Martha Flaherty

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Martha Flaherty was born in Inujjuaq, Quebec in 1950, and relocated to Grise Fiord when she was five years old. She has many painful memories from her youth, including relocation by ship, separation from her parents, and time spent in three residential schools. Martha was at Carcross in the Yukon when she was fifteen years old, and at Churchill from 1966 to 1969. She states that her family was very much affected by relocation - her parents never saw their own parents again.