Mumilaaq Qaqqaq – MP for Nunavut on Inuit Culture, Activism in the North & the Legacy of Colonialism

Mumilaaq Qaqqaq – MP for Nunavut on Inuit Culture, Activism in the North & the Legacy of Colonialism

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by pmnationtalk on October 6, 2020332 Views

Credit:Just In Canada / Juste au Canada

At 25, Mumilaaq Qaqqaq was elected NDP MP for the Territory of Nunavut. In this interview, Mumilaaq discusses her Inuit culture, her experiences in politics and the legacy of Colonialism (including racism; inadequate housing and clean water; food insecurity; substance abuse; suicides; violence against women and children; residential schools; and forced assimilation). Mumilaaq talks about the ongoing Inuit struggle for human rights and self-determination, and highlights the resilience, love and beauty of the peoples of the North.

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