Willie Adams, Inuk, 1934-
He is a Canadian politician and a member of the Senate of Canada. Adams was born in Kuujjuaq, then known as Fort Chimo, Quebec. He is a retired businessman and electrician and is currently the longest-serving current member of the Canadian Senate He was appointed to the Senate by Governor General Jules Léger on the advice of Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, on April 5, 1977, and is a member of the Liberal Party. He represented the Northwest Territories until the creation of Nunavut in 1999.

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