It gave me a sense of closure’: Database on Inuit tuberculosis graves offers some answers – CBC

Oct 05, 2017

Records on roughly 4,500 Inuit who were taken south will soon be shared with families

It was something of a fluke how Mary Nashook found her grandfather’s grave.

She was heading to Quebec City to work as an English-Inuktitut interpreter at a Commonwealth Parliamentary Association meeting almost 20 years ago.

On the flight down, one of the delegates had a registry of Inuit who never came back from tuberculosis treatment, and who were buried in Quebec City. Nashook glanced at it, just in case.

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