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small_question1.jpgWhen the Europeans first visited the region of Nunavik, they laid claim to Inuit lands. How did they inform the Inuit of their actions?

The Europeans signed an Agreement-In-Principle with Inuit representatives.
The Europeans gathered all the elders and informed them of their intentions.
The Europeans never informed the Inuit.
The Europeans created the Hudson's Bay Company, and the Inuit became equal partners in the company.

small_question2.jpgThe Inuit continued to function as a self-governing society for a period of time even after the Europeans laid claim to their lands. When did this really change?

In the year 2000 when the new millenium arrived.
After World War II when the Canadian government organised the Inuit in villages.
In the year 1100 when the Viking Leif Erikson set foot in Labrador.
In 1975, when the Quebec government and the Inuit signed the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement.

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