About the President

Mr. Larry Audlaluk, Interim President of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association:

President

Larry Audlaluk was born in Inukjuaq, Quebec and raised in Grise Fjord, Nunavut, where his family has been relocated in 1950. Since 1998, Larry has been devoted to the Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA), where he was appointed in July, 2014, as the Interim President of the QIA. In 1977, Larry joined the Canadian Rangers, he is now a Companion Member. His wife, Annie, his two sons and his son-in-law are also members of the Canadian Rangers. Larry has been extensively involved with the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement process at the community level. From 2003 to July, 2014, Larry has been an active member of the Iviq Hunters & Trappers Association. Furthermore, Larry has served as a member of the Hamlet Council in the early 1990’s, where he was formally elected in December, 2013. Among his major accomplishments, Larry has been involved in getting the Government of Canada to recognize and take responsibility for having relocated families from Inukjuak, Quebec in 1953 and 1955. Moreover, Larry has also been inducted to The Order of Canada by the Governor General Michëlle Jean in the mid-2000’s.  Larry is the proud father of six children and grand-father of 11 grandchildren. He is also known for his remarkable hunting skills and knowledge.