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People will stop caring when even Corn Pops become racist

There are those among us who don't think society has reached the apex of oversensitivity yet. I can't see how we can become any more sensitive when just this past week, the finger of...

Democracy is more than an election

For those of you who make the choice to participate in your future and that of our territory by voting in the territorial election, you can do so knowing you have made a difference. The...

ᐃᓱᒪᖅᓱᕈᓐᓇᕐᓂᖅ ᓂᕈᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑑᖓᖏᒻᒪᑦ

ᑖᒃᑯᓄᖓ ᐃᓱᒻᒥᖅᓯᒪᕙᒌᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᐃᓚᐅᓂᐊᕐᓂᕐᒥᓂᒃ ᓯᕗᓂᕆᓂᐊᖅᑕᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᓂᕈᐊᓕᕈᑦᑕ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ, ᖃᐅᔨᒪᖕᒪᑕ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᑐᕐᓂᖃᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐋᕿᒃᓱᐃᓂᐊᕐᒪᑕ ᓯᕗᓂᒃᓴᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᒋᓂᐊᖅᑕᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᐃᓚᐅᓗᑎᒃ. ᑖᒃᑯᐊ 22 ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᑖᕆᓂᐊᖅᑕᕗᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᐊᑭᓕᐅᓯᐊᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑕ $120,000-ᓂᑦ  $220,000-ᒧᑦ - ᐊᑭᓕᖅᓱᖅᑕᐅᓂᖅᐹᖑᖃᑕᐅᖕᒪᑕ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑎᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ, ᑲᓇᑕᒥᐅᓂᓗ ᓲᖃᐃᒻᒪ. ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓇᓗᓇᖏᑦᑐᒥᒃ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᒥᓃᑦᑐᓐᓇᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐅᑭᐅᓂᒃ ᓯᑕᒪᓂᒃ....

World a little emptier without Downie, Petty

2017 had already been a tough year for Kivalliq fans of classic rock with the deaths of Chuck Berry, Gregg Allman and Butch Tracks of the Allman Brothers Band, Black Sabbath's Geoff Nichols and...

ᓯᓚᕐᔪᐊᖅ ᐃᓄᒋᐊᒃᓯᕗᖅ ᑕᐅᓂ ᐱᑕᖃᖏᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐱᑎ

ᐊᕐᕌᒍᖅ 2017 ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕐᓇᖅᓯᒪᓕᐊᓂᒃᐳᖅ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᑐᓴᕐᓂᕈᓱᒃᑐᓄᑦ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᓂᖓ Chuck Berry, Gregg Allman ᐊᒻᒪ Butch Tracks ᑖᒃᑯᓇᓂ ᐃᓐᖏᖅᑎ Allman Brothers Band, Black Sabbath’s Geoff Nichols ᐊᒻᒪ Chris Cornell ᑕᐃᑲᓂᒥᐅᑕᖅ Soundgarden, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕆᐊᓪᓚᓚᐅᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᑐᖁᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ Tom Petty ᐊᒻᒪ Gord...

ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᒐᖃᖅᑐᒧᑦ ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᓴᓇᔭᐅᔪᓐᓇᕐᒪᑦ ᕼᐊᒪᓚᖓᓂ ᐊᑭᓖᔪᓐᓇᑐᐊᖅᐸᑦ

ᖁᕐᓗᖅᑐᒥᐅᑦ ᕼᐊᒪᓚᖓᑦ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᐱᔨᑦᓯᕋᕈᑎᓂᒃ ᓴᓇᓂᐊᓕᖅᑐᑦ ᐅᑕᖅᑭᑐᐃᓐᓇᖏᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᖓᓂ ᐊᑐᐊᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑎᓂᒃᓗ ᐊᑯᓂᐅᓕᕈᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑕ ᓴᓇᔭᐅᔪᒪᔪᓄᑦ ᑕᒫᓂ ᒪᓕᒐᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᐊᖅᓯᒋᐊᓕᖕᓄᑦ ᑕᒫᓂᕐᒥᐅᑦ ᑲᒪᒋᔭᐅᒋᐊᓖᑦ ᐅᓄᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐊᐅᓪᓚᖅᑎᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᓕᑉᒪᑕ ᕼᐊᒪᓚᖓᓄᑦ ᑲᒪᒋᔭᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᓱᓕ. ᒪᓕᒐᑎᒍᑦ ᐃᐱᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᒐᓗᐊᕐᒪᑕ ᕼᐊᒪᓚᐃᑦ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᐱᖁᑎᖃᕈᓐᓇᖏᓱᑎᒃ ᓄᓇᓕᖓᓂ ᐃᒡᓗᕐᔪᐊᓂᒃ ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥᐅᒧᑦ ᐱᖁᑎᒋᔭᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᖅᑐᐊᕈᓐᓇᕋᓗᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᑐᖅᑐᐊᕈᑎᑎᒍᑦ ᐊᖏᕈᑎᓕᐅᕈᑎᒋᓗᒍ...

Private partners good for hamlets with resources

The Hamlet of Kugluktuk is looking to take matters into its own hands, as government policies and timelines have left the hamlet waiting too long for a facility that allows residents to remain in...

David talks, facts walk

ᐃᓕᕿᑕᒫᖃᑦᑕᖅᐳᖓ ᐃᖕᒥᓄᑦ ᑕᑯᒑᖓᒪ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᓂ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᓂᑦ ᐃᓄᖕᓄᑦ ᐃᓱᒫᓗᒍᑎᒋᔭᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᑏᕕᑦ ᓴᓱᑭᓗ ᖃᓄᖅ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓂᖓ ᒪᓕᒃᑕᐅᑉᓗᑎᒃ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕆᔭᐅᑉᓗᓂ ᐃᒪᓐᓇᐃᓕᐅᕆᐊᖃᖁᔨᓯᒪᓂᖓᓄᑦ. ᑎᑎᕋᐅᓯᖃᖅᓯᒪᕗᖓ ᑕᐃᑉᓱᒪᓂ ᓴᓱᑭᒥᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᕌᓄ ᕼᐊᐃᑦᒥᒃ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᖃᖅᖢᑕ ᓂᐅᕕᖅᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᖁᔨᖏᑦᖢᑎᒃ ᑕᒃᑯᓂᖓ ᐱᕈᖅᓯᐊᖑᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂᒃ ᐃᖃᓗᑉᑕ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᐊᔾᔨᒐᓚᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᓵᒪᓐᓂᒃ. ᓴᓱᑭ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕈᑎᖃᕐᓂᕋᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᕗᖅ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᐱᕈᖅᓯᐊᖑᕙᒃᑐᑦ ᓵᒪᓐ ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᒋᑉᓗᒋᑦ...

David talks, facts walk

I shake my head every time I see someone voicing concerns on social media using data from David Suzuki to back their stance. I have written in the past on Suzuki and Ronald Hites's demarketing...

Nunavut is a land of opportunity

The most popular story on our new website, nunavutnews.com, has so far been last week's profile on Anu Boucher, the young environmental technology student who has a dream of launching her own outfitting business...

ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᓄᓇᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᑐᓱᓐᓇᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐱᔪᑦ

ᐅᓄᕐᓂᖅᐹᓄᑦ ᐅᖃᓕᒫᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓕᐊᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᓂᐅᔅᓄᐊᒃᑯᑎᒍᑦ ᐅᕙᓂ, nunavutnews.com-ᒥ, ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓕᐊᕆᓚᐅᖅᑕᕗᑦ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᒥᒃ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᖁᕝᕙᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᑎᑦᑎᔪᒥᒃ ᐋᓄ ᐴᓱᒥᒃ, ᑖᓐᓇ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᖅ ᐊᕙᑎᓕᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑐᖅ ᕿᓚᓈᕆᔭᖃᕐᒪᑦ ᓯᕗᓂᒃᓴᒥᓄᑦ ᑕᐅᑐᖑᐊᖅᖢᓂᐅᒃ ᐊᑐᓛᕈᒪᔭᒥᓂᒃ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᐊᓯᕙᖅᓯᒪᕕᓕᐅᕈᒪᖕᒪᑦ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᒥᓂ ᐳᓚᕋᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒧᑦ. ᑖᓐᓇ ᕿᓚᓈᕆᓪᓗᓂᐅᒃ ᐋᕿᒃᓱᕈᒪᔭᖓ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᖅᓯᔪᑕᐅᖕᒪᑦ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᑦ ᓯᕗᓂᒃᓴᒥᓂᒃ ᐃᓱᒪᒋᔭᖃᕐᒪᑕ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᒐᓕᐅᕈᒪᔪᓄᑦ ᕿᓚᓈᕆᔭᐅᓱᓂᒃ...

Vandals must know the consequences

For the most part, those of us living in Rankin Inlet have been pretty lucky when it comes to major acts of vandalism over the years, especially when compared to many other Nunavut communities. Break-and-enters...

ᒐᕙᒪᑎᖃᕈᓯᖅᐳᑦ ᑭᐳᒃᑐᑦ ᐃᖏᕐᕋᓯᒋᐊᓕᕈᑦᑕ ᐃᒃᓯᕙᐅᑕᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ ᕿᓗᐊᖅᓯᒪᒋᐊᖃᕐᒃᓂᐊᓕᖅᑐᒍᑦ

ᐊᑭᒪᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᓇᓱᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᓱᒃᑲᓕᓴᕐᓂᐊᓕᖅᑐᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᕐᕕᐊᓂ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑲᔪᓯᑦᑎᐊᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᒪᕐᕉᒃ ᐊᑏᒃ ᐃᓚᐅᔪᓐᓃᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᐅᖃᑕᐅᔪᓂ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᖑᕋᑖᖅᑐᓂ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᕆᓯᒪᔭᕗᑦ: ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎ ᐲᑕ ᑕᑉᑑᓇ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᒥᓂᔅᑕᖓ ᑮᑦ ᐲᑐᓴᓐ. ᑕᒪᐃᑕ ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᐊᖑᑏᒃ ᑭᖑᕚᒥᓄᑦ ᕿᒪᐃᖕᒪᑕ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᒃᑲᑕᒥᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᑦ ᐱᑕᖃᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ, ᐱᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᐱᐅᖏᑦᑐᓂᒃᓗ, ᒪᓕᒃᓗᒍ ᓇᓕᐊᖕᓂᒃ ᐱᒃᑯᒥᒍᓱᖕᒪᖔᖅᐱᑦ. ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓇᓱᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ...

Political upheaval will require seat belt

The race is on for Nunavut's legislative assembly, and it is going forward without the two names making the most news for the past few years: Premier Peter Taptuna, and Finance Minister Keith Peterson. Both...

ᐃᓚᓕᐅᑎᔭᐅᓚᐅᕐᓕ ᑖᓐᓇ ᐊᐅᓪᓚᖅᑎᑕᐅᔪᕕᓃᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᕕᓂᐊ ᐊᒃᑕᕐᕕᐅᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᑲᖑᓇᖅᑐᓂ

ᑕᒪᐃᓐᓄᓕᒫᑲᓴᒃ ᑖᓐᓇ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖅ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᐅᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᖃᐅᓱᐃᑦᑐᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᓂᑯ ᖁᑦᑎᒃᑐᒧᑦ ᓄᒃᑎᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᖕᒪᑕ, ᐃᓄᖕᓂᒃ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᑐᖃᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᒥᓂᑦ ᓄᓇᕕᒃᒥᑦ ᑎᒍᓯᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᓄᒃᑎᖅᓯᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᖃᐅᓱᐃᑦᑐᒧᑦ ᐊᐅᔪᐃᑦᑐᒧᓪᓗ 1950-ᓂ. ᑕᒪᐃᓐᓄᓕᒫᑲᓴᒃ ᑖᓐᓇ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖅ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᐅᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᖃᐅᓱᐃᑦᑐᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᓂᑯ ᖁᑦᑎᒃᑐᒧᑦ ᓄᒃᑎᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᖕᒪᑕ, ᐃᓄᖕᓂᒃ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᑐᖃᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᒥᓂᑦ ᓄᓇᕕᒃᒥᑦ ᑎᒍᓯᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᓄᒃᑎᖅᓯᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᖃᐅᓱᐃᑦᑐᒧᑦ ᐊᐅᔪᐃᑦᑐᒧᓪᓗ...

Add exiles’ site dump to shame list

It would be hard to find a Nunavummiuq who does not know the history of the High Arctic Exiles, the Inuit the federal government took from their homes in Nunavik and dropped off at...

ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕌᓂᖕᓂᖅ ᖁᕕᐊᓇᕐᓂᖓ

ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕌᓂᖕᓇᐅᕗᖅ 'ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒥ' ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᐊᐅᒐᓯᒥ ᓯᑉᑕᐱᕆᒥᓗ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇᐃᓕᐅᖅᐸᒃᐳᑦ ᐳᐃᒍᓚᐅᐱᓪᓚᖃᑦᑕᖅᖢᑎᒡᓗ ᐃᖢᐃᓪᓕᐅᕈᑕᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᓄᑦ − ᐱᔭᕆᐊᑐᖕᒪᑦ − ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇᓗ ᓯᕗᓂᒃᓴᖃᑦᓯᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᓐᓇᖅᖢᓂ. ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᐊᓛᓂᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒡᔪᐊᓄᑦ, ᐅᐱᓐᓇᖅᐳᖅ ᓴᕆᒪᓱᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑕ, ᐱᕚᓪᓕᕈᑎᖃᖅᖢᑎᒡᓗ ᓂᕆᐅᒋᔭᖃᖅᖢᑎᒡᓗ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᒍᕇᑦ 12-ᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕌᓂᒍᑎᖃᖅᑐᑦ. ᐄᓛᒃ, ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᒐᔪᒃᐳᑦ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᓈᓴᐅᑎᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᖃᓄᑎᒋ ᐊᔪᖏᔾᔪᑎᑖᕐᒪᖔᑦ ᖁᕕᐊᓇᖏᑦᑐᖅᓯᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᖕᓂᖏᓐᓂ − ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇᐃᓕᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᖢᑎᒡᓗ...

A wondrous time

Graduation 'season' across the Kivalliq in August and September is one of the few remaining times of the year when it's actually possible to put aside all thoughts of what ails Nunavut – a...

Decolonization will be long, expensive process

This week, Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. presented a commissioned report detailing the lost wages from the territorial and federal governments' failure to implement Article 23 of the Nunavut Agreement, which calls for government staffing ratios...

Editorial: It’s gotta be the shoes

There are three things I will not miss should I ever decide to leave Rankin Inlet and Kivalliq News. Those are: the cost of living in Rankin, the ridiculous amounts of money we're forced...