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an Arctic territory in northern Canada created in 1999 and governed solely by the Inuit

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The Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit Conversation: The Language and Culture of Schooling in the Nunavut Territory of Canada.
2011), plus three other, regional organizations corresponding to the three recognized regions of the Nunavut territory.
announced today that it has filed an updated internal 43-101 technical report entitled "Technical Report - Back River Project, Nunavut Territory, Canada" (the "Report").
Featuring commentaries from local residents such as Nancy, from Canada's Nunavut territory, Discovering the Arctic investigates how climate change affects the area's environments indigenous people and wildlife: and explains how scientists have used the International Polar Year (2007-08) as an opportunity to examine the international impact of changes to shipping, governance and the exploitation of the region's resources.
G7 delegates formally opened their talks Friday evening at a hotel restaurant in this capital of Canadas Nunavut territory.
The signing of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement (NLCA) and the subsequent creation of the Nunavut Territory, as well as the limited involvement of the DFO in the region, have significantly contributed to the current disparity in marine policy between Nunavut and the western Arctic.
The acquired assets consists of two areas totalling 564,800 acres within a combination of 16 coal licence applications and pending permits located on western Ellesmere Island, in Nunavut Territory of Canada.
Thus, Inuit began the long process that led toward a comprehensive land-claim agreement and the creation of Nunavut Territory in order to regain control of their land and their lives (Hicks and White, 2000).
Five vast ice shelves sit on the north side of Ellesmere Island in Canada's Nunavut territory.
In Canada, the Nunavut Territory has more than 50 percent of the world's polar bears and around 80 to 85 percent of the world's polar bear harvest.
One of the leading experts on the polar bear, Mitchell Taylor, the manager of wildlife resources for the Nunavut territory in Canada, has found that the Canadian polar bear population has actually increased by 25%--to 15,000 from 12,000 over the past decade.
It's the most westerly community in Nunavut Territory.
Paul Okalik, premier of Canada's northern Nunavut territory, said the majority of the 30,000 people in his territory depended on seals and other native species like the polar bear and fish for their everyday food.
Jude's Cathedral in Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut territory, was extensively damaged by fire on the night of Nov.