Mary Pudlat

Mary Pudlat was born circa 1942 and grew up in an outpost camp near Kinngait. Her testimony includes information about camp life, including an epidemic that killed many of the people in her camp. She also described when her husband’s lead dog was shot. While they lived in a camp called Pitiqqiq, her husband went to Kimmirut to trade at the HBC store. Upon his return to the camp, he told Mary that an RCMP officer shot his lead dog and brought the carcass to the front of the RCMP house. According to Mary, her husband was affected by this loss.