In partnership with
Present for TB Centre Day 2018 a Keynote Lecture by:
President and National Inuit Leader, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
"TB Elimination across Inuit Nunangat"
JUNE 1, 2018 AT 3 pm
McGill University Health Centre
1001 boul. Décarie, RI Auditorium, Room ES1.1129
Natan Obed is the President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami. He is originally from Nain, the northernmost community in Labrador’s Nunatsiavut region, and now lives in Ottawa. For 10 years he lived in Iqaluit, Nunavut, and worked as the Director of Social and Cultural Development for Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. He has devoted his career to working with Inuit representational organizations to improve the wellbeing of Inuit in Canada.
About Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK)
The National Representational Organization Protecting and Advancing the Rights and Interests of Inuit in Canada. We work to improve the Health and Wellbeing of Inuit. Our work includes research, advocacy, public outreach and education on the issues affecting our population. We work closely with the four Inuit regions to present unified priorities in Ottawa.
We Are The National Voice Of Canada’s 60,000 Inuit. Most Inuit live in 53 communities spread across the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (Northwest Territories), Nunavut, Nunavik (Northern Quebec), and Nunatsiavut (Northern Labrador). We call this vast region Inuit Nunangat. It encompasses roughly 35 percent of Canada’s landmass and 50 percent of its coastline.