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Storyteller, hunter and Inuit elder born in the Sanikiluaq area (Nunavut) around 1890 – died in Inukjuak (Nunavik) at the beginning of the 1970s.
Political leader, author and journalist born in Tasialuk (Nunavik) in 1947.
Poet and community worker born in Iqaluit (Nunavut) in 1951 – died in 1979.
Memorialist and elementary school teacher born in Mittimatalik (Nunavut) in the second half of the 1940’s.
Translator and interpreter born at the beginning of turn of the 1960’s (Nunavut).
Visual artist and author born in Maniitsoq (Greenland) in 1946.
Arnatsiaq, Nicholas P.
Politician, interpreter and poet born in Agu Bay (Nunavut) in the 1960’s.
Author, researcher and professor born in Québec in 1959.
Author, publisher, teacher and politician born in 1969 in Frobisher Bay (now Iqaluit, Nunavut).
Freeman, Minnie Aodla
Playwright, writer, poet and committed essayist born in the Cape Hope Islands (Nunavut) in 1936.
French, Alice Masak
Author, poet and residential school survivor born on Baillie-Hamilton Island (Nunavut) in 1930 – died in Souris (Manitoba) in 2013.
Illustrator, cartoonist, poet and essayist born in Nuvuqquq (Nunavut) in 1951 – died in Ottawa (Ontario) in 2007.
Teacher, editor, translator and storyteller born near Tavani (Nunavut) in 1942 – died in Arviat (Nunavut) in 2011.
Storyteller born in Harvaqtuurmiut territory (Nunavut) in the second half of the 19th century.
Activist, lawyer, clothing designer and musician born in Arkisserniaq (Greenland) in 1960.
Cultural promoter and librarian-archivist born in Akulivik (Nunavik) in 1974.
Author, translator, linguist and researcher born on the northern end of Baffin Island (Nunavut) in 1953.
Author and specialist in world religions, esotericism and mythology born in Southern Ontario in 1969.
Tagaq Gillis, Tanya
Throat-singer, experimental musician, novelist and visual artist born in Ikaluktutiak (Nunavut) in 1975.
Tongak, Lily Taqaugak
Government administrator in Igloolik (Nunavut) born at the early 1970’s.
Author and soldier, born in the Strutton Islands (Nunavut) in 1923 – died in Uniujaq (Nunavik) in 2005.
Essayist, producer and documentary filmmaker born in Kangirsukallak (Nunavik) in 1958.