Inuit Tattoos by Tanya Roach

August 15th, Legacy: Indigenous Women’s Health Stories in Yellowknife, NT. Tanya Roach is one of five Indigenous women that created a digital story about her health. Her digital story is entitled, Tuq&urausiit which is an Inuit term used to address relatives, acknowledging the relationships and kinships that bind us. Tanya is originally from Kanigi&liniq (known as Rankin Inlet) which is located in the Kivalliq region (northwest coast of the Hudson’s Bay of Nunavut). She has been living in Yellowknife for the last 25 years. Her mother is Inuk and her father was Scottish. Photo credit James O’Connor Unlimited.