Kusugak remembered

Friends and family paid tribute to Jose Kusugak, an Inuit leader who spent his life fighting for Inuit rights, during a memorial service in Ottawa.

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Jose Kusugak, an Inuit leader who spent his life fighting for Inuit rights, died two weeks ago.

On Thursday in Ottawa friends and family paid tribute to Kusugak at a memorial.

Kusugak held several titles, but most remember him for his work on the Nunavut land claim.

Friends only hold fond memories.

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