. It also served as an attempt to disseminate and remove Inuit culture from modern society.

Out in the cold: the legacy of Canada's Inuit relocation experiment in the high Arctic / Alan R. Marcus. E 99 E7 M De la banquise au congélateur: . Zacharias Kunuk tackles the subject of the High Arctic Relocation from an Inuit point of view in the documentary jumicar-celle.com , Inuit families were forcibly relocated to the uninhabited and inhospitable high arctic, kilometres north of their traditional homeland of Nunavik, in northern Québec.

Some of these Inuit families, known as the High Arctic exiles, and their descendants can still be found living in Resolute Bay and Grise Fiord in Nunavut. In the ’s these “relocated” Inuit were part of the federal government’s master plan to establish a Canadian presence in the High Arctic . Apr 11,  · This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue. Watch Queue Queue.


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The High Arctic relocation: A report on the relocation Paperback – Format: Paperback. Study of the Canadian government's Inuit relocation experiment in the eastern high Arctic. The study deals mainly with the relocation in and from Port Harrison to Grise Fiord and Resolute Bay examining the reasons forCited by: 9.

This book describes the forcible relocation of a number of Inuit families to the high Arctic in the early s in order to lend support to the Canadian claims of sovereignty to the region, including the Inuit/Caucasian son of the documentary filmmaker who made Nanook of the North.4/5. Out in the Cold book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start your review of Out in the Cold: The Legacy of Canada's Inuit Relocation Experiment in the High Arctic.

Write a review. Claus Oreskov rated it really liked it Aug 24, new topic.4/5(1). Description: The relocation of 17 Inuit families to Canada's High Arctic in the s has been the subject of considerable controversy and much study.

The High Arctic Relocation By Wayne K. Spear on August 18, • (0) T HE FIRST public act of Canada’s Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, John Duncan, came today in the form of an apology to the nineteen Inuit families of Inukjuak and the three of Pond Inlet relocated to the barren landscapes of Resolute Bay and Grise Fiord, on Cornwallis The High Arctic relocation book Ellesmere Islands, respectively, in Sep 15,  · The relocation of Inuit families to the High Arctic is a tragic chapter in Canada's history that we should not forget, but that we must acknowledge, learn from and teach our children.

Acknowledging our shared history allows us to move forward. Broken Promises - The High Arctic Relocation In the summer ofthe Canadian government relocated seven Inuit families from Northern Quebec to the High Arctic.

They were promised an abundance of game and fish, with the assurance that if things Director: Patricia Tassinari. Broken Promises: The High Arctic Relocation In the summer ofthe Canadian government relocated seven Inuit families from Northern Québec to the High Arctic.

They were promised an abundance of game and fish - in short, a better life. The government assured the Inuit that if things didn't work out, they could return home after two years. The High Arctic relocation took place in a cultural context where Inuit typically felt dependent upon non-Inuit and powerless in their dealing with them.

The power that non-Inuit held over Inuit was well understood by non-Inuit, and even the wishes of well-intentioned non-Inuit could be. Inthe Canadian government forcibly relocated three dozen Inuit from their flourishing home on the Hudson Bay to the barren, arctic landscape of Ellesmere Island, the most northerly landmass.

Dec 06,  · Inuit High Arctic Relocation. Menu. About; Text Widget. This is a text widget. The Text Widget allows you to add text or HTML to your sidebar. You can use a text widget to display text, links, images, HTML, or a combination of these.

Edit them in the Widget section of the Customizer. In that sense, this book is both timely and significant. Stephen Hume, Vancouver Sun Tammarniit (Mistakes) makes an important contribution to our understandings of the recent history of the relationships between the Inuit of the eastern arctic and the Canadian state (in its various and complex manifestations).

Peter Geller, SSHARE. Get this from a library. The High Arctic relocation: summary of supporting information. [Canada. Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples.;] -- Inuit, relocation, native peoples, politics, government, northern, government relations.

"The IMDb Show" hits the streets to find out which movies and TV shows about or set in schools are at the top of the class. Watch now. Study of the Canadian government's Inuit relocation experiment in the eastern high Arctic.

The study deals mainly with the relocation in and from Port Harrison to Grise Fiord and Resolute Bay examining the reasons for, execution of, and consequences for the Inuit of the relocation. The relocation of 17 Inuit families to Canada's High Arctic in the s has been the subject of considerable controversy and much study.

This three-volume report examines the conflicting claims of the Inuit and the federal government concerning the reasons for the relocation, the implementation of the plan and the its effects on the Inuit. Nov 29,  · Now, Arctic sovereignty is a hot issue again and southern politicians' new fervour for the defence of Canadian territory feels like fistfuls of salt rubbed into old wounds to Inuit who lost the best years of their lives holding the line in the godforsaken outposts.

John Amagoalik, now a grey-haired. Audlaluk says the government's relocation plan was billed as an opportunity for Inuit of northern Quebec to live more traditional lives in the High Arctic. Kyak family from Pond Inlet on board the. Indian and Northern Affairs Minister John Duncan issued a formal apology Wednesday for the government's controversial High Arctic relocation program, in which 87 Inuit were relocated about 1, kilometres to Canada's most northerly settlements.

An apology for the Inuit five decades in the making that was more than five decades in the making. this dark chapter of our history and apologizes for the High Arctic relocation having.Get this from a library! The High Arctic relocation: a report on the relocation.

[Canada. Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples.;].Nov 01,  · Recent media attention on the dire living conditions of the Innu in Davis Inlet, Labrador, has served as a stark reminder of the tragic outcome of Canadian government policy toward the Inuit in the eastern Arctic between and In Tammarniit, Frank Tester and Peter Kulchyski focus on the roles of relief and relocation in response to welfare and other perceived problems and the federal.