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A hunter and businessman by profession, Watt is an Inuit and has served as Northern officer with the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs from 1969 to 1979 and founded the Northern Quebec Inuit Association in the 1970s. He has also been active with a number of aboriginal businesses such as Makivik Corporation, Air Inuit Ltd., Seaku Fisheries, Uttuulik Leasing and Kigaq Travel.
Watt served as co-chair of the Inuit Committee on National Issues from 1979 to 1984 and has also served with the Nunavik Constitutional Committee and the Inuit Tapirisat of Canada. He is the 1997 recipient of the National Aboriginal Achievement Award.
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