Representing a territory whose population is 85% Inuit, I am very supportive of any initiative that seeks to introduce and educate Canadians on the history and important contribution of Canada’s Indigenous peoples.

Inuit, for example, have been living and thriving in the North for millennia.  Their traditional diets are the original 100 mile diets and their use of the entire animal is a lesson in sustainable living.

I believe that all Canadians should take time to learn about the lessons that Indigenous peoples have to offer.

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