Alooloo Kautuk

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Alooloo Kautuk was born in 1949. His testimony includes information about his wife’s painful experience when she was evacuated down south for health treatment as a teenager. As an adult, she felt hurt when her application for residential school settlement was rejected. Alooloo also describes the difficult conditions his family experienced when they relocated to Clyde River. The housing conditions were especially difficult. He discusses the authority of the RCMP over the Inuit. In 1971, he was warned by the RCMP that his dogs had to be tied up. While he was going through the happiness of getting married, he did not realize that all of his dogs except one had been shot.