Annie Nauyuk

Annie Nauyuk was born in Idliout, near Pangnirtung, in 1936. Her testimony includes information on hunting, growing up in a qarmaq, and eating country food. Annie fondly recalls her childhood and the practical skills that she was taught by her mother. Annie spent her teenage years in Pangnirtung, where she worked. She moved to Iqaluit in 1964. Annie testifies about the dog slaughters on behalf of her husband, who is deaf. Her husband’s 15 dogs were killed in 1966. Annie said that they received no warning of the killings, and that the dogs were tied up. Annie says that her husband was very hurt by the incident, and was immediately worried about obtaining food for the family.