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Darrell Greer is Editor of Kivalliq News

Cathy Towtongie: back in the game

Former Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) president Cathy Towtongie felt she had to re-enter the political arena because of the number of issues across Nunavut that, in her opinion, were being ignored. She entered her name...

ᒎᓗᑎᑖᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐃᓚᒌᑦ

ᕿᑉᓕᖅᑕᒥᒃ ᐱᑕᖃᒃᑲᓐᓂᓕᖅᐳᖅ ᓄᑖᒥᓂ ᑎᐋᔅᒌᒃᑯᓐᓂᑦ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒫᖅᓯᐅᑎᒥᒃ ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᔭᐅᑉᓗᓂ ᓗᐊᕋ ᒎᑦᑎᐃ ᕙᓕᐹᕐᔪᐊᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. ᓯᑕᒪᑦ ᐃᓚᒌᑦ ᒎᓗᑎᑖᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ, ᑑᓂ ᑕᐃᐋᔅ, 44, ᐊᒻᒪ ᒪᕐᕉᒃ ᐃᕐᓂᖏᒃ, ᑐᕆᔅᑕᓐ 21 ᐊᒻᒪ ᑕᐃᕇᔅ, 18, ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖃᑎᒌᓚᐅᕐᒪᑎᒃ ᐊᖑᑎᓂ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᓚᐅᖅᑐᓂ, HangNBang, ᐊᒻᒪ ᑑᓂᐅᑉ ᐸᓂᖓ, ᓴᓐᑎ, 15,...

Time for Kivalliq led and Kivalliq first

For the first time in history following a territorial election for the Government of Nunavut (GN), I am expecting -- and actually cheering for -- the next premier to come from the Kivalliq. I would...

ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥᐅᑦ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᑎᐅᒋᐊᖃᓕᖅᐳᑦ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐸᐅᑎᑕᐅᓗᓂᓗ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᖅ

ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ ᑕᐃᒪᖓᓂᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᓐᓂᒃ ᓂᕈᐊᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ, ᓂᕆᐅᒋᔭᖃᖅᐳᖓ −− ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑐᐃᑉᓗᖓᓗ −− ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥᐅᑕᐅᖁᑉᓗᒍ. ᖁᕕᐊᓱᑦᓯᐊᕋᔭᖅᐳᖓ ᓇᓕᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᐅᑕᐃᑦ ᓗᐊᓐ ᑯᓱᒐᒃ ᐅᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᑳᑎ ᑕᐅᑐᖏ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎᖑᕐᓂᖅᐸᑎᒃ. ᑕᐃᒪᒃᑲᓐᓂᕐᓗ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ, ᐊᕐᕕᐊᒥᐅᑕᖅ ᔮᓐ ᒦᓐ, ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑐᕋᔭᖅᐸᕋ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎᖑᕋᓱᐊᕐᓂᖅᐸᑦ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᒫᓐᓇᐅᓂᖓᓂ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎᖑᕋᓱᐊᕐᓂᐊᖏᑉᐳᖅ. ᐃᒡᓗᐊᒍᑦ, ᑕᐃᒪᑐᖅ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥᐅᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᑦ ᒥᓂᔅᑕᖑᕋᓱᐊᖅᑕᐃᓕᓂᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᕈᑎᒃ. ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ,...

ᐳᐃᒍᖅᑕᐃᓕᓚᕗᑦ

ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐅᐱᒋᔭᖃᕆᐊᖅᑐᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᔭᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐅᓇᑕᕐᔪᐊᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᐃᓱᒪᖅᓱᖅᑎᑦᓯᓕᕐᒪᑕ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐅᐸᑕᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥᐅᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. ᐊᒥᓲᓂᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐅᖓᑖᓄᑦ 400 ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ, ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑎᔨᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂᒥᐅᓪᓗ ᐃᖃᐃᓕᓴᕐᕕᖓᓄᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᑑᒑᓕᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒡᔪᐊᖓᓂ ᓇᐅᔮᓂ ᐅᓇᑕᕐᔪᐊᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᔭᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓄᕕᐱᕆ 10−ᒥ. ᓇᐅᔮᒥᐅᑦ ᐅᓇᑕᕐᔪᐊᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᖃᑦᑕᕋᓗᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᐃᓚᐅᑎᑕᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᖅᑎᑕᐅᓪᓗᑎᒡᓗ. ᐅᓇᑕᖅᑐᒃᓴᖑᐊᓛᑦ 3055 RCACC ᑲᒪᔨᖓᑦ ᑳᑉᑎᓐ ᓗᐃᑦ...

ᑕᒪᕐᒥᒃ ᓂᕈᐊᕈᑎᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᐳᑦ

ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᒍᕇᑦ 9ᒥ ᑑᒑᓕᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒡᔪᐊᖓᓂ ᓇᐅᔮᓂ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑎᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑕᕆᐅᑉ ᐊᑭᐊᓂ ᓂᕈᐊᖃᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒡᓗ ᓂᕈᐊᖑᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ, ᓵᓚᒃᓴᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᓂᕈᐊᓚᐅᖏᑉᐳᑦ. ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓂ ᓯᑕᒪᐅᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᓂ, ᓇᐅᔮᓂ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᖑᐊᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᓕᖅᐳᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᑲᓇᑕᐅᑉ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᖏᓐᓂᓗ, ᐊᒻᒪᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᖑᐊᖅᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᒥᐊᓕᑲᐃᑦ ᐊᖓᔪᖄᖓᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓇᓱᐊᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ, ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑐᐃᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓂᕈᐊᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᕼᐃᓗᕆ ᑭᓕᓐᑕᓐᒥᒃ. ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓇᓱᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᔮᒃ...

Family volleyballers golden in Rankin

There's a whole new glitter inside the Dias family home following the annual Laura Gauthier Memorial (LGM) volleyball tournament in Rankin Inlet this past month. Four members of the family brought home gold from the...

Exchange on delay

The Rankin Inlet gymnastics club is hoping to find another exchange partner after conflicting schedules forced an Ontario club to drop out. The gymnasts are now hoping another southern club can be found before the...

Every vote counts

While Grade 9 students at Tuugaalik High School in Naujaat have learned enough about the voting process in Nunavut and abroad to be batting a thousand with elections, they're yet to pick a winning...

ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒃᑎᑕᐅᓂᖅ, ᓄᓇᒥ ᐊᐅᓪᓛᖅᓯᒪᓂᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑕᐅᓂᕐᓗ

ᒍᕇᑦ 9-ᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᑑᒑᓕᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒡᔪᐊᖓᓂ ᐊᖏᔪᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒋᓂᐊᖅᑕᒥᓄᑦ ᑎᑭᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᒪᕐᕈᐃᖅᑕᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒥ ᓄᓇᒧᑦ ᐊᐅᓪᓛᖅᑎᑕᐅᕙᒃᖢᑎᒃ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇᐃᓕᐅᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒡᓗ ᐊᒃᑐᐱᕆ 27-ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓇᐅᔮᓂ. ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᖃᕆᐊᕐᒧᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑎᔨᖓᓪᓗ, ᓗᐃᑦ ᕗᕋᐃᓐᓯᔅ, ᐊᒻᒪ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᑎᖓᑦ, ᓗᐊᕆᐊᑦ ᑭᖓᔭᒃ, ᐊᖑᓇᓱᐊᕆᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐃᖃᓪᓕᐊᕆᐊᖅᖢᑎᒡᓗ, ᐊᒻᒪ ᓄᓇᒦᒋᐊᖅᑐᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕆᐊᖅᖢᑎᒡᓗ. ᕗᕋᐃᓐᓯᔅ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᐊᐅᓪᓛᖅᑎᑕᐅᑉᓗᑎᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑎᒥᖕᓂᒃ...

ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᖅ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥᒃ

ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓂᖅᓴᐅᓕᖅᐳᖅ ᐊᑭᑐᑎᒋᓂᖓᓄᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᓗᓂ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᐃᓚᐅᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐱᔅᓂᔅᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑎᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᑑᒑᓕᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒡᔪᐊᖓᓂ ᓇᐅᔮᓂ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑎᒃᓴᐃᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑎᒍᑕᐅᖁᔭᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᒍᕇᑦ 9-ᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᓄᑦ ᓈᓴᐅᑎᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑕᐅᒍᑕᐅᑉᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖃᕐᓇᖏᑦᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ. ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑎᔨᖓᑦ ᓗᐃ ᕗᕋᐃᓐᓯᔅ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᑦᓯᐊᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ, ᓂᐅᕕᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᖃᓄᖅ ᑖᒃᓰᔭᐃᔭᕈᑎᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᔭᐅᕙᖕᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ. ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ...

ᓵᑯᖅᑎᑦ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ

ᓇᓗᓇᖏᑦᓯᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᐹᓪ ᓱᕈᓱ ᑮᓇᖓ ᓴᕆᒪᓱᒃᑐᖅ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖃᓕᕌᖓᒥ ᖃᓄᖅ ᓄᑕᖃᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕈᑎᖃᖅᓯᒪᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᑐᖔᓂ 12 ᐅᑭᐅᓕᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᐅᑕᐃᑦ Rankin Wolves ᓵᑯᖅᑎᖏᑦ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᓚᐅᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᒥᓐᖑᖅᓯᕐᕕᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᓪᓗ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒥ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᓚᐅᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂ. “ᓄᑕᖃᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓂᒃ ᐱᕈᖅᓴᐃᑉᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑕᑯᑉᓗᒋᑦ ᑮᓇᖏᑦ ᔭᓗᓇᐃᓕᐊᕐᓂᐊᓕᖅᐸᑕ, ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ...

Jon Lindell Memorial Calm Air Cup takes place January

The Jon Lindell Memorial (JLM) Calm Air Cup senior men's hockey championship will take place in Arviat from Jan. 25 to 28. The event will feature eight teams in two divisions, with Rankin Inlet returning...

Darvish ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖃᑎᖃᖏᓕᕐᓂᖓᓄᑦ ᑐᓴᕐᓂᕈᓱᒃᐳᑦ Jaysᑯᑦ

ᐊᓇᐅᓕᒑᒃᑎᓂᒃ ᖁᕕᐊᒋᔭᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᑕᐅᑐᒃᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓯᓚᕐᔪᐊᒥ ᐊᓇᐅᓕᒑᕐᔪᐊᖅᑐᓂᒃ World Series ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖃᑎᒌᒃᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ L.A. Dodgers ᐊᒻᒪ ᑖᒃᑯᐊ Houston Astros, ᐱᐊᓂᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓄᕕᐱᕆ 1−ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ. ᓇᓚᐅᑦᓵᖅᐳᖓ, ᑕᒡᕙᓂ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᓂ ᐊᒃᑐᐱᕆ 4−ᓂ ᑎᑎᕋᓚᐅᕋᒪ ᑖᒃᑯᐊ Dodgers (National) ᐊᒻᒪ Astros (American) ᐊᓇᐅᓕᒑᕐᔪᐊᕐᓂᐊᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᓯᓚᕐᔪᐊᒥ ᐊᓇᐅᓕᒑᕐᔪᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ. ᐊᐃᑦᑖᖑᒐᓗᐊᖅᐳᖅ, 6−ᖓᓂ...

ᒦᓐ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓂᖓ

ᔮᓐ ᒦᓐ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᑉᓗᓂ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᑦ ᐅᐊᖕᓇᖓᓂ/ᑎᑭᕋᕐᔪᐊᕐᒥᓗ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᕐᔪᐊᑦᓯᐊᖅᖢᓂ, 408-ᓄᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᑉᓗᓂ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᔪᐊᔾ ᑯᒃᓱᒃ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᑉᓗᓂ 115-ᓄᑦ. ᒦᓐ, ᐅᑭᐅᓕᒃ 37-ᓂᒃ, ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓄᖓᐅᓂᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᑭᒡᒐᖅᑐᐃᓂᐊᖅᖢᓂ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᐅᕕᒋᔭᒥᓂᒃ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ, ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂᓗ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᖁᕕᐊᒋᔭᖃᕋᒥ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᖑᖅᑎᑕᖃᑕᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᐅᑭᐅᓄᑦ ᓯᑕᒪᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᓄᑦ. ᒦᓐ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᒪᕐᕉᖕᓂᒃ ᓄᑕᕋᖃᖅᖢᓂ, ᓄᓕᐊᓂᓗ (ᓕᓐ) ᐃᓱᒪᒃᓴᖅᓯᐅᕆᐊᖃᓚᐅᕐᒪᑎᒃ ᐊᑯᓂ...

Rankin sweep

It was a sweep for the host community when the V-Team captured the Laura Gauthier Memorial (LGM) Tournament female crown and Hang'n'Bang took the men's title in Rankin Inlet on Oct. 27. Ten teams battled...

Learning the financial ropes

A group of students have a better idea of the cost of doing business in the Kivalliq after participating in a business module at Tuugaalik High School in Naujaat this past month. The lesson was...

Soccer program scores major award

The pride is all over Paul Stroeder's face when he talks about how the kids themselves are responsible for the U12 boy's Rankin Wolves soccer program winning the Recreation and Parks Association's Community Organization...

Darvish meltdown good news for Jays

Baseball fans across the Kivalliq were treated to a classic World Series between the L.A. Dodgers and the Houston Astros, which wrapped up on Nov. 1. I predicted, in this very paper on Oct. 4,...

Fun, land and learning

Grade 9 students at Tuugaalik High School entered their biggest classroom when the class took part in one of their two annual trips out on the land on Oct. 27 in Naujaat. The students travelled...