Caroline Anawak

During forty-seven years in the North, Caroline Anawak has worked for Government, Dene and Inuit Organizations, the private sector and non-government agencies, addressing social, justice, education and health issues. Caroline has been involved in the creation of many community, regional and territorial organizations and is the co-author of the Nunavut Human Resource Strategy and Project Coordinator and Researcher for the National Aboriginal Health Organization’s Inuit Centre Publication “Suicide Prevention – Inuit Traditional Practices that Encouraged Coping and Resilience”. Elected to District Education Authorities in Nauyaat, Rankin Inlet and Iqaluit and a Municipal Councillor in Rankin Inlet, she has also been a Coroner and Justice of the Peace, as well as one of the co-founders of the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention. She has worked as Suicide Intervention Specialist and as an Executive Director in many capacities, including for the YWCA and an Elders Society and is currently a Consultant, living in Iqaluit.

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