Nunavik

northern QuebecNunavik QuébecNunavik regionInuit of QuebecQuebec
Nunavik comprises the northern third of the province of Quebec, Canada in Kativik, part of the Nord-du-Québec region.wikipedia
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Inuit

InukInuit peopleEskimos
Covering a land area of 443,684.71 km2 north of the 55th parallel, it is the homeland of the Inuit of Quebec.
Inuit live throughout most of Northern Canada in the territory of Nunavut, Nunavik in the northern third of Quebec, Nunatsiavut and NunatuKavut in Labrador, and in various parts of the Northwest Territories, particularly around the Arctic Ocean, in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region.

Cree

Cree peopleNehiyawCree Nation
Almost all of the 12,090 inhabitants (2011 census) of the region, of whom 90% are Inuit, live in fourteen northern villages on the coast of Nunavik and in the Cree reserved land (TC) of Whapmagoostui, near the northern village of Kuujjuarapik.

Quebec

QuébecProvince of QuebecQC
Nunavik comprises the northern third of the province of Quebec, Canada in Kativik, part of the Nord-du-Québec region.
In the Labrador Peninsula portion of the Shield, the far northern region of Nunavik includes the Ungava Peninsula and consists of flat Arctic tundra inhabited mostly by the Inuit.

Kativik, Quebec

KativikKativik regionKativik Territory
Nunavik comprises the northern third of the province of Quebec, Canada in Kativik, part of the Nord-du-Québec region.
It comprises all of Nunavik except the Cree reserved land (TC) of Whapmagoostui and the Cree village municipality (VC) also called Whapmagoostui, which belong to Eeyou Istchee TE.

Kuujjuarapik

Kuujjuarapik, QuebecKuujjuaraapikGreat Whale River
Almost all of the 12,090 inhabitants (2011 census) of the region, of whom 90% are Inuit, live in fourteen northern villages on the coast of Nunavik and in the Cree reserved land (TC) of Whapmagoostui, near the northern village of Kuujjuarapik. The principal village and administrative centre in Nunavik is Kuujjuaq, on the southern shore of Ungava Bay; the other villages are Inukjuak (where the film Nanook of the North was shot), Salluit, Puvirnituq, Ivujivik, Kangiqsujuaq, Kangiqsualujjuaq, Kangirsuk, Tasiujaq, Aupaluk, Akulivik, Quaqtaq, Kuujjuarapik and Umiujaq.
Kuujjuarapik (also spelled Kuujjuaraapik; ᑰᔾᔪᐊᕌᐱᒃ little great river ) is the southernmost northern village (Inuit community) at the mouth of the Great Whale River (Grande Rivière de la Baleine) on the coast of Hudson Bay in Nunavik, Quebec, Canada.

Inuktitut

Inuktitut languageInuktitukInuktitut writing
Nunavik means "great land" in the local dialect of Inuktitut and the Inuit inhabitants of the region call themselves Nunavimmiut.
It also has legal recognition in Nunavik—a part of Quebec—thanks in part to the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement, and is recognised in the Charter of the French Language as the official language of instruction for Inuit school districts there.

Kuujjuaq

Fort ChimoKuujjuaq, QuebecKuujjuaq, Québec
The seat of government would be Kuujjuaq. The principal village and administrative centre in Nunavik is Kuujjuaq, on the southern shore of Ungava Bay; the other villages are Inukjuak (where the film Nanook of the North was shot), Salluit, Puvirnituq, Ivujivik, Kangiqsujuaq, Kangiqsualujjuaq, Kangirsuk, Tasiujaq, Aupaluk, Akulivik, Quaqtaq, Kuujjuarapik and Umiujaq.
Kuujjuaq (ᑰᔾᔪᐊᖅ, "Great River"), formerly known as Fort Chimo and by other names, is a former Hudson's Bay Company outpost at the mouth of the Koksoak River on Ungava Bay that has become the largest northern village (Inuit community) in the Nunavik region of Quebec, Canada.

Nord-du-Québec

Northern QuebecNord-du-Quebecnorthern Québec
Nunavik comprises the northern third of the province of Quebec, Canada in Kativik, part of the Nord-du-Québec region.

Whapmagoostui

Whapmagoostui, QuebecWhapmagoostui (Cree reserved land)RCAF Station Great Whale River
Almost all of the 12,090 inhabitants (2011 census) of the region, of whom 90% are Inuit, live in fourteen northern villages on the coast of Nunavik and in the Cree reserved land (TC) of Whapmagoostui, near the northern village of Kuujjuarapik.
Whapmagoostui (ᐙᐱᒫᑯᔥᑐᐃ/Wâpimâkuštui, "place of the beluga") is the northernmost Cree village in Quebec, Canada, located at the mouth of the Great Whale River (Grande Rivière de la Baleine) on the coast of Hudson Bay in Nunavik.

Ungava Peninsula

Ungava
The Ungava Peninsula forms the northern two-thirds of the region.
The Ungava Peninsula of Nunavik, Quebec, Canada, is bounded by Hudson Bay to the west, Hudson Strait to the north, and Ungava Bay to the east.

Resolute, Nunavut

ResoluteResolute BayResolute Bay, Nunavut
They were transported much further north, to barren hamlets at Grise Fiord and Resolute in what is now Nunavut in an effort to demonstrate Canada's legal occupation of these territories and thereby assert sovereignty in the High Arctic by increasing its population during the Cold War.
Efforts to assert sovereignty in the High Arctic during the Cold War, because of the area's strategic geopolitical position, led the Government of Canada to forcibly relocate Inuit from northern Quebec to Resolute (and to Grise Fiord).

Ungava Bay

UngavabayCape Hopes Advance, Ungava Bay
Nunavik is separated from the territory of Nunavut by Hudson Bay to the west and Hudson Strait and Ungava Bay to the north.
Ungava Bay (French: baie d'Ungava, Inuktitut (syllabics/Roman) ᐅᖓᕙ ᑲᖏᖅᓗᒃ/ungava kangiqluk) is a bay in northeastern Canada separating Nunavik (far northern Quebec) from Baffin Island.

Nunavut

NUGovernment of NunavutNunavut Territory
Nunavik is separated from the territory of Nunavut by Hudson Bay to the west and Hudson Strait and Ungava Bay to the north.
Concerned about the area's strategic geopolitical position, the federal government relocated Inuit from Nunavik (northern Quebec) to Resolute and Grise Fiord.

Inukjuak

Inukjuak, QuebecPort HarrisonPort Harrison, Quebec
The principal village and administrative centre in Nunavik is Kuujjuaq, on the southern shore of Ungava Bay; the other villages are Inukjuak (where the film Nanook of the North was shot), Salluit, Puvirnituq, Ivujivik, Kangiqsujuaq, Kangiqsualujjuaq, Kangirsuk, Tasiujaq, Aupaluk, Akulivik, Quaqtaq, Kuujjuarapik and Umiujaq.
Inukjuak (Inuktitut for The Giant) is a northern village (Inuit community) located on Hudson Bay at the mouth of the Innuksuak River in Nunavik, in the Nord-du-Québec region of northern Quebec, Canada.

Ivujivik

Ivujivik, Quebec
The principal village and administrative centre in Nunavik is Kuujjuaq, on the southern shore of Ungava Bay; the other villages are Inukjuak (where the film Nanook of the North was shot), Salluit, Puvirnituq, Ivujivik, Kangiqsujuaq, Kangiqsualujjuaq, Kangirsuk, Tasiujaq, Aupaluk, Akulivik, Quaqtaq, Kuujjuarapik and Umiujaq.
Ivujivik (ᐃᕗᔨᕕᒃ, meaning "Place where ice accumulates because of strong currents", or "Sea-ice crash Area") is a northern village (Inuit community) in Nunavik, Quebec, and the northernmost settlement in any Canadian province.

Hudson Strait

Hudson's StraitHudsonHudson Straights
Nunavik is separated from the territory of Nunavut by Hudson Bay to the west and Hudson Strait and Ungava Bay to the north.
This strait lies between Baffin Island and Nunavik, with its eastern entrance marked by Cape Chidley in Newfoundland and Labrador and Resolution Island off Baffin Island.

Puvirnituq

PovungnitukPuvirnituq, QuebecPovungnituk Bay
The principal village and administrative centre in Nunavik is Kuujjuaq, on the southern shore of Ungava Bay; the other villages are Inukjuak (where the film Nanook of the North was shot), Salluit, Puvirnituq, Ivujivik, Kangiqsujuaq, Kangiqsualujjuaq, Kangirsuk, Tasiujaq, Aupaluk, Akulivik, Quaqtaq, Kuujjuarapik 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.

Kangiqsualujjuaq

Kangiqsualujjuaq, QuebecKangirsualujjuaqFort George River
The principal village and administrative centre in Nunavik is Kuujjuaq, on the southern shore of Ungava Bay; the other villages are Inukjuak (where the film Nanook of the North was shot), Salluit, Puvirnituq, Ivujivik, Kangiqsujuaq, Kangiqsualujjuaq, Kangirsuk, Tasiujaq, Aupaluk, Akulivik, Quaqtaq, Kuujjuarapik and Umiujaq.
Kangiqsualujjuaq is an Inuit village located at the mouth of the George River on the east coast of Ungava Bay in Nunavik, Quebec, Canada.

Tasiujaq

Tasiujaq (northern village)
The principal village and administrative centre in Nunavik is Kuujjuaq, on the southern shore of Ungava Bay; the other villages are Inukjuak (where the film Nanook of the North was shot), Salluit, Puvirnituq, Ivujivik, Kangiqsujuaq, Kangiqsualujjuaq, Kangirsuk, Tasiujaq, Aupaluk, Akulivik, Quaqtaq, Kuujjuarapik and Umiujaq.
Tasiujaq (ᑕᓯᐅᔭᖅ, meaning: Which resembles a lake ) is a northern village (Inuit community) in Nunavik, in northern Quebec, Canada.

Kangirsuk

Kangirsuk, QuebecKangirsuk (northern village)Payne Bay
The principal village and administrative centre in Nunavik is Kuujjuaq, on the southern shore of Ungava Bay; the other villages are Inukjuak (where the film Nanook of the North was shot), Salluit, Puvirnituq, Ivujivik, Kangiqsujuaq, Kangiqsualujjuaq, Kangirsuk, Tasiujaq, Aupaluk, Akulivik, Quaqtaq, Kuujjuarapik and Umiujaq.
Kangirsuk (in Inuktitut: ᑲᖏᕐᓱᖅ/Kangirsuq, meaning "the bay") is an Inuit village in northern Nunavik, Quebec, Canada.

Trans-Taiga Road

Route TranstaïgaTrans-Taïga Road
There are no road links between Nunavik and southern Quebec, although the Trans-Taiga Road of the Jamésie region ends near the 55th parallel on the Caniapiscau Reservoir, several hundred kilometers south of Kuujjuaq.
The road's end is also close to the southern limit of Nunavik, Quebec's Inuit region which is negotiating for autonomous status within Quebec.

Akulivik

Akulivik, QuebecAkulivik (northern village)
The principal village and administrative centre in Nunavik is Kuujjuaq, on the southern shore of Ungava Bay; the other villages are Inukjuak (where the film Nanook of the North was shot), Salluit, Puvirnituq, Ivujivik, Kangiqsujuaq, Kangiqsualujjuaq, Kangirsuk, Tasiujaq, Aupaluk, Akulivik, Quaqtaq, Kuujjuarapik and Umiujaq.
Akulivik (2016 population 633) is an Inuit village in Nunavik, in northern Quebec, Canada.

Aupaluk

Aupaluk (northern village)Aupaluk, Quebec
The principal village and administrative centre in Nunavik is Kuujjuaq, on the southern shore of Ungava Bay; the other villages are Inukjuak (where the film Nanook of the North was shot), Salluit, Puvirnituq, Ivujivik, Kangiqsujuaq, Kangiqsualujjuaq, Kangirsuk, Tasiujaq, Aupaluk, Akulivik, Quaqtaq, Kuujjuarapik and Umiujaq.
Aupaluk (2011 Population: 195) is a northern village in Nunavik, in the Nord-du-Québec region of Quebec.

Umiujaq

Umiujaq (northern village)Umiujaq, Quebec
The principal village and administrative centre in Nunavik is Kuujjuaq, on the southern shore of Ungava Bay; the other villages are Inukjuak (where the film Nanook of the North was shot), Salluit, Puvirnituq, Ivujivik, Kangiqsujuaq, Kangiqsualujjuaq, Kangirsuk, Tasiujaq, Aupaluk, Akulivik, Quaqtaq, Kuujjuarapik and Umiujaq.
Umiujaq is a northern village (Inuit community) near the eastern shore of Hudson Bay in Nunavik in northern Quebec, Canada.

55th parallel north

55th parallel55° N55° north
Covering a land area of 443,684.71 km2 north of the 55th parallel, it is the homeland of the Inuit of Quebec. There are no road links between Nunavik and southern Quebec, although the Trans-Taiga Road of the Jamésie region ends near the 55th parallel on the Caniapiscau Reservoir, several hundred kilometers south of Kuujjuaq.
The 55th parallel serves as the southern boundary of Nunavik territory in Quebec.