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Taamusi Qumaq, C.M., C.Q.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Taamusi Qumaq, C.M., C.Q. C.M. Hudson Bay
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada October 21, 1992 April 21, 1993
An activist who has participated in deliberations on Native rights and self-government, he has been a catalyst in establishing organizations concerned with social and economic issues in Northern Quebec. As the author of an encyclopedia of ancestral customs, written in Inuktitut, and of a comprehensive Inuktitut dictionary, he has contributed significantly to the preservation of traditional Inuit language and culture.
Deceased on July 13, 1993.
Updated: 2009-04-30
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