Posted by: afriyanto | January 13, 2008

NUNAVUT: The Land Of Eskimo (Inuit)

Nunavut is The new territory of Canada with the heartquarter: Iqaluit. Majority of Nunavut area are above 66,5 degree North. And only a rest area below this degree. This new Territory are formed in the end of 1999, which is departed from his main territory, North West Territory. If North West Territory are Indian majority, Nunavut is fully The Eskimo. The Eskimo people is always called in their native language, The Inuit. So, Nunavut in Inuit term is The Land of Inuit, Land of The Eskimo.
The Polar Bear of Nunavut: Nunavut is The Habitat place of The Polar Bear. With the area as large as Indonesia, and population only 25.000 (twenty five thousands) people. You must travel from one remote area to another remote area in this scary land to see these polar bear. (From the reading of National Geographics).
Catatan: Bangsa Eskimo menyebar disekitar lingkaran Kutub Utara. Dari Iceland, ke Greenland (Denmark), Nunavut (Canada), sampai Alaska (US) dan Siberia (Russia bagian Utara). Merupakan kawasan tradisional bangsa Eskimo. Bahkan nenek moyang bangsa Finlandia (berbeda dengan negara-negara Skandinavia lainnya) diyakini merupakan keturunan bangsa Eskimo. Nunavut merupakan Territory baru Kanada, yang dimekarkan dari North West Territory. Canada terdiri atas 3 (tiga) wilayah Territory, yaitu:(1). Yukon, (2). North West Territory, (3). Nunavut. Dua territory (1) dan (2) merupakan mayoritas suku Indian. Dan Nunavut sendiri didiami oleh mayoritas Bangsa Eskimo. Territory merupakan wilayah administrasi di Kanada yang statusnya belum disempurnakan sebagai province of Canada.

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