“Natan Obed is the president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, the national voice of Canada’s 60,000 Inuit. He is originally from Nain, the northernmost community in Labrador’s Nunatsiavut region, and now lives in Ottawa. For ten years he lived in Iqaluit, Nunavut, and worked as the director of social and cultural development for Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., the organization that represents the rights of Nunavut Inuit. He has devoted his career to working with Inuit representational organizations to improve the well-being of Inuit in Canada.” – ArcticNet on Natan Obed
In the following video from The Walrus Talks Arctic, recorded September 22, 2016 at the Canadian
Museum Of Nature in Ottawa, Obed speaks on addressing high suicide rates from an Inuit and Canadian perspective.