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The Last Hurrah

Stuart Hodgson and the Birth of the Modern Arctic

From: Umingmak


Readings in Part Five of this title, entitled "Farewell" discuss the end of Stuart Hodgson’s career in the North and the long lasting impact he had on the region. Topics discussed include the opening of the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre in Yellowknife, and the positions he held after leaving the Northwest Territories.



Jake Ootes

Jake Ootes is a former reporter who was the Northwest Territories Director of the Territorial Department of Information, responsible for all government public affairs and communications. In 1995, Ootes was elected to the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories and later appointed Minister of Education, Culture and Employment. He retired from politics in 2004 and now owns and operates Celista Estate Winery in British Columbia.