The Walrus Talks - Iqaluit - Susan Aglukark

Susan Aglukark speaks at the Walrus Talks in Iqaluit, Nunavut on March 25, 2017. The full event will be available on-demand at, as of Sunday, April 30, 2017.

An initiative of the Walrus Foundation (, the theme of this national tour is "We Desire a Better Country", as 2017 marks both the 150th anniversary of Confederation and the 50th anniversary of the Order of Canada.


Susan Aglukark (OC) is an Inuk singer-songwriter from Arviat, Nunavut with eight albums to her name. She has won numerous awards, including three Junos, a Canadian Aboriginal Music Award, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, and a Governor General’s performing Arts Award for lifetime achievement. Aglukark is a former chair of the Arctic Children and Youth Foundation, the founder of the Arctic Rose Project, and a co-founder of the Aboriginal Literacy