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Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami: The National Voice of All Inuit in Canada

May 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join the Faculty of Medicine’s office of Respectful Environments, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (REDI) on Wednesday, May 15th, 2024 from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm (PST) for a conversation with Natan Obed, Canada’s National Inuit Leader. Natan Obed is the president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, the national representational organization protecting and advancing the rights and interests of Inuit in Canada. The organization represents 65,000 Inuit, most of whom live in communities spread across Inuit Nunangat. In this Indigenous Speakers Series session, moderated by Derek Thompson – Thlaapkiituup, Indigenous Engagement Director, we will explore the implications of truth, reconciliation and redress amongst the Inuit.