Qikiqtani Inuit Association

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Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) represents over 14,000 Inuit of the Qikiqtani (Baffin) region in a fair and democratic way. The Qikiqtani region includes 13 communities from Quttiktuq (High Arctic) down to Sanikiluaq (Belcher Island).It started as a non-profit, land claim and community organization in 1996 registering as a society in 1997. Under the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement (NLCA), QIA is considered a Designated Inuit Organization (DIO).