Throughout his life, Larry Audlaluk has been an ambassador and leader for his community of Grise Fiord and for the High Arctic. In 1953, his family and several others from northern Quebec and Pond Inlet were relocated to a remote area of Ellesmere Island. Grise Fiord remains the northernmost civilian community in North America, and he is its longest-living resident. He serves in several leadership roles within his community and represents Grise Fiord within the larger territory of Nunavut. A warm and caring individual, he is renowned for his knowledge of the history of the North and for his efforts to preserve and promote the rich heritage of his region.