Toronto Star on Inuit Relocation

29 11 2009

During the Cold War,  a group of Inuit were relocated to a remote and inhospitable location in the High Arctic as part of a Canadian government effort to assert Canadian sovereignty in the face of the United States the Soviet Union. The move was a disaster for the Inuit involved, since the area to which they were shipped had little food.

Today’s Toronto Star has a lengthy and well-researched article on this topic.