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Kukik Baker

Aqqiumavvik Society
Executive Director

Kukik Baker has lived in Arviat her entire life. She worked as a community mental health youth outreach worker for many years while she developed key programs for Aqqiumavvik and founded the Ujjiqsuiniq Young Hunters Program. 

She has been involved with Aqqiumavvik since 2010 and has initiated several food security and climate change projects. Kukik promotes food security issues especially through cooking with country foods and is responsible for the development of several recipe initiatives. She brings the unique perspective of actively investigating wildlife and environmental health, promoting respectful and sustainable harvesting and then using harvest to address food security across the community. 

Kukik has been involved in all of Aqqiumavvik's research initiatives, working with southern research partners, designing and providing training workshops in Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit research approaches, designing respectful research questions and methodologies, managing and analysing data, and reporting outcomes in meaningful ways back to the community. In 2019, on behalf of the Ujjiqsuiniq Young Hunters Program,  she received the ITK Advancement of Youth Award.

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Thursday, November 25

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