Jake Ikeperiar

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Jake Ikeperiar was born in 1945. His testimony includes information about his involvement in dog shooting in Hall Beach in 1970. Back then, he replaced the area administrator for three months. He officially worked under the supervision of Barry Gunn, the regional administrator. Jake was not appointed to deal specifically with dogs. One day he was asked by the power corporation engineer to shoot loose dogs and burn their carcasses, which he did, along with another Inuk. Jake was aware of the importance of dogs for the Inuit. He wants his testimony to be heard.