Oqqalak Panipak

Oqqalak Panipak was born in 1939 in Clyde River. Her testimony includes information about the shooting of one of her husband’s dogs by an RCMP officer. She also describes the conditions of the health evacuation she experienced. She was about 17 years old and her stay at the hospital felt like jail time. Among other things, she suffered from not being able to communicate with her family. She was separated from her daughter for two years. Their relationship has been deeply affected by it ever since.