Rassi Nashalik

Rassi Nashalik is an Inuit elder committed to the promotion and preservation of Inuit Qaujimajatuqanfit (traditional knowledge). She was a highly respected media personality who had a long association with CBC North, travelling extensively across the North, speaking with northern peoples and understanding their concerns. She has produced award-winning programs celebrating northern achievements, as well as highlighting problems such as youth suicide.  Early in her career, she served on the frontline of health care as a community health representative in Pangnirtung, Nunavut.