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Speaking Out : Housing Issues of Youth in Nunavik


Conference retranscription « Living in Northern Quebec: Issues and Challenges of Appropriate and Meaningful Living Environments for Inuit Communities”, Special session “LINQ’s Day-Long Special Session[1]”, Inuit Studies Conference 2019[2]. October 3, 2019, Université du Québec à Montréal.


Olivia Ikey is an Inuk from Kuujjuaq who has been involved in youth issues and politics for over 10 years. She has been involved in and has advocated for Inuit youth through many special youth programs, the Nunavik Regional Youth Council, and the Qarjuit Youth Council. A graduate of Nunavik Sivunitsavut, Olivia currently advocates for Inuit interests in many different fields such as housing, education, mental health, and identity and reconciliation.

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