‘I thought we could do something to honour her’ Ottawa Inuit Children’s centre remembers Annie Pootoogook

Inuit youth centre remembers Annie Pootoogook in Ottawa.

Annette Francis
APTN National News
A talented Inuk artist, whose life came to a tragic end has been honoured by a group of Ottawa youth.

Annie Pootoogook’s body was discovered by a river in the city’s east end in September.

Police have yet to say whether she was murdered or not.

This week, Inuit youth remembered her as an artist.

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Annette is Anishinaabe from Alderville First Nation. She started at APTN as an Ottawa Correspondent in 2007 and has covered Indigenous issues from Parliament Hill and First Nation communities across Ontario. She has also freelanced for CBC Indigenous and Ricochet Media.

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