​Nunavik (Inuktitut: ᓄᓇᕕᒃ) comprises the northern third of the province of Quebec, Canada in Kativik, part of the Nord-du-Québec region. Covering a land area of 443,684.71 km2 (171,307.62 sq mi) north of the 55th parallel, it is the homeland of the Inuit of Quebec. Almost all of the 12,090 inhabitants (2011 census) of the region, of whom 90% are Inuit, live in fourteen northern villages on the coast of Nunavik and in the Cree reserved land (TC) of Whapmagoostui, near the northern village of Kuujjuarapik.

Nunavik means "great land" in the local dialect of Inuktitut and the Inuit inhabitants of the region call themselves Nunavimmiut. Until 1912, the region was part of the District of Ungava of the Northwest Territories.

Negotiations for regional autonomy and resolution of outstanding land claims took place in the 2000s.The seat of government would be Kuujjuaq. Negotiations on better empowering Inuit political rights in their land are still ongoing.

A flag for Nunavik was proposed by Nunavik's own artist and graphic designer Thomassie Mangiok during a April 2013 Plan Nunavik consultation in Ivujivik. The proposal was announced in the meeting and then through Nunatsiaq News, the explanation of design was also made available on YouTube.​​ Wikipedia


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