Helping Americans in the Arctic

May 1, 2018 - Ikaluktutiak/Cambridge Bay

What happens if a cruise ship arrives in a Canadian Arctic community and one or more of the many American passengers on board encounters difficulties, such as a lost passport, serious illness or trouble with the law? Read More

ᖁᓄᔪᓐᓂᐊᖅᑕᐅᔪᕕᓃᑦ ᐊᑭᓕᐅᓯᐊᔭᖏᑦᑐᑦ

May 1, 2018

ᐊᑯᓂ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᒐᖃᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥᓂ ᐊᐃᒃ ᕼᐊᐅᓕ ᖁᓄᔪᓐᓂᐊᖅᓯᕙᖕᓂᕐᒪᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᑭᒃᑐᓂᒃ ᓄᑕᖅᑲᓂᒃ ᐃᖅᑲᖅᑐᐃᕕᒃᑎᒍᑦ ᐊᑭᓖᑎᑕᐅᓇᓱᐊᕋᓗᐊᕐᒪᑦ, $1.22-ᒥᓕᐊᓐᑖᓚᓂᒃ ᑲᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑕᒪᐃᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᑐᕐᓂᕐᓗᒃᑕᕕᓂᕐᒥᓄᑦ, ᒫᓐᓇᕋᑖᖅ ᐃᖅᑲᖅᑐᖅᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᖃᐅᔨᔭᐅᓂᑯᓄᑦ ᖁᓄᔪᓐᓂᐊᖅᑕᕕᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᓄᑕᕋᐅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑕᐃᒫᑎᒋ ᐊᑭᓖᔪᓐᓇᔮᖏᑕᖏᑦ ᓇᓗᓇᖏᑦᑐᑦ ᑐᑭᑖᕈᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᐃᖅᑲᖅᑐᖅᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ. Read More

Ready for the Frolics Fever

April 30, 2018 - Ikaluktutiak/Cambridge Bay

KAIYUKNAIKTUK IKALUKTUTIAMI. UPINGNALIKTUK NUNAKPUT. HIKINIK KULVALIKPAKTUK ALINAKHIYUK HILAKPUT. INUIN NAMAINAKTUT IKALUKTUTIAMI. Read More

Feds ignoring Nunavut Planning Commission funding concerns

April 28, 2018 - Nunavut

Despite an audit, as well as external reports and reviews, showing the federal government is underfunding the Nunavut Planning Commission (NPC), Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada says the commission should be able to do its job with the money it has. Read More

AROUND KIVALLIQ: School lends helping hand

April 27, 2018 - Kivalliq

Rankin Inlet

Students and staff members at Simon Alaittuq School (SAS) raised $600 in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the Humboldt, Sask., tragedy during a special Jersey Day at the school in Rankin Inlet on April 13. Read More

ᓯᑯᓕᐅᕐᓂᖅ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑑᑉ ᑭᒡᓕᙳᐊᕆᔭᖓᓂ

April 26, 2018 - Kivalliq

ᓇᐅᔮᑦ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᖏᑦ ᖁᕕᐊᓲᑎᖃᑦᑎᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᐱᔭᕇᖅᓯᓂᕐᒥ ᕼᐋᑭᕐᓂᕐᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓯᐊᕐᕆᔮᕐᓂᕐᒥᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᖓᓐᓂ ᐱᓕᕆᑦᑎᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ, ᓯᓚᒥ ᓯᐊᕐᕆᔮᕐᕕᖓᓂ ᓴᓇᔭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᓴᓂᓕᖓᓂ ᑐᓴᕐᕕᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓕᓵᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖓᓐᓂ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. Read More

ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖅᑐᐊᖅ ᐆᒻᒪᖅᑎᑕᐅᓂᖓ

April 25, 2018 - Kivalliq

ᔮᓐ ᐊᕐᓇᓗᒃᔪᐊᖅ ᖁᑦᑎᒃᑐᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖓᑕ ᖁᙱᐊᖅᑎᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂᒪᑐᓯᓂᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᐅᑉ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᖓᓂ ᐱᙳᐊᕐᓗᑎᒃ ᑲᒪᓇᖅᑐᒥ ᐃᓐᓇᕈᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓂᖓᓂ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖅᑐᐊᒥ ᐃᓄᖕᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓯᕿᓂᕐᒥ ᔫᓂᒥ. Read More

Teaming up for outdoor rink in Naujaat

April 25, 2018 - Naujaat

Naujaat youth are having a great old time finishing out hockey-and-skating season in style, thanks to an outdoor rink that was built next to Tusarvik Elementary School this past week. Read More

KIA vows to keep pursuing Grays Bay project

April 24, 2018 - Kitikmeot

The president of the Kitikmeot Inuit Association says his organization will not give up on the $554-million Grays Bay Road and Port (GRBP) project even though Ottawa recently rejected the Government of Nunavut’s request for funding. Read More

Hamlet training program pays off

April 24, 2018 - Iglulik

The Hamlet of Igloolik recently hired two trainees as full-time, permanent employees and there’s a possibility that a third trainee may be offered a job as well. Read More

Capitalizing on science

April 24, 2018 - Kitikmeot

Three Kitikmeot students will be boarding flights to Ottawa in May to compete in the Canada-Wide Science Fair. The pupils earned spots at the national competition by placing in the top three at the Kitikmeot Science Fair in Kugluktuk on April 7. Read More

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