List of Inuit


List of Inuit

This is a list of Inuit people. The Inuit (sometimes referred to as Eskimo) are a group of culturally similar indigenous peoples inhabiting the Arctic regions of Alaska, Greenland, the Canadian territories of Northwest Territories and Nunavut, the province of Quebec and the northern part of Labrador.

A

*Acoutsina, Canadian - teacher
*David Aglukark, Canadian - politician
*Susan Aglukark, Canadian - singer
*Leona Aglukkaq, Canadian - politician
*Olayuk Akesuk, Canadian - politician
*David Alagalak, Canadian - politician
*Madeleine Allakariallak, Canadian - musician and television journalist
*Jack Anawak, Canadian - politician
*James Arreak, Canadian - politician
*James Arvaluk, Canadian - politician
*Kenojuak Ashevak, Canadian - artist
*Pitseolak Ashoona, Canadian - artist

B

*John Baker (musher), American -
*Levi Barnabas, Canadian - politician
*Irene Bedard, American - actress
*Ada Blackjack, American - castaway
*Ramy Brooks, American - kennel owner and operator
*Levinia Brown, Canadian - politician

C

*Caubvick, Canadian - taken to England by George Cartwright, returned with smallpox
*Nellie Cournoyea, Canadian - politician
*Tagak Curley, Canadian - politician

E

*Joe Allen Evyagotailak, Canadian - politician

H

*Ann Meekitjuk Hanson, Canadian - Commissioner of Nunavut

I

*Lucie Idlout, Canadian - rock singer
*Alootook Ipellie, Canadian - illustrator and writer
*Peter Irniq, Canadian - former Commissioner of Nunavut
*Peter Ittinuar, Canadian - politician

K

*Helen Kalvak, Canadian - artist
*Nancy Karetak-Lindell, Canadian - politician
*Peter Kattuk, Canadian - politician
*Simeonie Keenainak, Canadian - musician
*Peter Kilabuk, Canadian - politician
*Kiviaq, Canadian - lawyer, politician, and former sportsman
*Enoki Kunuk, Canadian - father of Zacharias Kunuk, lost on the land for a month at the age of 81
*Zacharias Kunuk, Canadian - director of "Atanarjuat"
*Jose Kusugak, Canadian - politician

M

*Helen Maksagak, Canadian - former Commissioner of Nunavut & current Deputy Commissioner
*Steve Mapsalak, Canadian - politician
*Ray Mala, American - actor
*Mikak, Canadian - Labrador Inuit taken to England

N

*Nakasuk, Canadian - founder of Iqaluit
*Patterk Netser, Canadian - politician
*Jobie Nutarak, Canadian - politician

O

*Paul Okalik, Canadian - premier of Nunavut
*Abe Okpik, Canadian - activist and politician
*Jessie Oonark, Canadian - artist

P

*Charlie Panigoniak, Canadian - singer-songwriter and guitarist
*Peter Pitseolak, Canadian - photographer, artist and historian
*Annabella Piugattuk, Canadian - actress
*Annie Pootoogook, Canadian - contemporary artist

Q

*Andrew Qappik, Canadian - graphic artist

R

*Todd Russell, Canadian - politician

*Eric Schweig, Canadian - actor
*John Shiwak, Canadian - sniper in World War I
*David Simailak, Canadian - politician
*Mary Simon, Canadian - politician and activist
*Thomas Suluk, Canadian - politician

T

*Tanya Tagaq Gillis, Canadian - singer & artist
*Louis Tapardjuk, Canadian - politician
*Irene Avaalaaqiaq Tiktaalaaq, Canadian - artist
*Simon Tookoome, Canadian - artist
*Hunter Tootoo, Canadian - politician
*Jordin Tootoo, Canadian - hockey player

U

*Abraham Ulrikab, Canadian - zoo exhibit in Hamburg, Germany
*Uyaquk, American - missionary and linguistic genius

W

*Minik Wallace, Greenlandic - Greenland Inuk taken to the United States by Robert Peary
*Charlie Watt, Canadian - Canadian Senator
*Sheila Watt-Cloutier, Canadian - Inuk activist


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