"There are only very few Inuit, but millions of qallunaaq (white people) just like mosquitoes. It is something very special and wonderful to be an Inuk- we are like the snow geese. If we abandon our Inuit ways, or no longer find it important to use our language, we will be nothing but just another mosquito."

(Abraham Okpik, 1979)
Inuit Tapirisat of Canada

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