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September 30th – A National Day to Honour Reconciliation

Today, Canada has a new federal statutory holiday called the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. It’s a day to commemorate the history and ongoing trauma caused by the residential schools, and to honour the survivors, and the families, and indeed entire communities who continue to grieve for those who were lost.

Arctic Council at 25 – Plaudits for Early Achievements

The Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC), as one of the original Permanent Participants to the Arctic Council, says there is much to be proud of in terms of accomplishments over the past quarter century. ICC praised the many Senior Arctic Officials and Permanent Participants for pushing significant policy recommendations forward, and eventually adopted by the Ministers of the eight Arctic states over the past two and a half decades.

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ICC Declarations


A Circumpolar Inuit Declaration on Resource Development Principles in Inuit Nunaat

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A Circumpolar Inuit Declaration on Sovereignty in the Arctic

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The Use of the Word "Inuit" in Scientific and Other Circles

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Speeches and Presentations

The Ocean Sustains Us – an Inuit Perspective A presentation by Lisa Koperqualuk, Vice-President International, ICC Canada

July 2019

Stockholm Convention COP-9 – AMAP, Arctic Indigenous Peoples, and global action on contaminants

May 2019

Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues – Indigenous Knowledge in the Arctic

April-May 2019

Arctic Caucus Joint Statement

April 2019

Speaking Notes - "Setting the Agenda for our future"

March 2017

Speaking Notes - "An Inuit Vision of the Arctic in 2045"

February 2016

Speaking Notes - "Inuit, the Arctic and Global Forces: Can Inuit Help Save the Planet"

February 2016

Speaking Notes - "Inuit Voices Informing Action"

January 2016

Speaking Notes - "Inuit Determinants of Health and Wellness"

January 2016

Speaking Notes - Arctic Indigenous Languages Assessment Symposium

June 2015

Speaking Notes - "One Arctic: Shared Opportunities, Challenges, and Responsibilities"

May 2015

Speaking Notes - New Year's Message 2015

January 2015

Speaking Notes - "Sustainable Utilization of Arctic Biodiversity - Reflections on an Ancient and Modern Relationship"

December 2014

Speaking Notes - "Indigenous Voices of the Arctic"

October 2014

Speaking Notes - "The Canadian Chairmanship - The Story So Far"

October 2014


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Qikiqtani Inuit Association

Non-Inuit Aboriginal Organizations:
Assembly of First Nations

Circumpolar Arctic Organizations
Arctic Council

International Arctic Science Committee

Canadian and Circumpolar Indigenous Peoples
Arctic Athabaskan Council

Council of Yukon First Nations

Indigenous Peoples’ Secretariat

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