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Year of the Inuit

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National Inuit Leader Mary Simon, below, and her organization Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) kicked off their “2010: Year of the Inuit” initiative with a special reception in Peter Milliken’s dining room.

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Simon with senators from The Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples.

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Senator Carolyn Stewart-Olsen.

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Juno-award winner Susan Aglukark.

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Natural Resources Minister Lisa Raitt.

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Justice minister Rob Nicholson with Simon.

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Liberal MP Anita Neville (right) with Simon.

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Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea.

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Bloc MP Nicole Demers.

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Liberal MP Gerard Kennedy.

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Liberal staffers Christian Dicks (left) and Mathieu Gravel.

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Greg MacEachern (left) and  Robin MacLachlan from Summa.

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The food.

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The crowd.