Grieving Inuit families blame racism of health-care workers for deaths of loved ones

Mary Pirti Kumarluk and her daughter Siasi Kumarluk

Inuit testifying at Quebec’s inquiry into how Indigenous people are treated by Quebec’s public servants have told Commissioner Jacques Viens heart-wrenching stories of ignored pleas for help and delayed service. The commission is visiting Nunavik for the first time since hearings began nearly two years ago.