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ᐃᒃᓯᕙᐅᑕᖅ

ᐴᑦ ᕈᔅ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᕐᒥ ᓄᓇᖃᖅᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᖅ 1965−ᒥᓂᑦ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ ᐃᓕᓴᐃᔨᐅᓪᓗᓂ, ᑭᖑᕐᖓᒍᑦ ᐃᓕᓴᐃᔨᓄᑦ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᖑᓪᓗᓂ, ᑐᑭᒧᐊᒃᑎᑦᑎᔨᐅᓪᓗᓂᓗ ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓗᖕᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨᒻᒪᕆᒃᑯᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᖑᓪᓗᓂ ᓯᓚᑦᑐᓴᕐᕕᖕᒧᑦ.  ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᓴᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓄᑦ ᑕᓪᓕᒪᓄᑦ.  ᓄᓕᐊᓂᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᑲᑎᑎᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᔪᐋᓐᒧᑦ 1967−ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ.  ᒪᕐᕉᖕᓂᒃ ᕿᑐᕐᖓᖃᖅᑑᒃ, ᐅᑭᐊᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᒪᕐᕉᖕᓂᒃ ᐊᖑᑏᖕᓂᒃ ᐃᕐᖑᑕᖃᖅᑑᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᓄᓇᖃᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᒫᓐᓇ.  ᐴᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᔮᒥᓂᒃ ᓄᖅᑲᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐃᓐᓇᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ 1999−ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔨᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᑭᖑᕐᖓᒍᑦ ᐊᔾᔨᒌᖏᑦᑐᓂᒃ.  ᐴᑦ ᕉᔅ ᑎᒃᑯᐊᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᓄᓇᓄᑦ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᐅᓯᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᒃᓯᕙᐅᑕᐅᑲᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂᐊᕐᓗᓂ ᓯᑎᐱᕆ 20, 2008−ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᒃᓯᕙᐅᑕᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑎᒃᑯᐊᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐄᑉᐳ 16, 2013−ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ.

ᐃᒃᓯᕙᐅᑕᐅᑉ ᑐᖏᓕᖓ

 ᔮᓐ ᒧᕇᔅ ᐃᒃᐱᐊᕐᔪᖕᒥᐅᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ 1975−ᒥᓂᑦ (ᐊᒡᖥᕕ`ᒥ, ᐃᒡᓗᓕᖕᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂ ᓄᓇᖃᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ).  ᐃᓐᓇᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓄᖅᑲᖓᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᐃᓕᓴᐃᔨᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ (32−ᓄᑦ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐅᓪᓗᓄᑦ 65−ᓄᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᓄᓇᑦᑎᐊᕐᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ) ᐊᒻᒪ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᖑᓪᓗᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᓕᓴᐃᖃᑦᑕᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᓱᒃᑲᓴᐅᔾᔪᐊᖅᑎᓂᒃ ᓯᐊᕐᕆᔮᖅᑎᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ, ᔮᓐ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᓴᖅᑭᑦᑎᖃᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᐃᓕᓴᐃᔨᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖏᓐᓂᒃ 19094-ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ, ᑐᓂᓐᖑᐊᖑᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ 2010−ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᒃᓯᕙᐅᑕᐅᖃᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᓄᓇᓄᑦ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᐅᓯᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᓐᓄᑦ (ᑲᑎᒪᔨᐅᖃᑕᐅᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᓄᕕᐱᕆ 2010−ᒥᓂᑦ).  ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᒥᐊᓗᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓚᐃᓴᓐᓯᑖᖅᑎᑦᑎᔨᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ, ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᓂᒃ ᐊᔾᔨᒌᓂᒃ ᒪᓕᒐᖃᖅᑎᑦᑎᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᓐᓄᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖅᐸᐅᔭᖏᑕ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᓐᓄᑦ.  ᓄᓕᐊᖃᖅᑐᖅ ᑎᓴᒪᓂᒃ ᕿᑐᕐᖓᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᒪᕐᕉᖕᓂᒃ ᐃᕐᖑᑕᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᕐᓇᖕᓂᒃ.

ᑲᑎᒪᔨ

ᐃᓕᓴᐱ ᖃᕆᑕᖅ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᕐᒥᐅᑕᐅᔪᖅ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᓅᓯᓕᒫᖅ ᑕᐅᕙᓂ ᓄᓇᖃᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ.  ᐃᓕᓴᐱ ᐃᓕᓴᔨᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑎᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐊᒻᒪ ᒫᓐᓇ ᐃᓕᓴᐃᔨᐅᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᔮᓐ ᐊᕐᓈᓗᒡᔪᐊᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᖁᕝᕙᓯᖕᓂᖅᓴᓄᑦ.  ᑐᓴᕈᒥᓇᖅᑐᖅ ᐃᓕᓴᐃᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑦ ᕿᑐᕐᖓᖏᓐᓂᑦ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᐸᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔭᕐᒪ.  ᐃᓕᓴᐱ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᐅᖃᑕᐅᔪᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᓯᕗᓂᒃᓴᕗᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓄᑦ ᖁᓕᓄᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪ ᓄᑖᖑᓂᖅᐹᖑᓪᓗᓂ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᐅᖃᑕᐅᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᓄᓇᓄᑦ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᐅᓯᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᓐᓄᑦ, ᓂᕆᐅᑦᑎᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᐊᕐᓂᕆᔭᖓᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᑲᔪᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᐊᕐᓂᕆᔭᖓᓂᒃ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᓂᒃ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖃᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᓄᓇᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ.

ᐃᓕᓴᐱ ᖃᕆᑕᖅ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᐅᖃᑕᐅᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᓄᓇᓄᑦ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᐅᓯᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᖏᓐᓄᓂᑦ 2012−ᒥᓂᑦ.

ᑲᑎᒪᔨ

ᐋᑐᕇ ᑕᐅᑐ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᒥᓂᒃ ᓄᖅᑲᖓᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᐃᓐᓇᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑎᑎᕋᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᓴᓇᔨᐅᕙᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑎᐅᓪᓗᓂ, ᓄᓇᑦᓯᐊᑉ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᖏᓐᓄᑦ, ᐊᓪᓚᕕᖕᒥ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᑎᔨᐅᓪᓗᓂ, ᓄᓇᑦᑎᐊᑉ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᖏᓐᓂ, ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎᓄᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᓯᔨᐅᓪᓗᓂ, ᑭᕙᓪᓕᑉᒥ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖏᓐᓄᑦ, ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᓕᕆᔨᐅᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ, ᕼᐊᒪᓚᒃᑯᓐᓂ, ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑎᐅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᕼᐊᓚᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᕆᔨ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑎᐅᓂᑯ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ, ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑎᐅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᒧᑦ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑎᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ, ᓇᓄᓕᒃ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᒪᕕᐊᓄᑦ, Shear Minerals - ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᑐᖃᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ, Agnico- Eagle − ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᖃᐅᒪᔭᑐᖃᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᐃᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑐᑭᒧᐊᒃᑎᓯᔨᐅᓂᑯ/ᑎᑎᕋᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓕᐊᓂᒃ, ᐃᖅᑲᖅᑐᐃᔨᕋᓛᖑᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂᓗ ᐃᒡᓗᓕᒑᕐᔪᖕᒥ ᓄᓇᕗᒧᑦ.  ᐋᓐᑐᕇ ᑲᑎᑎᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᓄᓕᐊᒥᓄᑦ 7−ᓂᒃ ᕿᑐᕐᖓᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᕐᒥᒃ ᑎᒍᐊᖃᖅᑐᑦ. ᐋᓐᑐᕇ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᕐᒥᓂᒃ 9−ᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓯᒪᔪᖅ, ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᓪᓚᕕᓕᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒧᓪᓗ, ᑐᐊᕕᕐᓇᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒧᓪᓗ ᐸᕐᓇᐃᔨᐅᖃᑕᐅᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ, ᐊᐅᓚᐅᓯᕆᔨᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐅᐊᔭᓕᕆᔨᐅᓪᓗᓂᓗ.  ᐋᓐᑐᕇ ᑕᐅᑐ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᐅᖃᑕᐅᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᓄᓇᓄᑦ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᐅᓯᕈᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᖓᓂᑦ ᐋᒡᒌᓯ 2011−ᒥᓂᑦ.

Member

Meeka Kakudluk was born in Padloping Island. She is a retired teacher (37 years of service) based in Ottawa Ontario.

Meeka Graduated from the Teacher Education Program in Fort Smith N.W.T. in 1976. She has taught grades K-3 in Pangnirtung, Qikiqtarjuaq and Iqaluit. She has also served as vice-principal at Joamie School.

Meeka is a graduate of McGill University and is one of the first Inuit to graduate from a Masters program (UPEI) in 2009 with Elisapee Karetak.

Meeka is a single parent, with three children and ten grandchildren.