Green fir tree

"A Step Towards Reconciliation"

Results based Indigenous programs and services

Liberal Tunu Napartuk vows to be voice for `forgotten people’

By Jeff Pelletier  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Tunu Napartuk wants to be a voice in Quebec City for the province’s Inuit and Cree communities. “For far too long, we have been the forgotten people,” said Napartuk, the Liberal party candidate for Ungava riding in the Oct. 3 Quebec provincial election. “We are ready to have a voice, to have a native voice, to have an Inuk native voice to represent the people of  1/8this 3/8 riding.” Napartuk, 50, spent most of his life in Nunavik. He was born in Salluit, but has also lived in Kuujjuaraapik, Puvirnituq and Montreal. Kuujjuaq is where he resides now with his wife, Lynn Lemire. They have six children and a grandson. Napartuk was twice elected mayor of Kuujjuaq, in 2012 and 2015. He did

The post Liberal Tunu Napartuk vows to be voice for `forgotten people’ appeared first on The Turtle Island News.

Generated by Feedzy