Jeetaloo Kakee

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Jeetaloo Kakee was born in 1942. Jeetaloo’s testimony includes stories of plentiful hunting while living near Pangnirtung from 1949 to 1962. In the spring of 1962 his family and other members of the community were picked up by a police plane and told to move into Pangnirtung. Jeetaloo testifies that they were not allowed to take their belongings with them, and that they were told that clothing and other supplies would be provided in Pangnirtung. No such supplies were ever provided. Jeetaloo testifies that alcohol was introduced to the community in 1965 and that it had a negative effect upon the people. He testifies that residential schools, relocation and dog slaughters have made him wary of trusting white people.