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The hanging of Alikomiak and Tatamigana – Part 1

While travelling in the eastern reaches of Inuinnait territory, Danish explorer Knud Rasmussen heard a story about the enforcement of Canadian justice on two Inuit who had committed murders. In 1921, word reached Const. W.A. Doak at the newly established Tree River RCMP detachment that five Inuit had been murdered on Kent Peninsula. Doak set...

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