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Inuk

(ɪˈnʊk)
n
(Peoples) a member of any Inuit people
[from Inuktitut inuk man]
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Translations
інуїт
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She was the first Inuk to be sworn into the federal cabinet, she served as Minister of Health, Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Development Agency, Minister of Environment, and the Minister for the Arctic Council.
Ittoshat became the first female Inuk priest in Nunavik, after completing her master of divinity within the diocese of the Arctic.
Together with an Inuk, William Ouligbuck, and an Ojibway, Thomas Mistegan, Rae accomplished one of the most important expeditions in the history of Arctic exploration.
The Roosevelt's crew included Peary's valet, Matthew Henson, who despite being an African American had "internalized" (51) the racism of the period and who, like Peary, had an Inuk "wife." Sexism was racism's twin, for the Arctic was also "an exclusively male sphere in which white men [sic] could demonstrate and push their masculinity" (67).
We learn that Fia is Inuk's older sister and Arnaq's flat mate, that Arnaq and Inuk are best friends, and that Ivik and Sara are dating.
As a native Inuk, she witnessed numerous environmental dangers, not the least of which was climate change.
LINGFIELD: 2.00 Mother Of Dragons, 2.30 Sallab, 3.10 Poet's Society, 3.45 Encore D'Or, 4.20 Inuk, 4.55 Attain.
DONCASTER 1.5Opm Mr Lupton 2.25pm What's The Story 3pm Tabarrak 3.35pm Big Country (NAP) 4.10pm Lihou 4.45pm Argentello 5.20pm Swansway 5.50pm Riviere Argentee NEWBURY 2.05pm Lower Hope Dandy 2.40pm Nigh Or Never 3.15pm Sunshade 3.50pm Cold March 4.25pm Pacific De Baune 5pm Benny's Bridge 5.35pm Rock On Rocky BANGOR 1.40pm Moorstown 2.15pm Same Circus 2.50pm Hit And Run 3.25pm Carnsprindle 4pm Ballymoy 4.35pm Lad Of Luck 5.10pm Al Dancer LINGFIELD 2pm Branscombe 2.35pm Night Castle 3.10pm Poet's Society 3.45pm Encore d'Or 4.20pm Inuk 4.55pm Shimba Hills TOMORROW'S NAP: Right Action (2.25pm Doncaster)
For the community of Iqaluktutiaq, "Elder" refers to an Inuk of age 60 or older who has earned respect as an Elder from this community.
An Inuk activist in Canada is at the center of a controversy regarding a medical policy some consider discriminatory.