Derby results
Arviat

Listed below are the fishing derby results for both pike and trout in Arviat this past weekend.

Frances Uppahuak is fishing like a boss on the land near Arviat this past weekend.
photo courtesy Gleason Uppahuak

Pike derby winners:

1st place 42 3/4”- Nigerk Akatsiak $5000

2nd place 42 1/4” – Francine Kablutsiak $3000

3rd place 39 3/4” – Theresa Suluk $2000

4th place 39” – Margaret Aulatjut $1500

5th place 38 1/2 – Nigerk Akatsiak $1000

6th place 38 1/4 – Denise Kablutsiak $900

7th place 37 1/2 – Molly Kidlapik $800

8th place 37 1/8 – Russell Suluk $650 (tied)

9th place 37 1/8 – Pauline Copland $650 (tied)

10th place 36 7/8 – Glenn Irkok $500

Trout derby winners:

1st place 39 3/4” – Mark Jr Arualak $5000

2nd place 39 1/4” – Charlotte St. John $3000

3rd place 38 1/4” – Rosemary Mukyungnik $2000

4th place 38 1/8” – Linda Sheetoga $1500

5th place 37 7/8” – Laura Tassiuk $1000

6th place 37 1/2” – Adrienne Tattuinee $900

7th place 37 1/8” – Florence Mikeeuneak $800

8th place 36 5/8” – Linda Sheetoga $700

9th place 36 1/4” – Archie Pauppa $600

10th place 36” – Sheila Okatsiak $500

Board members sought
Kivalliq

Atuqtuarvik Corp. is looking to find a pair of committed individuals to fill two vacancies on its board of directors.

Candidates must be beneficiaries of the Nunavut Agreement and be at least 18 years of age to be considered.

Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate experience and ability in business ownership or management, board experience and corporate governance, financial literacy, economic development and strategic planning and knowledge of financial services.

Candidates must also agree to undergo and pass both a security clearance and a credit check.

Anyone looking for more information on the two positions may contact the Atuqtuarvik Corp. in Rankin Inlet.

Deadline to apply is June 12.

Hunter harvesting
Rankin Inlet

The Rankin Inlet Hunters and Trappers Organization board has announced harvesting is open for hunters for the following – 10 young seals $100; 10 adult seals $150; 21 total tuktu male adult three per hunter, $1000; arctic char $25, with 100 to be caught; ptarmigan $20 with 50 ptarmigan to be caught. Only those who signed up for harvesting are eligible to be paid.

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Darrell Greer

Darrell Greer is Editor of Kivalliq News