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Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Affairs manages and advises on government policies and positions relating to the Government of Nunavut’s relations with Aboriginal peoples.  Most importantly, it is the lead division shaping the GN relationship with Inuit of Nunavut through the formal agreement between GN and Nunavut Tunngavik Inc..  Aboriginal Affairs is also responsible for implementation of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement, the Nunavik Inuit Land Claims Agreement and the Eeyou Marine Region Land Claims Agreement.  Aboriginal Affairs participates in the Federal, Provincial and Territorial Aboriginal Affairs Working Group and manages relations with the federal, provincial and territorial governments on Aboriginal issues that impact Nunavut.