March 1, 2011
In this video, Veronica speaks in Inuktitut about travelling over 1000 miles for breast-cancer treatment and how cancer has changed her
Watch as Veronica talks about being diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 42 and needing to travel from Rankin Inlet, Nunavut to Winnipeg, Manitoba for treatment. She shares her experiences, including how cancer has changed her.
Veronica is the Lands Administrator at the Kivalliq Inuit Association in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut.
Even just hearing the word cancer, it just scared me. But when I was diagnosed that’s when it’s scary, but you have to fight it and you have to stay positive and count your blessings and be around positive people.
Watch the video of Veronica speaking in Inuktitut about travelling over 1000 miles for breast cancer treatment