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Timeline of QIA’s Work on The Qikiqtani Truth Commission

Timeline of QIA’s Work on The Qikiqtani Truth Commission

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QIA began receiving and recording testimonies from Inuit on the killing of qimmiit.


The House of Commons Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development hears accounts of the killing of qimmiit.


The RCMP produce a report for Parliament responding to the allegations of qimmiit killing. The report contradicts and rejects Inuit accounts of this history.


QIA initiates and finances a truth commission to create a more inclusive history of decisions and events that affected Inuit living in the Qikiqtani Region between 1950 and 1975. Approximately 350 people testify.


The Qikiqtani Truth Commission concludes its work and retired Justice, James Igloliorte issues the Final Report: Achieving Saimaqatigiingniq, which includes 25 recommendations for action.


QIA publicly releases the Qikiqtani Truth Commission reports, Final Report: Achieving Saimaqatigiingniq, Community Histories, Thematic Reports and Special Studies.


QIA staff travel to each of the 13 Qikiqtani communities to share the findings of the Qikiqtani Truth Commission reports.


QIA renews lobbying efforts to compel the Government to take action on the recommendations made by the Qikiqtani Truth Commission.

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