Prohibition in Northern Canada

IMG_1449Prohibition in Northern Canada

Officially founded in 1999, Nunavut is the youngest territory in Canada. It’s only been two generations since Canada’s stewardship of the land forced the Inuit people from their semi-nomadic way of life into a modern, sedentary one. But while the introduction of modern conveniences seem to have made life more comfortable, the history of Canada in the arctic is mired in tragedy, and the traumatic effects of residential schools and forced relocations are still being felt.