Law class offers Rankin Inlet high school students a look at careers in justice – Nunatsiaq News

Law class offers Rankin Inlet high school students a look at careers in justice – Nunatsiaq News

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 202188 Views

15 January 2021

When Dylan Kusugak enrolled in a new law class at his school last fall, he wondered whether the subject would pique his interest.

It did. Now, the Grade 12 student at Maani Ulujuk Ilinniarvik high school in Rankin Inlet says he’s thinking about pursuing his interest further.

“I’d maybe go to the law class in Iqaluit,” he said, referring to Nunavut Arctic College’s law program.

The class was equally well received by Kusugak’s peers.

“The students have been super engaged and really enjoying learning about both colonial law and Inuit law and the differences, similarities and the interplay of both on their territory,” said Victoria Perrie, a Metis-Cree criminal lawyer with legal aid in Rankin Inlet, who started and taught the course.

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