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'Tuuraq' - always look back

For those of you unaware of where and what Nunavut (meaning ‘our land’ in Inuktitut) is, I’ve inserted a link to a handy map. It is an Inuit governed territory of Canada. It’s a gigantic land of immense proportions, covering much of Canada’s eastern Arctic extending to the north pole. You may have heard of the history of the territory’s incredible formation. I’ve been in this territory, well minute segments of it, during the onset of the Arctic’s summer. I spent time in the territory’s capital, Iqaluit. I went west across the Hudson Bay to Rankin Inlet in the Kivalliq region. I finished up heading to Clyde River toward the top of Baffin Island, set in amongst the fjords well above the 60 th parallel. The title of this blog is a word I was told by a person that gave me great insight into the lives of Inuit today. It means always look back. It was explained to m
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