The Nanilavut Initiative
Helping Inuit families find information on loved ones sent away during the tuberculosis epidemic of the 1940s to the 1960s. Nanilavut means "Let's find them," in Inuktitut
Types of records available and information about how to access them.
Prime Minister's apology to Inuit for the management of the tuberculosis epidemic from the 1940s to 1960s
Formal Government of Canada apology to Inuit patients
How Inuit were affected by the epidemic and ongoing impacts.
Support services for families and information about commemoration events.
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