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Adamie Delisle-Alaku
Executive Vice-president
Makivik Corporation

(Biography) Mr. Adamie Delisle-Alaku was born on June 28, 1981. He received his high school diploma in 1999 from Ikusik High School in his hometown of Salluit. He then pursued higher education in Pure and Applied Science and Social Science at Marie-Victorin College in Montreal from 1999 to 2002. After his studies in postsecondary, Adamie worked at the Raglan mine for Kiewit Nuvumiut, first as the human resources coordinator for seven years and thereafter served as a general open-pit foreman for three years. Prior to being employed at Makivik Corporation, Adamie was manager at the Salluit FCNQ Co-op hotel, served as a volunteer fireman and equally was an active first responder for 7 years over this period. Adamie joined Makivik Corporation in early spring of 2011 in the capacity of Executive Assistant to Mr. Johnny Peters. In this position he developed a broad understanding of wildlife issues and the various challenges related to renewable resources facing the Inuit of Nunavik. He has showed great devotion in ensuring that Nunavimmiut were heard and well represented at a Regional, National and International level. He currently is a member of the Hunting Fishing Trapping Coordinating Committee where he has been active for the past four years. He is equally co-chair of the Ungava Peninsula Caribou Aboriginal Roundtable and involved in the fresh water seal recovery strategy team. In the spring of 2015, Mr. Delisle-Alaku was appointed as Board member to Quebec’s Societe du Plan Nord. As Executive Vice President responsible for the Renewable Resource Department, his duties also include sitting on various Makivik subsidiary and joint venture companies. These include Air Inuit Ltd, Bradley Air Services (better known as First Air), Nunavik Creations Inc., Halutik Enterprises Inc., Nunavik Geomatics Inc., Nunacell Inc. and Kautaq Construction Inc. Adamie is a respected member of his home community of Salluit but now lives in Kuujjuaq with his partner Victoria and her 2 children Linus and Louise. Amongst many of his achievements Adamie is fluently tri-lingual (Inuktitut, French and English) and is an accomplished musician. In his elected capacity at Makivik, Adamie is committed to ensuring he will represent Nunavimiut’s best interests regarding their cultural ties to the land and Nunavik’s renewable resources.

 

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