International Inuit Day
About the Inuit
- Approximately 155,000 Inuit live across Canada, Greenland, Alaska and Russia
- Three-quarters of Inuit in Canada live in 53 communities in the northern regions of Canada called Inuit Nunangat. Inuit Nunangat is comprised of four regions: Inuvialuit (NWT and Yukon), Nunavut, Nunavik (Northern Quebec) and Nunatsiavut (Labrador).
- At the 2006 ICC (Inuit Circumpolar Council) General Assembly in Barrow, Alaska, November 7th was proclaimed as Inuit Day to honour the birth date of ICC visionary, Eben Hopson, Sr.
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