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Mikak - An 18th century Inuit woman - Recognized for her role in Canadian history

Mikak-and-SonS.jpg A portrait of Mikak with her son, Tootac An 18th century Inuit woman from Labrador is being celebrated for her role in Canadian history. Earlier this week, the federal government designated her as a person of national historic significance. She joins 15 other Canadian women this year being recognized for their contributions. To tell us more about Mikak, we’re joined now by Jamie Brake. He’s the archeaologist with Nunatsiavut Government. And he’s on the line from Nain.

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