Disbanded more than a decade ago, Yellowknife Inuit Association could be rebuilt – CBC

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Suzie Napayok helped organize weekend meeting where people discussed challenges Inuit face in city

Mar 19, 2018

A group of Inuit living in Yellowknife are hoping to recreate an organization that will help them connect with one another and access resources in the city.

More than a dozen people came out to a meeting at Northern United Place over the weekend to brainstorm how to get the idea off the ground.

“We plan on recreating Yellowknife Inuit Association,” said Suzie Napayok, who helped organize the weekend meeting.

Napayok said she used to serve as president of the Yellowknife Inuit Association before it disbanded around the early 2000s.

“When I was the president for that time, we organized Inuit get-togethers, sewing groups, feasts and just time together,” she said. “But eventually it faded out.”

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/yellowknife-inuit-organization-1.4581954

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