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Abe Okpik, C.M.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Abe Okpik, C.M. C.M. Iqaluit
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada December 15, 1976 April 20, 1977
In recognition of the important contribution he has made to the preservation of the Inuit way of life by helping his people to rediscover their original surnames, through his membership on the Territorial Council and by his work on the Berger Commission as broadcaster and interpreter.
Deceased on July 10, 1997.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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