Inuit Nunangat

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Inuit

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Inuit Nunangat (syllabics: ; lit. "lands, waters and ices of the [Inuit] people") is the homeland of the Inuit in Canada.
With the exception of NunatuKavut these areas are known in the Inuit languages as Inuit Nunangat.

Northwest Territories

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This Arctic homeland consists of four northern Canadian regions called the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (home of the Inuvialuit and the northern portion of the Northwest Territories), the Canadian territory of Nunavut Nunavik in northern Quebec and Nunatsiavut of Newfoundland and Labrador.
The northernmost region of the territory is home to Inuvialuit, part of Inuit Nunangat called Nunangit, while the southern portion is called Denendeh (an Athabaskan language word meaning "our land").

Inuvik

Inuvik, Northwest TerritoriesInuvik, NTInuvik hospital
Inuvik is the regional centre for the Inuvik Region in the Northwest Territories and serves as a regional seat for the Inuvialuit Settlement Region.
Inuvik (place of man) is a town in the Northwest Territories of Canada within Inuit Nunangat and is the administrative centre for the Inuvik Region.

Nain, Newfoundland and Labrador

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For Nunatsiavut, Hopedale (population 574 ) is the legislative capital and Nain (population 1,125 ) is the administrative capital.
Nain or Naina (Inuit: Nunajnguk) is the northernmost permanent settlement in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador, within the Nunatsiavut region of Inuit Nunangat, located about 370 km by air from Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

Arnaq

Martin Frobisher's expedition to find the Northwest Passage landed on and around Baffin Island, in today's Qikiqtaaluk Region ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓗᒃ, where three Inuit, a man called Calichough (Kalicho), a woman, Egnock (Arnaq), and her child, Nutioc (Nuttaaq), were kidnapped and brought to the European continent, where the all died.
She, her infant son (named by the English as Nutaaq) and an Inuk man named as Kalicho were among the first Inuit from Inuit Nunangat and first Indigenous people from Turtle Island to visit England and among the best documented of the Tudor period.

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami

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Today, Inuit Nunangat is overseen by the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᐱᕇᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ, meaning either "Inuit are united with Canada" or "Inuit are united in Canada" ) which acts as a cultural centre piece and quasi-central government for Inuit affairs within Canada.
The organization represents Inuit living in four regions of the Inuit Nunangat : Nunatsiavut in Labrador, Nunavik in Northern Quebec, Nunavut, and the Inuvialuit Settlement Region of the Northwest Territories and Yukon.

Baker Lake, Nunavut

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One city, Iqaluit and twenty-four hamlets, Arctic Bay, Arviat, Baker Lake, Cambridge Bay, Cape Dorset, Chesterfield Inlet, Clyde River, Coral Harbour, Gjoa Haven, Grise Fiord, Hall Beach, Igloolik, Kimmirut, Kugaaruk, Kugluktuk, Naujaat, Pangnirtung, Pond Inlet, Qikiqtarjuaq, Rankin Inlet, Resolute, Sanikiluaq, Taloyoak and Whale Cove.
Baker Lake (Inuktitut syllabics: ᖃᒪᓂᑦᑐᐊᖅ, big lake joined by a river at both ends, Inuktitut: Qamani'tuaq, where the river widens) is a hamlet in the Kivalliq Region, in Nunavut on mainland Canada within Inuit Nunangat.

Arviat

Eskimo PointArviat, Nunavut
One city, Iqaluit and twenty-four hamlets, Arctic Bay, Arviat, Baker Lake, Cambridge Bay, Cape Dorset, Chesterfield Inlet, Clyde River, Coral Harbour, Gjoa Haven, Grise Fiord, Hall Beach, Igloolik, Kimmirut, Kugaaruk, Kugluktuk, Naujaat, Pangnirtung, Pond Inlet, Qikiqtarjuaq, Rankin Inlet, Resolute, Sanikiluaq, Taloyoak and Whale Cove.
Arviat (, syllabics: ᐊᕐᕕᐊᑦ; formerly called Eskimo Point until 1 June 1989) (2016 population 2,657; Population Centre 2,514 ) is a predominantly Inuit hamlet located within Inuit Nunangat on the western shore of Hudson Bay in the Kivalliq Region of Nunavut, Canada.

Nunavik

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This Arctic homeland consists of four northern Canadian regions called the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (home of the Inuvialuit and the northern portion of the Northwest Territories), the Canadian territory of Nunavut Nunavik in northern Quebec and Nunatsiavut of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Puvirnituq

PovungnitukPuvirnituq, QuebecPovungnituk Bay
There are fourteen villages in Nunavik, Akulivik, Aupaluk, Inukjuak, Ivujivik, Kangiqsualujjuaq, Kangiqsujuaq, Kangirsuk, Kuujjuaq, Kuujjuarapik, Puvirnituq, Quaqtaq, Salluit, Tasiujaq and Umiujaq.
Puvirnituq is a northern village (Inuit community) in Nunavik, Inuit Nunangat on the Povungnituk River near its mouth on Hudson Bay in northern Quebec, Canada.

Inuit Sign Language

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Moreover, they are a bimodal people, speaking both oral languages (Inuktut) and sign languages (Atgangmuurniq).
Inuit Sign Language (IUR, Inuktitut: Uukturausingit ᐆᒃᑐᕋᐅᓯᖏᑦ or Atgangmuurngniq ᐊᑦᒐᖕᒨᕐᖕᓂᖅ ) is an Indigenous sign language isolate native to Inuit Nunangat across communities in the Canadian Arctic.

Kuujjuaq

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There are fourteen villages in Nunavik, Akulivik, Aupaluk, Inukjuak, Ivujivik, Kangiqsualujjuaq, Kangiqsujuaq, Kangirsuk, Kuujjuaq, Kuujjuarapik, Puvirnituq, Quaqtaq, Salluit, Tasiujaq and Umiujaq. Iqaluit is the capital of Nunavut and Kuujjuaq for Nunavik.

Inuktitut syllabics

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Inuit Nunangat (syllabics: ; lit. "lands, waters and ices of the [Inuit] people") is the homeland of the Inuit in Canada.

Homeland

Fatherlandmotherlandmother country
Inuit Nunangat (syllabics: ; lit. "lands, waters and ices of the [Inuit] people") is the homeland of the Inuit in Canada.

Arctic

Arctic regionThe Arcticcircumpolar
This Arctic homeland consists of four northern Canadian regions called the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (home of the Inuvialuit and the northern portion of the Northwest Territories), the Canadian territory of Nunavut Nunavik in northern Quebec and Nunatsiavut of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Northern Canada

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This Arctic homeland consists of four northern Canadian regions called the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (home of the Inuvialuit and the northern portion of the Northwest Territories), the Canadian territory of Nunavut Nunavik in northern Quebec and Nunatsiavut of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Inuvialuit Settlement Region

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This Arctic homeland consists of four northern Canadian regions called the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (home of the Inuvialuit and the northern portion of the Northwest Territories), the Canadian territory of Nunavut Nunavik in northern Quebec and Nunatsiavut of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Inuvialuit

InuvialukInuvialuit / SámiInuvialuit people
This Arctic homeland consists of four northern Canadian regions called the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (home of the Inuvialuit and the northern portion of the Northwest Territories), the Canadian territory of Nunavut Nunavik in northern Quebec and Nunatsiavut of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Nunavut

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This Arctic homeland consists of four northern Canadian regions called the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (home of the Inuvialuit and the northern portion of the Northwest Territories), the Canadian territory of Nunavut Nunavik in northern Quebec and Nunatsiavut of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Quebec

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This Arctic homeland consists of four northern Canadian regions called the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (home of the Inuvialuit and the northern portion of the Northwest Territories), the Canadian territory of Nunavut Nunavik in northern Quebec and Nunatsiavut of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Nunatsiavut

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This Arctic homeland consists of four northern Canadian regions called the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (home of the Inuvialuit and the northern portion of the Northwest Territories), the Canadian territory of Nunavut Nunavik in northern Quebec and Nunatsiavut of Newfoundland and Labrador.
The region falls within the greater Canadian country of Inuit Nunangat.

Newfoundland and Labrador

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This Arctic homeland consists of four northern Canadian regions called the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (home of the Inuvialuit and the northern portion of the Northwest Territories), the Canadian territory of Nunavut Nunavik in northern Quebec and Nunatsiavut of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Inuktitut

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Originally using the Greenlandic term "Nunaat" excluding the waters and ices, Inuit of Canada formally switched to the Inuktitut "Nunangat" in 2009 to reflect the integral nature "lands, waters and ices" have to Inuit culture.

Métis in Canada

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Aside from Métis, Inuit are the most recent Indigenous arrivals on the continent.

Thule

Ultima Thulemythical northern countryAncient Greek word
Inuit ancestors known as the Thule settled the Arctic replacing the previous dominant Dorset culture (Tuniit).