What you need to know about Ukkusiksalik National Park

Since the 1980s, researcher David F. Pelly has been hiking and sea kayaking around the Canadian Arctic, documenting Inuit traditional knowledge. In his latest book, Ukkusiksalik: The People's Story, Pelly has transcribed stories from Inuit elders about their early lives in Ukkusiksalik, Nunavut, which became a national park in 2003.

In the infographic below, find out more about the national park and about the lives of people that once settled there.

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