Amanda Ford of Rankin Inlet set-up a beautiful memorial near Itivia in honour of Lynnora Siusangnark, 33, who was found dead in Rankin Inlet on April 26.
Police have released very little information in relation to Siusangnark’s death, which is still under investigation.
Residents of Rankin Inlet brought stuffed animals and flowers to the memorial and Ford made 160 red pins and collected donations of both food and money to send to Siusangnark’s family in Naujaat.
Listed below are the names of the prize winners in both categories of the Arviat Trout and Pike Fishing Derby in Arviat from May 3 to 5, including the length of their catch and the amount of their prize money.
No.1: Karen Panigoniak, 97 cm, $5,000
No.2: Tie: Lissie Anaviapik, 96 cm, $3,500
No.3: Tie: Dorothy St. John, 96 cm, $3,500
No.4: Joy Suluk, 93 cm, $2,000
No.5: Tie: Joe Netser, 91 cm, $875
No.6: Tie: Pierre Koomak, 91 cm, $875
No.7: Lucy Netser, 89 cm, $500
No.8: Ludovic Onerk, 88 cm, $400
No.9: Tie: Kukik Baker, 87 cm, $250
No.10: Tie: Danny Curley, 87 cm, $250
No.1: Shannon Kalluak, 109 cm, $5,000
No.2: Lydia Mikiyungnik, 107 cm, $4,000
No.3: Hannah Muckpah, 106 cm, $3,000
No.4: Tie: Margaret Aulatjut, 104 cm, $1,500
No.5: Tie: Peter Mikiyungiak, 104 cm, $1,500
No.6: Vivian Muckpah, 102 cm, $7,500
No.7: Tie: Theresa Akammak, 99.5 cm, $450
No.8: Tie: Joseph Koomak, 99.5 cm, $450
No.9; Tie: Jackie King, 98 cm, $200
No.10: Tie: Mary Aulatjut, 98 cm, $200
No.11: Tie: Martha Akatsiak, 98 cm, $200
The Rankin Inlet 3019 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps was slated to have its 32nd annual ceremonial review at the FOL building in Rankin on May 11.
Off to Italy
Arviat Film Society volunteers Ethan Tassiuk and Elissa Matoo were off to Venice, Italy, last week.
The trip was courtesy of heralded Nunavut filmmaker Zacharias Kunuk of Isuma .
The two youths were scheduled to visit Isuma’s Venice Benniale exhibit and soak in the many festivals in the area thanks to Isuma and funding from the National Gallery of Canada.