Rachel Qitsualik-Tinsley

Rachel Attituq Qitsualik-Tinsley is a Canadian writer. She was a winner of the Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature in 2015 for ''Skraelings'', which she cowrote with her husband Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley. The book was also a shortlisted finalist for the Governor General's Award for English-language children's literature at the 2014 Governor General's Awards.

The duo also cowrote the 2008 book ''Qanuq Pinngurnirmata'', a volume of Inuit mythology. The book was reissued in 2015 as ''How Things Came to Be: Inuit Stories of Creation''.

She works as an Inuktitut language translator, and has written both non-fiction and short stories about Inuit culture. In 2012, she was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her writing.

In 2017, she ran as a candidate in the Nunavut territorial election for the electoral district of Quttiktuq. Qitsualik-Tinsley finished in last place in her riding, with 0 votes. Provided by Wikipedia
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