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Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories (Canada)

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[Tuktoyaktuk] image by Antonio Martins


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Description of the flag

Unequal triband of dark blue, white and dark blue charged on the white area with a local badge. This badge is circular with a black ring framing it all around and shows a landscape showing the midnight sun on a coastal ice-field with some black rock hills on background, and a human figure in blue parka doing playing a native drum

Tuktoyaktuk (also spelt Tuktuujaartuq, meaning "(looks like a caribou"), with a population of 943 (as of 1996), is located at 6927'N lat. and 13302'W long., on Kugmallit Bay, near the Mackenzie River Delta. Local languages are Inuvialuktun and English, and the community belongs to the electoral district of Nunakput and to land claim area of Inuvialuit.
Antonio Martins, 2 July 2000