An Inupiaq man living in the Northwest Territories is fighting a deportation order that would see him sent back to Alaska.
In 2018, Herman Oyagak travelled across the Arctic by snowmobile so he could live with his wife, Carol Oyagak, in her home community of Aklavik, N.W.T., about 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle.
Three years later, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) moved to deport him. He was arrested, taken to Yellowknife, and released on bond.
He’s to be deported to Juneau, Alaska — a city he has never been to — on Dec. 13.
“I don’t even want to think about that
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