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In My View with Harry Maksagak

Preparing for cold weather

As the weather begins to change from mild to cold, we have to think about being ready for this. Having the proper clothing is one part of being prepared for the cold. We have to...

ᖃᓄᖅ ᑐᓴᐅᒪᑎᑦᓯᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᕆᔭᖅᐳᑦ

ᐅᓪᓗᒥᐅᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᑐᓴᐅᒪᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᓂᖅ ᐊᔾᔨᒋᖏᓕᕐᒪᒍ ᑕᐃᑦᓱᒪᓂᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᑉ. ᑎᑎᖃᐅᓯᐊᕋᔪᓚᐅᖏᑉᐳᒍᑦ ᑎᑎᖃᕐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒃᑯᑦ. ᑎᑎᖃᐅᓯᐊᕐᓇᖅᐸᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂᓗ ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᓇᓪᓕᐅᕐᓂᖅᓯᐅᓕᕌᖓᑦᑕ ᐅᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ − ᓚᑭᐅᒍᕕᑦ − ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒡᕕᖕᒥ. ᐱᖓᓱᓂᒃ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖃᕐᓂᐊᖅᐳᖓ ᑐᓴᐅᒪᑎᑎᓂᐅᑉ ᒥᒃᓵᓄᑦ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᖃᖅᑐᓂᒃ − ᐊᒥᓱᒻᒪᕆᐅᖕᒪᑕ, ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕆᒍᒪᓪᓗᐊᖅᖢᒋᑦ ᐱᖓᓱᑦ: ᑐᓴᐅᒪᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᓂᖅ ᑐᓴᖅᑎᑦᓯᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᖅ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᑎᒍᑦ; ᑎᑎᖃᒃᑯᑦ ᑐᓴᒐᒃᓴᑎᒍᓪᓗ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᑎᒍᑦ; ᐃᓱᒪᒋᔭᕐᓂᒃ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖃᑦᓯᐊᕐᓂᖅ ᐃᒃᐱᒋᔭᕐᓂᒡᓗ. ᑐᓴᖅᑕᐅᓂᖅ ᐃᓱᒪᒋᔭᐅᔪᓂᒃ...
In My View with Harry Maksagak

Our ability to communicate

Our way of communicating today is sure different from yesteryear. There are not many written letters put in envelopes and mailed through our post offices. The only time you see or receive a card...

ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᔪᓂ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᙳᖅᑎᑦᑎᓂᖅ

ᑭᓇᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᔪᓂ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᙳᖅᑎᑦᑎᓂᕐᒧᑦ, ᐊᔾᔨᒌᙱᑦᑐᓂ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕐᓂᖃᕈᓐᓇᖅᐳᑦ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᖃᓄᖅ ᐃᒃᐱᒍᓱᖕᓂᖃᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐆᒧᖓ ᐃᓕᖅᑯᓯᖃᕕᒋᔭᖃᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ. ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕐᓂᕐᔪᐊᖑᒋᕙᕋ ᑕᐅᑦᑐᒃᑕᓐᓂ. ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕆᓚᐅᕐᓚᕗᑦ ᐅᓇ ᐃᓱᒪᓂᐅᔪᖅ. ᐊᒥᓱᓂ ᐹᖅᓯᓂᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᓅᖃᑎᒌᖕᓂᐅᔪᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ, ᐹᖅᓯᓲᖑᕗᒍᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᓐᓂᐅᔪᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᖓᓂᐅᔪᓂ ᖁᒃᓴᓪᓚᒃᑎᑦᑎᓲᖑᔪᓂ ᐅᕙᑦᑎᓐᓂ. ᐃᓚᖏᑦ ᓂᕆᐅᒋᔭᐅᕗᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓱᒃᑲᔪᒥ ᑲᒪᒋᔭᐅᑲᐅᖅᑐᕈᓐᓇᖅᐳᑦ ᐊᓯᖏᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᔪᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᒃᓴᖅᓯᐅᕆᓂᖃᕆᐊᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ...

ᑲᒪᑦᑎᐊᕐᓗᑎᑦ ᐃᓚᓐᓂᖅᓱᕐᓂᕐᒥ

ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖅ 'ᐃᓚᓐᓂᖅᓱᕐᓂᖅ' ᐅᑎᓲᖑᕗᖅ ᑕᐃᔅᓱᒪᓂᑐᖄᓗᖕᒧᑦ 1400−ᕿᑎᖅᐸᓯᐊᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖅ ᑐᑭᖃᖅᐳᖅ ‘ᐱᓕᕆᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐃᓚᓐᓂᖅᓱᕐᓂᕐᒥ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᒥᓂᑦ ᐱᖃᓐᓇᕆᔭᒥᓂᓪᓘᓐᓃᑦ, ᐱᓗᐊᖅᑐᒥ ᑐᓂᔭᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᒃᓴᓂ ᐊᑭᖃᖅᑐᒥ ᓴᒃᑯᐃᑦᑎᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᒫᓐᓇᐅᔪᒥ ᐱᓕᕆᔨᐅᔪᓂᑦ' ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᐃᑦᑖᖑᒐᓗᐊᖅ ᓂᐊᖁᕐᓘᑎᐊᓗᐊ ᓴᖅᑭᓲᖑᕗᖅ ᒫᓐᓇᐅᔪᒥ ᐃᓅᖃᑎᒌᖕᓂᐅᔪᒥ. ᖁᑦᑎᒃᑐᒥ ᐊᑭᖃᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐆᒪᓇᓱᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓚᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᐃᒡᓗᑭᒃᓴᓗᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒧᑦ, ᐅᓇ ᐱᓕᕆᓂᐅᔪᖅ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᔭᕆᐊᖃᓪᓚᕆᓕᖅᐳᖅ ᒫᓐᓇᐅᔪᒥ. ᓇᓂᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ...
In My View with Harry Maksagak

IN MY VIEW: Today’s successes

There are many factors in where we are today. Many were fortunate enough to graduate from Grade 12 and have meaningful employment. Some of our people are registered nurses, others are in management. The...

ᐱᐅᖏᒃᑲᓗᐊᕋᒥ ᐱᐅᖏᒋᐊᓪᓚᒃᑲᓐᓂᖅᑐᑦ

ᑎᑎᕋᖅᓯᒪᖃᑦᑕᓕᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᖃᐅᔨᔭᐅᓕᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᑕᒪᐃᑕ ᑭᓱᓕᒫᑦ ᐱᐅᔪᓐᓃᕈᓐᓇᕐᒪᑕ ᐱᐅᔪᓐᓃᕋᓗᐊᕋᒥᒃ ᓱᓕᒃᑲᓐᓂᕆᐊᓪᓚᒃ ᐱᒃᑲᓐᓂᕈᓐᓇᕐᒪᑕ. ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᑕᕝᕙ ᒫᓐᓇ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎᒋᓇᓱᐊᖅᑕᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᑕᐅᓕᖅᑐᒍᑦ ᓲᖑᓂᕐᕕᐅᓪᓗᑕ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖁᑎᕗᑦ ᐱᐅᒋᔭᐅᔪᒪᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᒪᓕᑐᐃᓐᓇᓕᕐᒪᑕ. ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᐃᓱᒪᒋᔪᓐᓃᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᖏᖅᑎᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᓕᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᓯᒥᓄᑦ ᐱᐅᖏᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᐋᕿᒃᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᒪᓕᓕᖅᖢᑎᒃ. ᒐᕙᒪᑎᑐᖃᒃᑯᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᐃᑦᑐᑦ. ᔭᔅᑎᓐ ᑐᕉᑐ ᓇᓗᓇᕈᓐᓃᕐᒪᑦ ᓱᓕᒃᑲᓐᓂ ᑲᑕᒍᑎᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᐋᕿᒃᓱᐃᓪᓗᓂ ᐊᔪᖅᑐᓄᑦ...

Time to examine yourself

As we begin the countdown towards Christmas and the new year, a closer examination of ourselves should be taking a hold of us. Too many times when we are asked for help or assistance in...
In My View with Harry Maksagak

ᐱᕚᓪᓕᐅᑕᐅᔪᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓕᐅᖅᑎᒧᑦ

ᕿᓚᒥᕈᓗᒃ ᐸᕐᓇᖕᓂᐊᓕᕐᒥᒐᑦᑕ ᖁᕕᐊᓲᑎᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᓇᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒪᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑲᐅᓯᕆᖃᑦᑕᕋᒃᑯ ᒪᑐᐃᖅᓯᔪᑎᒋᓪᓗᒍ ᑐᓴᐅᒪᔭᐅᖁᔭᓐᓂᒃ ᐅᕙᓐᓂᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᐊᓯᑦᑎᓐᓄᓪᓗ ᑖᓱᒥᖓ ᐅᖃᓕᒫᒐᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᑦ ᓯᖏᓐᓄᑦ, ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᖁᒐᒃᑭᑦ ᖃᓄᖅ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒃᕕᒃ ᑐᑭᖃᕐᒪᖔᑦ. ᑕᐃᓱᒪᖓᓂᑦ ᓄᕕᐱᕆ 2009-ᒥ ᑕᐃᒪ ᐱᒋᐊᖓᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᒐᒪ. ᓲᕐᓗᓕ ᐱᖁᑎᑖᕋᓱᐊᓗᐊᒧᑦ ᑕᐅᑐᒍᓐᓃᖅᑎᑕᐅᒐᑦᑕ ᑐᑭᓪᓚᑦᑖᖓᓂᒃ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒃᕕᐅᑉ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐱᐅᓕᔨᑦᑕ ᐃᓅᕕᐊᓂ. ᐃᓱᒪᖔᓕᕋᑦᑕ ᐃᒡᓗᕗᑦ ᐃᑯᒪᖃᐅᓕᖅᐸᑦ ᐱᖁᑎᕗᓪᓗ...

ᐊᑐᐊᒐᕆᔭᐅᔪᑦ ᐱᖑᐊᕈᓯᕐᓄᑦ

ᑐᖓᓕᖓᓂ ᐃᓕᓴᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑎᓪᓗᑕ ᐱᖑᐊᖅᑎᓂ ᐃᓚᐅᖃᑦᑕᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᒐᒪ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓇᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᑐᐊᒐᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐋᕿᒃᓱᖅᓯᒪᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᒪᓕᒃᑕᐅᕙᒃᑐᓂᒃ ᐱᖑᐊᖅᑎᓄᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᐃᒻᒪᑕ ᐱᖑᐊᕈᓯᓕᒫᑦ. ᐋᑦᑕᐅᔭᖅᑎᓂ ᐹᓯᑭᑦᐸᓪᑐᓂ ᐸᓪᓚᒃᑎᑦᑎᒋᐊᖃᓚᐅᖏᑦᑐᖅ, ᐅᓇᑕᕆᐊᖃᖏᓱᓂᓗ ᐊᓯᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᔭᐅᕆᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᔪᓂᒃ ᐱᑕᖃᕆᐊᖃᖏᒻᒥᔪᖅ. ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ ᑑᖅᑕᖅᑎᓂ, ᑑᖅᓯᒋᐊᖃᕐᓇᖏᒻᒥᔪᖅ ᕿᓗᕆᐊᖓᑕ ᐊᑖᒍᑦ. ᐊᖅᓴᖅᑎᓂ ᓵᑯᓂᒃ, ᐊᒃᑐᖅᓯᒋᐊᖃᖏᑦᑐᖅ ᐱᖑᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᔨᓂᒃ. ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐋᑦᑕᐅᔭᖅᑎᓂ ᕚᓕᐹᓪᓂᒃ, ᒪᑦᑎᑕᐅᑎᒥᒃ ᐊᒃᑐᖅᓯᒋᐊᖃᕐᓇᖏᒻᒥᔪᖅ. ᐱᔭᕆᑐᓗᐊᖏᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᒪᓕᒐᖃᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ...
In My View with Harry Maksagak

Rules of the game

While in high school, I learned that in all sports there was a pattern or rules that applied to all recreational sports. In basketball there was no tripping, fighting, and extra rough contact. In boxing,...