Davidee Uppik

Davidee Uppik was born in Uppigavialuk in 1951. His testimony includes information on relocation. Davidee states that his family was relocated by the government from the Flaherty Islands to the South Camp of Sanikiluaq. He states that his parents were given no means of transportation for relocation, and that once they arrived they were only given an empty house. Davidee had to attend school following relocation. He attended from 1962 to 1966. He states that he was in the hospital in Montreal being treated for a back injury when his family’s dogs were killed in 1969. He was sixteen years old at this time. Davidee states that when his father lost his dogs, he was not provided with any other means of transportation.