Kangirsuk’s Susie Anne Kudluk elected National Inuit Youth Council president

By Jeff Pelletier  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Susie-Anne Kudluk, a 25-year-old community leader from Kangirsuk, is the new president of the National Inuit Youth Council. Kudluk was elected by youth council members from all Inuit regions last week in a race that included one other candidate, Tyler Akeeagok of Kugluktuk. She replaces former president Brian Pottle, who aged out of the role after serving a two-year term. “I was completely speechless when I got the call, it meant that I’m doing the necessary work and I’m making a positive impact to the point where I’m being recognized nationally,” Kudluk said in an interview after learning she was the winner. “I’m happy to be representing my little community, and it just meant the world to me that I got the position…

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