Polar Lines : Past Canadian Prime Ministers and the Arctic, Introduction

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Polar Lines : Past Canadian Prime Ministers and the Arctic, Introduction ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᒐᕙᒪᑐᖃᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᖏᔪᕐᖄᖑᖃᑦᑕᕐᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᖅ Past Canadian Prime Ministers and the Arctic Kanatami gavamatuqakkunnut Angijurqaanguqattarsimajut ammalu Ukiuqtaqtuq Les anciens premiers ministres et l’Arctique ᑕᐃᒪᙵᑲᓪᓚᐅᓕᕐᑐᖅ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᒐᕙᒪᑐᖃᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᖏᔪᕐᖄᕆᓯᒪᔭᖏᑦ ᑎᑎᕋᐅᔭᐅᑕᐅᓂᐅᓴᑐᐃᓐᓇᓯᒪᒻᒪᑕ ᐱᕙᓪᓪᓕᐊᔪᓂᑦ. ᐅᑯᐊ ᖁᓕᐅᔪᑦ ᑎᑎᕋᐅᔭᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᑕᑯᔅᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᕗᑦ ᐊᖏᔪᕐᖃᐅᑎᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᙵᓂ ᔮᓐ ᑏᕙᓐᐸᐃᑯ ᐊᖏᔪᕐᖄᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᖃᓄᖅ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᓯᒪᔭᖏᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᑦᑐᐃᓯᒪᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑑᑉ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖏᓐᓂ. ᐊᒥᓱᑦ ᐃᓚᓕᐅᔾᔨᖃᑦᑕᓯᒪᕗᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᔭᒥᓐᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑑᑉ ᒥᑦᓵᓄᑦ. ᐊᒥᓱᓄᑦ ᐃᓚᓕᐅᔾᔭᐅᖃᑦᑕᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᓯᒍᒪᓂᖅ. ᐅᑭᐅᑲᓪᓚᐅᓕᖅᑐᑦ ᑲᓇᑕ ᐋᕐᕿᓱᐃᒐᓱᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᕐᔪᐊᓂᑦ (ᒦᑦᔅ ᓚᐃᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓵᓚᑦᑕᐅᓐ), ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑐᑭᓯᓯᒪᕗᑦ. ᐅᑯᐊ ᑎᑎᕋᐅᔭᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᓴᕐᖀᓯᒪᕗᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᕈᓚᐅᕐᑎᓐᓇᑕ ᖃᐅᔨᔭᐅᕙᓪᓕᐊᓕᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᓪᓗ ᐃᓄᒃᓱᐃᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᒐᐃᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒦᖔᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ. Over the decades Canadian Prime Ministers have never escaped the brush of the editorial cartoonist. This series of 10 illustrations shows how Prime Ministers, stretching back to John Diefenbaker, have been depicted in the context of how they, or their governments, have related to Inuit and Arctic issues. Most have articulated a northern vision. There have been recurring themes, such as Arctic Sovereignty. During the years when Canada engaged in rounds of Constitutional discussions (Meech Lake and Charlottetown), Inuit figured prominently. The series also underlines the progress made from a time when Nunavut did not exist, to a time when Inuksuit, and soapstone carvings are now familiar parts of the Canadian fabric.
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