Welcome to Episode 12 of See the Change Podcast. This is Part 2 of our conversation with MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq.
In this episode we discuss facing federal failures in providing adequate housing, affordable food, and accessible healthcare in Nunavut, as well as the potential for solutions within communities. We also talk about lessons learned in 2020 and what’s to come.
Mumilaaq Qaqqaq (ᒧᒥᓛᖅ ᖃᖅᑲᖅ), is an Inuk woman, Member of Parliament, and human rights defender. Elected in 2019, she is one of few people to have given a speech in the House of Commons before being elected.
Originally from Baker Lake, she now lives in Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut. Mumilaaq has worked with Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., The Quality of Life Secretariat in the Government of Nunavut, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, Qulliq Energy Corporation among other organizations.
Mumilaaq is fighting for adequate housing, clean water and food security in the North.
Follow See the Change Podcast on Instagram
Connect with Mumilaaq online
Connect with SeeChange Initiative online
Inuit communities can beat COVID-19 and tuberculosis (SeeChange Initiative)
Produced by Tanya Ayala
Music by Charles the Emperor