Phoebe Kunuk

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Phoebe Kunuk was born in Agu Bay (close to Igloolik) in 1932. Her testimony contains information about camp life including being educated by her parents and helping her father hunt. She remembers relocating to Igloolik when her children were young. Family Allowance would no longer be provided if her children did not attend school. She remembers experiencing hunger and being told that the price of housing would remain low. She recounts that a family in Agu was saved from starvation and nurtured back to health by her father. She remembers dogs being put down because they were sick but she does not remember dogs being killed by RCMP officers.