Current Initiative

Nunavut Agreement Oral History Project

Political Beginnings – How Nunavut Was Conceived

There is no question that Nunavut would not have been conceived without Tagak Curley. Tagak conceived, and then enlisted the help of Inuit and non-Inuit to formulate a strategy that would span 30 years to come to a conclusion.

The 1960s were formative years of emancipation for many people in the world, including white people and Inuit. In those years it seemed that all at once old class rigidity and racial inequality had been lifted, and there was a new atmosphere in the air … read more