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ICC is the body that represents all Inuit from Alaska, Canada, Greenland, and Chukotka on matters of international importance.
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ICC was founded in 1977 when Inupiaq Eben Hopson invited to Barrow, Alaska numerous other Inuit to discuss ways in which a common response could be developed to address increasing attacks on the Inuit way of life, environment, and human rights that were initiated by industry, states, and others with interests in the Arctic.
ICC Canada Commends Government of Canada for UNCLOS Submission Defining Arctic Canada’s Extended Continental Shelf
ICC Canada commends the government of Canada for defending our sovereignty in the Canadian Arctic by filing a 2,100-page submission to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).
Inuit have reaffirmed Canada’s sovereignty over the Northwest Passage after comments this week by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Canada’s claim over the passage was “illegitimate.”
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Founded in 1977
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Inuit from Canada, Greenland, and Alaska discussed their common vision when Eben Hopson hosted the first ever the Inuit Circumpolar Conference in June of 1977.
Founder of ICC – Eben Hopson
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