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Authors describe resistance to uranium mining in Baker Lake

Joan Scottie said book shares the history of her community’s opposition to uranium mining since the '70s

Baker Lake elder and community organizer Joan Scottie has co-authored a book on colonialism, uranium mining and Inuit resistance.  Combining Scottie’s life experience with research by Warren Bernauer and Jack Hicks, I Will Live for Both of Us shares her perspective as a hunter, elder, grandmother, and community organizer on a decades-long resistance to uranium...

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Cold sunset over Puvirnituq

Patrick Gaudreault shares a picture of the sunset on Oct. 23 from his “office” — an Air Inuit de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter plane. Sitting in the co-pilot seat, Gaudreault captured ice forming around the cockpit window from 3,000 metres above Puvirnituq. The temperature that night was -17 C. (Photo courtesy of Patrick Gaudreault)

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