Maxine Issiqut Sakuut Angoo is a proud Inuk woman who grew up in Whale Cove, Nunavut, a small community of 350 people. She was raised by her grandparents, Jack and Makki Angoo. She now lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba with her two daughters, Melody and Sivui.
While driving, my grandfather – the greatest hunter I’ve ever known – asks me how many bullets I have left. “Atausiq,” I reply. One. He looks back at me and tells me if I miss it, the wolverine will be long gone.