Redrawing the Map of Canada

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Nunavut, Inuits, Inuktitut, Canadian Indepency, currency of Canada, Referat, Hausaufgabe, Redrawing the Map of Canada
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REDRAWING THE MAP OF CANADA by Margaret Davis, Spotlight 4 99 On the 1st of April the former Northwest Territories in the North of Canada have been split in two by the creation of a territory called Nunavut in the eastern and a nameless one in the western Artic. So the Inuit people of the east finally got their own territory, which is the largest aboriginal settlement of its kind in Canadian history. The 24,655 inhabitants of whom 85 per cent are Inuit, call their land Nunavut (our land in the Inuit language of Inuktitut). It covers an area of 2.2 million square kilometres and the capital Iqaluit is situated on Baffin Island. Although Canadians seem to be tolerant as well in racial as cultural matters, there have been mistakes made in the last century. In 1927 for example Canada s native ...

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