Kaajuk is an advocate for children and youth and was previously an advocacy specialist in his role with the Representative for Children and Youth’s office in Iqaluit.
The father of 5 beautiful boys with his wife Jenna of 10 years, he is an avid artist and operates his own small art business creating art in many forms such as jewelry, glass art and sculpture. He also has some background in health care as a community health representative. Kaajuk is currently finishing a diploma program in business management and entrepreneurship out of Algonquin College in Ottawa. He also attained a certificate in the Jewelry and Metalwork program out of the Arctic College in Iqaluit.
Kaajuk has worked with children and youth at various capacities including health promotion, education and advocacy in children’s rights. He is bilingual in both Inuktitut and English. Kaajuk’s goals are to continue to work with youth and children while still maintaining and building his skills in art to hopefully combine the two in the future. He recently delivered a 12-week pre-employment training program for Inuit adult youth in his home community of Rankin Inlet, Nunavut.
He hopes to be able to build his own house to provide a solid foundation for his family and to be able to call a home his own.