Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) is prepared to celebrate Inuvialuit Day at a distance this year.
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Ulukhaktok (Holman), or Uluksaqtuuq, (meaning "place where one finds material to make ulus") is located on Victoria Island and is the most eastern Inuvialuit community. With a population of almost 500, Ulukhaktok also holds traditional ties with the Inuit of the central Arctic.
Culture is very much alive in the community with western and eastern-style drum dancing, throat singing and a unique style of printmaking. Many residents have artistic backgrounds and are involved with the Holman Eskimo Co-op in producing prints, tapestries, sewing and other crafts.
Ulukhaktok is also the home of the Billy Joss Open Golf Tournament, an annual event that is played on Canada's most northern course under the midnight sun.
Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) is grateful to have been able to provide some contribution, with the help from partnering businesses, to support long-term activities on the land. The 2-month
May 11, 2020 - Inuvialuit Regional Corporation offers its deepest condolences to the family, the community of Tuktoyaktuk and the Inuvialuit Settlement Region on the loss of Eddie T. Dillon.