ᑲᒪᓇᖅᑐᐊᓗᒃ ᐃᖏᕐᕋᓂᐅᔪᖅ

April 20, 2018 - Kivalliq

ᐱᐊᓪᔨᐊᓐᓯᐅᑕᖅ ᐊᖑᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᐅᔭᕋᖕᓂ ᐅᖅᓱᐊᓗᒃᓴᓂ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐃᔨᒪᓪᓗᓂ ᐃᖏᕐᕋᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᐋᔨᓐᑏᓇᒧᑦ ᓄᖅᑲᓚᐅᑲᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐃᒡᓗᓕᒑᕐᔪᖕᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. Read More

‘I am named Appalialuk’ – Part Two of a Two-Part Series

April 20, 2018 - Panniqtuuq/Pangnirtung

There was a time when Jeanne Mike faced a lifetime sentence of loss and longing, a sentence which began when she was removed from her family home in Pangnirtung at age seven.

Mike’s braids were shorn and she became one of seven known Inuit children who were collected into a federal government program called The Eskimo Experiment. Read More

Protecting youth top priority in pot legalization

April 20, 2018 - Nunavut

Fast-talking former Toronto police chief and Liberal MP Bill Blair visited with Nunavut leadership in the capital April 12 to discuss cannabis legalization, saying decriminalization would be better for youth and would help decimate the criminal underworld’s unregulated control over a $6- to $8-billion industry. Read More

NEWS BRIEFS: Students show support for Humboldt

April 20, 2018 - Kivalliq

Students at Tusarvik School in Naujaat were among numerous schools, groups and organizations across the Kivalliq that showed their support for the community of Humboldt, Sask., by wearing a sports jersey or green shirt on April 12. Read More

COLUMN: Humboldt strong!

April 19, 2018 - Rankin Inlet

The outpouring of love and support for the loved ones of those who died in the horrific crash that claimed many members of the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team earlier this month has been heartwarming to say the least. Read More

Arviat claims regional marksmanship crown

April 18, 2018 - Rankin Inlet

Junior Canadian Rangers from four communities squared off in the Kivalliq regional marksmanship selection competition in Rankin Inlet on April 8 for a chance to represent Nunavut at a national competition this coming month. Read More

Baker Lake woman fulfills goals at Meadowbank

April 16, 2018 - Qamanittuaq/Baker Lake

Natasha Nagyougalik began work at Meadowbank in 2010 as a young mother to a three-year old son. Now Aidan is 11 and mom has climbed the Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. career ladder to a top rung. Read More

Seeking justice for experimental Eskimos

April 15, 2018 - Panniqtuuq/Pangnirtung

There was a time when Jeanne Mike faced a lifetime sentence of loss and longing, a sentence that began when she was removed from her family home in Pangnirtung at age seven. Read More

Kivalliq Jr. Canucks work to build program

April 13, 2018 - Kivalliq

The atom and peewee Kivalliq Jr. Canucks squads put in strong showings at the 31st annual Indigenous Minor Hockey Tournament hosted by the Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre (MICEC) in Winnipeg, Man., from March 23-25. Read More

COLUMN: Mary Jane at the door

April 12, 2018 - Kivalliq

Despite the growing evidence debunking the long-held stance (by some) that marijuana is a gateway drug leading to the use of much heavier drugs, those who bought into the flawed theory decades ago stubbornly hang onto a time-proven weapon to perpetuate belief in the myth – fearmongering! Read More

Big boost for Inuit art in U.S.

April 11, 2018 - Ann Arbor, Michigan

An American couple has gifted their U.S. $2.5-million Inuit art collection and donated U.S. $2 million to create an Inuit art program at the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) in Ann Arbor, Mich. Read More

A bigger and better Eggstravaganza

April 11, 2018 - Rankin Inlet

When all was said and done, the second annual Easter Eggstravaganza outdid the hype and delivered a memorable day for the community of Rankin Inlet on March 31. Read More

Kitikmeot entrepreneurs on the rise

April 11, 2018 - Cambridge Bay/Kugluktuk

Inspire Nunavut, a program that trains entrepreneurs, is complete in Cambridge Bay and Kugluktuk, but the business benefits for local youth are just beginning. Read More

Qaggiavuut in China

April 9, 2018 - Nunavut

The Qaggiavuut Society is travelling to China April 9 to 13 with Canadian Heritage Minister Melanie Joly. Read More

Women’s shelters enter a new era

April 8, 2018 - Iqaluit

After a tumultuous year, YWCA Agvvik Nunavut has completed its reboot with a new board of directors elected March 22 at the organization’s annual general meeting. Read More

COLUMN: Hidden musical gems

April 6, 2018 - Kivalliq

Let’s take quick stroll down music lane for this week’s opinion piece, valued readers, and I’d like to start by thanking everyone who has dropped me a line on previous music columns in this space, especially those asking if I can write more in the future. Read More

Kivalliq Jr. Canucks squads perform in Manitoba

April 5, 2018 - Kivalliq

The atom and peewee Kivalliq Jr. Canucks squads put in strong showings at the Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre’s (MICEC) 31st annual aboriginal minor hockey tournament in Winnipeg, Man., from March 23-25. Read More

ᖁᕕᐊᓲᑎᖃᕐᓂᖅ ᐃᓅᓯᕐᒥ ᕼᐋᑭᑎᒍᑦ

April 4, 2018 - ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ

ᑑᑑ ᐃᓚᒌᑦ ᐊᓕᐊᓇᐃᒍᓱᒃᐳᑦ ᑐᕌᒐᕆᔭᖓᓂ ᑎᐊᕆᓐᔅ ᑑᑑᒧᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᓂᐅᔪᒥ (TTM) ᐃᓐᓚᕐᓄᑦ ᐊᖑᑎᓄᑦ ᕼᐋᑭᒧᑦ ᓵᓚᖃᕋᓱᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐱᓕᕆᕙᓪᓕᐊᓂᖓᓂ. Read More

Hockey tournaments big boost to Rankin economy

April 4, 2018 - Rankin Inlet

Visitors spent more than $230,000 during the recent Terence Tootoo Memorial (TTM) senior men’s hockey tournament in Rankin Inlet, suggests a survey conducted by the hamlet’s senior administrative officer. Read More

Nunavummiuq actor basks in The Terror

April 3, 2018 - Iqaluit

Iqaluit actor Johnny Issaluk was in a hotel room in Ottawa on March 26 watching the premiere of the television series The Terror, 172 years after Sir John Franklin’s ill-fated ships got trapped in Arctic Ocean ice. Read More

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