CanGenealogy Canadian Genealogy Nunavut
Nunavut is Canada's newest territory, established in 1999 in the central and eastern Arctic. The name means Our Land in the Inuit language of Inuktitut, Nunavut means "Our Land". Before 1999, Nunavut was part of the Northwest Territories. It is the largest geographic division in Canada – although it has just 29,000 people. Its capital is Iqaluit.

Census records for the Nunavut

1901: FamilySearch | | Automated Genealogy
FindMyPast | Library and Archives Canada
1911: FamilySearch | | Automated Genealogy
FindMyPast | Library and Archives Canada


Other sites for genealogy in Nunavut

Nunavut GenWeb
The Nunavut regional site of Canada Genweb.

Find a Grave Nunavut cemeteries
A great finding aid by Bruce Gordon makes searching for burials much easier.

Nation-wide sites worth checking

Library and Archives Canada (Free)
A huge amount of information, including census, immigration and military information. A key resource for all Canadian genealogists.

FamilySearch (Free)
From the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Includes an index to several censuses, civil registration extracts, a guide to the library catalog, submitted and extracted records, and more.

Canadiana (Free)
Quick access to about millions of documents held in Canadian libraries, museums and archives, compiled into one resource for convenient searching. This site has many resources not found elsewhwere. (Commercial)
Ancestry has an extensive collection drawn from census indexes, immigration sources, and other material from different provinces.

FindMyPast (Commercial)
A collection of sources that is still being developed. FindMyPast includes census indexes, birth indexes, and many scanned books, as well as newspapers.

MyHeritage (Commercial)
The Canadian arm of a site known for its strong European material. It includes the major resources found on other sites.

Automated Genealogy (Free)
Includes free indexes to the 1851/2, 1901, 1906 and 1911 censuses.

Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online (Free)
Notable people who died before 1930.

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