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The B Division champion Team Tood isd, front row from left, Alfred Voisey, Elias Voisey, Chad Taipana and Deryk Voisey (waterboy), and, middle row from left, Robert Kabvitok, Hunter Nakoolak, Bobby Misheralak, Jason Todd, Nigel Kubluitok, Sandy Tattuinee (waterboy) and Mapsalaaq Komaksiutiksak (waterboy) and, back row from left, Silu Autut, Colton Graham, Ray Mercer Jr., Jeff Tulugak, Shawn Smith, Tony Dias, and Brady Tucktoo (stickboy) at the Terence Tootoo Memorial senior men's hockey championship in Rankin Inlet on March 10, 2019. Photo courtesy Brian Tattuinee

ᑎᐅᕆᓐᔅ ᑐᑐ ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᑉᓗᒍ Hᐊᑭᕕᒡᔪᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᖁᕕᐊᒋᔭᐅᓪᓚᕆᒃᑐᑦ

ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᐅᔭᕋᖕᓂᐊᖅᑏᑦ ᓵᓚᖃᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ Kivalliq Canucks-ᑯᓐᓂᒃ 6-2-ᑯᑦ A-ᑯᑦ ᐱᙳᐊᖅᑎᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᖅᑎᐅᑉᓗᑎᒃ, Team Todd-ᑯᓪᓕ ᓵᓚᖃᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᑎᑭᕋᕐᔪᐊᕐᒥᐅᑕᓂᒃ 5-3-ᑯᑦ B-ᑯᑦ ᐱᙳᐊᖅᑎᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᖅᑎᐅᑉᓗᑎᒃ ᑎᐅᕆᓐᔅ ᑐᑐ ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᑉᓗᒍ Hᐊᑭᕕᒡᔪᐊᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᓯᐊᕐᕆᔮᕐᕕᒃ ᐃᓐᓄᒃᑐᒻᒪᕆᐊᓘᑉᓗᓂ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᒫᑦᓯ 10-ᒥ. ᐅᔭᕋᖕᓂᐊᖅᑏᑦ ᓵᓚᖃᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᓇᐅᔮᕐᒥᐅᓂᒃ 6-3 ᑭᖑᓕᖅᐹᖅᓱᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ, Canucks-ᑯᑦ ᓵᓚᖃᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ Cheifs-ᑯᓐᓂᒃ...
Qitiqliq Middle School principal Doreen Hannak, left, and teacher Juanita Belhauzin display the Awards of Merit they received from the Kivalliq Science Educators Community for the outstanding job the school did hosting the Kivalliq Regional Science Fair in Arviat from March 15-17, 2019. Photo courtesy Kivalliq Science Educators Community

ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᔪᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥᐅᑦ ᓱᓇᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᐃᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᒡᒍᓴᐅᔾᔪᐊᕐᓂᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ

ᓯᓚᑦᑕᐅᙱᓐᓂᖓᓄᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᓇᐅᔮᓂ ᓴᓪᓕᓂᓗ ᑎᑭᑦᑐᓐᓇᓚᐅᙱᑦᑐᑦ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓄᑦ 2019-ᒥ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᓱᓇᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᐃᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᒡᒍᓴᐅᔾᔪᐊᕐᓂᖃᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᕿᑎᖅᖠᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᒫᑦᓯ 15-ᒥ 17-ᒧᑦ. ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒫᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᒡᒍᓴᐅᔾᔪᐊᕐᓂᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᑭᓕᖅᑐᖅᑕᐅᓲᖅ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᓱᓇᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᐃᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕖᑦ ᐊᒥᖅᑳᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐅᑭᐅᑕᒫᒃᑯᑦ ᑕᒪᑐᒥᙵ ᑲᒪᔨᐅᕙᒃᑐᑦ. ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᓱᓇᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᐃᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᖑᖃᑕᐅᔪᖅ ᒋᓚᓐ...
Rankin Rock peewee players, front row from left, Erin Kubluitok, Kaylen-Janne Nakoolak, Sophia Kaludjak, Kylan Saviakjuk, Jaidyn Verbeek, Kadin Eetuk and Simon Wiseman proudly display the $5,000 donation the team received from the Northern Pharmacy. Also taking part in the presentation are, back from left, Tim Smith (Northern Pharmacy), Hunter Totoo (donated 2,000 GN pins to the team), Joe Verbeek (Rankin Rock coach), Larry Fortes (Northern store), Dave Chatyrbok (Northern store), Rae-Lynn Steadwell (Northern store) and Dave Wiseman (Rankin Rock coach) in Rankin Inlet on March 7, 2019. Darrell Greer/NNSL photo

ᐃᑲᔪᕐᓂᖅ ᐱᙳᐊᖅᑎᓂᒃ ᐊᐅᓪᓚᕈᓐᓇᖃᑦᑕᖁᑉᓗᒋᑦ

ᓂᐅᕕᕐᕕᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᖢᐊᖅᓴᐅᑎᑖᕐᕕᖓ ᑐᓂᓯᕐᔪᐊᖅᑐᑦ $5000-ᒥᒃ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᐅᑉ Peewee Hᐊᑭᖅᑎᑯᓗᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᒫᑦᓯ 7-ᒥ. ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ Hᐊᑭᖅᑎᑯᓗᐃᑦ ᐃᐊᑦᒪᓐᑕᓐᓕᐊᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ Hᐊᑭᒋᐊᖅᑐᕐᓗᑎᒃ ᐅᐱᕐᖔᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᙳᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᓂᐊᖅᑐᓄᑦ Hᐊᑭᕐᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᒫᑦᓯ 25-ᒥ 31-ᒧᑦ. ᑎᒻ ᓯᒥᑦ, ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᖅ ᐃᖢᐊᖅᓴᐅᑎᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓂᐅᕕᖅᑎᓄᑦ, ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᐅᔾᔨᕈᓱᓕᓚᐅᖅᑐᕉᖅ Peewee Hᐊᑭᖅᑎᑯᓗᖕᓂᒃ ᑮᓇᐅᔾᔭᒃᓴᕋᓱᒃᑐᓂᒃ ᑐᓴᕐᕕᒋᑉᓗᓂᐅᒃ ᕋᓯᐅᕐ ᕗᕐᐲᒃ, Hᐊᑭᖅᑎᐅᔫᑉ ᔭᐃᑕᓐ ᕗᐲᒃ...
Arviat Film Society members Elena Akammak, left, and Jamie Okatsiak are happy the weather held steady just long enough for them to depart for the Nunavut film conference on March 12-13 in Iqaluit. Photo courtesy Eric Anoee

ᐱᓕᕆᕝᕕᒡᔪᐊᖑᖃᑕᐅᔪᒥᒃ ᓴᖅᑭᔮᖅᑎᑦᑎᒃᑲᓐᓂᕈᒪᓂᖅ

ᐱᖓᓱᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᒋᔭᐅᔪᑦ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᑦ ᑕᕐᕆᔭᐅᓯᐅᖅᑎᒃᑯᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᒃᑯᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓄᙵᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐃᓚᐅᖃᑕᐅᔭᖅᑐᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᕙᓗᓯᓂᖅ ᓯᕗᓂᒃᓴᖅ ᑕᕐᕆᔭᐅᓯᐅᖅᑏᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᕐᔪᐊᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᒫᑦᓯ 12-ᒥ 13-ᒧᑦ. ᑭᒡᒐᖅᑐᐃᔪᑦ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᑕᕐᕆᔭᐅᓯᐅᖅᑏᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᒃᑯᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐃᐅᕆᒃ ᐊᓄᐄ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᑦ ᐃᓕᓇ ᐊᖃᒪᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᔭᐃᒥ ᐅᖃᑦᓯᐊᖅ. "ᐃᓕᓇ ᐊᓕᐊᓇᐃᒋᔭᐅᑦᑎᐊᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᒥᓱᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐅᖃᖃᑦᑕᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐱᔫᒥᒍᓱᑦᑎᐊᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᖁᕕᐊᒋᔭᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ...
Charlie Panigoniak performs during a benefit concert in his honour in Arviat on Aug. 30, 2016. NNSL file photo

ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᑦ ᕿᒃᓵᒃᑐᑦ ᐊᓂᕐᓂᖃᕈᓐᓃᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓴᕐᓕ ᐸᓂᒍᓂᐊᖅ

ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᑦ ᕿᒃᓵᒃᑐᑦ ᐊᓂᕐᓂᖃᕈᓐᓃᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐃᒻᖏᖅᑎᕐᔪᐊᖅ ᓴᕐᓕ ᐸᓂᒍᓂᐊᖅ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᒫᑦᓯ 6-ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ. ᓇᒡᓕᒋᔭᐅᑦᑎᐊᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐃᒻᖏᖅᑎ - ᐃᒻᖏᐅᓯᐅᖅᑎ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᖃᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᓄᑭᒥᒍᑦ ᖃᑉᓯᑲᓪᓚᖕᓂᒃ ᐅᑭᐅᓂᒃ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᕆᓕᖅᖢᓂᐅᒃ ᐃᓅᔪᓐᓃᖅᑳᕐᓇᓂ. ᐃᓅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐃᒡᓗᓕᒑᕐᔫᑉ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓂᒃ, ᐸᓂᒍᓂᐊᖅ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᔾᔪᑎᑖᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᖁᑦᑎᖕᓂᖅᐹᖑᖃᑕᐅᔪᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᔾᔪᑎᒃᑯᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ 2012-ᒥ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᑲᒥᓯᓇᐅᑉ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᓚᐅᕆᑉᓗᓂᐅᒃ ᐃᒻᖏᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᖓᓄᑦ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᔾᔪᑎᒃᑯᑦ 2016-ᒥ. ᓴᕐᓕ ᐸᓂᒍᓂᐊᖅ...
Instructor Joanne Peters puts her students through their paces during a gathering of the new taekwon-do club in Arviat on March 2, 2019. Photo courtesy Gord Billard

ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᖅ ᑐᑭᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᓂᕐᒥᒃ

Taekwon-do-ᒥᒃ ᑐᑭᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᐊᒥᓱᕈᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᔪᑦ. ᑐᑭᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑎ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᒍᑕᐅᔪᖅ ᐅᐃᒋᖕᓄᑦ ᓄᓕᐊᕇᖕᓄᑦ ᔮᓐ ᐊᕐᓈᓗᒡᔪᐊᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᐃᓱᒪᑕᕐᒧᑦ ᑖᓐ ᐲᑕᔅᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓄᓕᐊᖓ, ᔪᐊᓐ. ᑐᑭᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᓂᖅ ᑑᖅᑲᑦᑕᐅᑎᓂᕐᓗ ᐱᒡᒍᓴᐅᔾᔪᐊᕈᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᑯᐊᕇᔭᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᓱᖏᐅᑎᖃᕋᓂ ᐅᓇᑕᕈᑎ ᑐᑭᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᓂᖅ ᐃᖕᒥᓂᒃ ᓴᐳᓐᓂᐊᕈᑕᐅᖅᑳᖃᑦᑕᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᑕᐃᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ tae kyon-ᒥᒃ. ᓂᑯᕕᖓᑉᓗᓂ ᐋᓐᓂᖅᑐᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᓂᐅᔪᖅ ᑐᕌᖓᓂᖅᓴᐅᑉᓗᓂ ᑐᑭᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᓂᒃᑯᑦ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ...
Noel Kaludjak of Rankin Inlet shows his skills with the knife while helping to skin and prepare a seal caught during the Qikiqtani Inuit Association Sakku Men's Healing program on the land near Clyde River from Feb. 20 to Feb. 24, 2019. Photo courtesy Sakku program

ᐊᖑᑎᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᓯᑕᒪᓂᒃ ᐅᑉᓗᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᒥ

ᐃᓅᓯᒃᑯᑦ ᓴᙱᒃᑎᑉᐸᓪᓕᐊᔪᓐᓇᖁᑉᓗᒋᑦ, ᒪᒥᓴᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓕᕈᓐᓇᖁᑉᓗᒋᑦ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᒪᒥᓴᕐᓂᕐᒥᓂᒃ ᑲᔪᓯᑎᑦᑎᔪᓐᓇᖁᑉᓗᒋᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓯᕗᒻᒧᐊᒃᐸᓪᓕᐊᔪᓐᓇᖁᑉᓗᒋᑦ ᑕᐃᑉᓱᒪᓂ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕐᓇᖅᑐᒃᑰᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᒐᓗᐊᕐᓗᑎᒃ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᑕᒡᕙ ᑐᕌᒐᕆᔭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᓄᓇᒥ ᒪᒥᓴᖅᑎᑦᑎᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓘᑉ ᐅᐊᖕᓇᖓᓂ. ᓄᐃᓪ ᖃᓗᔾᔭᖅ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᐅᑕᖅ - ᓴᖅᑭᑎᑦᑎᖃᑕᐅᓯᒪᓂᑰᔪᖅ ᐊᖑᑎᑦ ᒪᑭᒋᐊᕐᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᖑᑎᓄᑦ ᒪᒥᓴᕈᑕᐅᕙᒃᑐᖅ ᐱᒋᐊᖅᑳᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᓴᓪᓕᓂ ᖁᓕᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᑦ ᖄᖏᖅᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᓂᒃ - ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᖃᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᕿᑭᖅᑕᓂ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ...
The first gold dore weighing about 29 kg is poured at the Meliadine gold mine near Rankin Inlet on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. Photo courtesy Agnico Eagle

ᒎᓘᒥᒃ ᓯᕗᓂᒃᓴᓕᒃ ᐅᔭᕋᖕᓂᐊᕐᕕᒃ

ᑕᓯᕐᔪᐊᕐᒥ ᒎᓘᒥᒃ ᐅᔭᕋᖕᓂᐊᕐᕕᒃ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᐅᑉ ᖃᓂᒋᔮᓃᑦᑐᖅ ᓯᕗᒻᒧᐊᒋᐊᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᑮᓇᐅᔾᔭᒃᓴᕐᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᒡᓂᒍ ᐃᒍᒃᑯᑦ ᓴᓇᔨᖏᑦ ᑕᓯᕐᔪᐊᕐᒥ ᑲᑎᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᖁᕕᐊᓲᑎᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐅᔭᕋᖕᓂᐊᕐᕕᐅᑉ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒃᑯᑦ ᑯᕕᓯᒪᔭᖓᓂᒃ ᒎᓘᒃᑯᑦ ᕕᕗᐊᕆ 21 ᐅᑉᓛᖓᓂ. ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᖅ ᑯᕕᔭᖑᐅᔪᖅ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᖅᓯᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐱᒋᐊᕈᑕᐅᔪᒧᑦ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᑲᒪᒋᔭᐅᕙᓪᓕᐊᓂᖏᑦ ᐱᒋᐊᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ 12 ᐅᑭᐅᑦ ᐱᐊᓂᒃᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ, ᐅᑉᓗᒥ, ᓂᕆᐅᖕᓂᖃᕐᓂᖅᓴᐅᓕᖅᑐᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔾᔭᒃᓴᒃᑲᓐᓂᕐᓂᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ...

ᓄᓇᖅᑲᑎᒌᑦ ᕿᒃᓵᒃᑐᑦ

ᐊᑕᐅᓯᖅ ᐊᖑᑎ ᑎᒍᔭᐅᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᖅ ᐊᖑᑎ ᐃᓅᔪᓐᓃᖅᓯᒪᑉᓗᓂ ᐃᓄᐊᖅᓯᔪᖃᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᑕᐃᒪᐃᑦᑐᖃᕆᐅᖅᖢᓂ ᖁᓕᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᑦ ᐅᖓᑖᓂ ᕕᕗᐊᕆ 19-ᒥ. ᐃᓅᔪᓐᓃᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᒪᓇᓯ ᑖᒻᓴᓐ, 29-ᓂᒃ ᐅᑭᐅᓕᒃ. ᐃᐅᐳᑦ ᓇᐸᔪᖅ, 30-ᓂᒃ ᐅᑭᐅᓕᒃ, ᐸᓯᔭᒃᓴᙳᖅᑎᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐃᓄᐊᖅᓯᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑖᒻᓴᓐ ᐃᓅᔪᓐᓃᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ. ᐊᕐᕕᐊᑦ ᒪᐃᔭᖓ ᐹᑉ ᓕᓇᑦ ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥᒎᖅ ᒫᓐᓇᐅᔪᖅ ᖃᐱᓚᓇᖅᑐᒻᒪᕆᐊᓗᒃ ᐃᓅᔪᓐᓃᖅᑳᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ. ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ...
Grade 12 student Shanae Piercey creates some wonderful sweet treats during a Valentine's Day fundraiser for the potential graduates at Jonah Amitnaaq Secondary School in Baker Lake on Feb. 14, 2019. Photo courtesy Olivia Ullyot

ᑮᓇᐅᔾᔭᒃᓴᖅᑐᑦ ᖃᒪᓂ’ᑐᐊᕐᒥ

12 ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕌᓂᒃᑐᒃᓴᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᔫᓇ ᐊᒥᑦᓈᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᑮᓇᐅᔾᔭᒃᓴᑦᑎᐊᓕᖅᑐᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕌᓂᒃᑯᑎᒃ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᖃᑎᒌᖕᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᑐᕈᒪᑉᓗᒋᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᑦ ᖃᒪᓂ’ᑐᐊᕐᒥ. ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕌᓂᒃᑐᒃᓴᓕᐊᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑕᐅᔪᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᔨᒥᓄᑦ ᐅᓕᕕᔭ ᐆᔪᑦᒧᑦ ᐅᖃᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ, ᐅᑉᓗᒥᒧᒡᒎᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᓖᑦ 12-ᒥ ᐱᓕᕆᑦᑎᐊᖅᓯᒪᔪᒻᒪᕆᐊᓗᐃᑦ. ᐆᔪᑦ ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕌᓂᒃᑐᒃᓴᓕᐊᒡᒎᖅ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᐅᕆᐊᖃᕐᒪᑕ $6,000 ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓂᒃ ᓯᕗᓂᒃᓴᒥ ᖁᕕᐊᓲᑎᖃᕈᒫᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᑉ ᓄᙳᐊᓂᐅᔪᒫᖅᑐᖅ, ᓂᕆᕕᒡᔪᐊᕈᒫᖅᖢᑎᒃ, ᒧᒥᕈᒫᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᒧᒥᕐᕕᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᒥ ᐱᐅᓴᕆᐊᖃᕈᒫᖅᖢᑎᒃ. “ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕌᓂᒃᑐᒃᓴᓕᐊᑦ...
Team NT's girls hockey team gathers around following their game against Prince Edward Island at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta., on Feb. 24. Mel Bolin/Canada Winter Games photo

Week two gets underway at Canada Winter Games for Team NT and Nunavut

And so begins another week of the North’s best and brightest doing their thing at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta. Team NT’s girls hockey team gathers around following their game against Prince...
Members of the Rankin Inlet competitive gym team, back from left, Abby Mac Donald, Kylie Mae Aksalnik and AJ Libatique, and third row from left, Maya Hidalgo, Alyson McKay, Audrey Fredlund, Raegan Tattuinee, Nefretiri Innukshuk and Caroline Gibbons, and second row from left, Latasha Nirlungayuk, Yzabell MacDonald, Kortni McKay, Kyrene Angootealuk, Rachel Tutanuak and Josie Panika, and front from left, Lexus Dion and Bailey Green, are over the moon with happiness as they receive their Team Canada uniforms for the upcoming World Gymnaestrada in Austria in Rankin Inlet on Jan. 30, 2019. Photo courtesy Lisa Kresky

ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᐃᖃᐃᓕᓴᖅᑏᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᕐᔪᐊᖅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔾᔭᒃᓴᕋᓱᒃᖢᑎᒃ ᐱᙳᐊᕆᐊᖅᑐᕐᕕᒋᓂᐊᖅᑕᖓ ᖃᓂᓪᓕᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᓪᓗᒍ

ᑕᒪᑐᒥᙵ ᐱᒋᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᒥᐊᓂᖅᓯᔨᓂᒃ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᖅ ᐊᖅᓴᕐᓃᑦ ᐅᔭᐅᑦᑕᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ, ᓖᓴ ᑯᕆᔅᑭ, ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᐱᙳᐊᕕᒡᔪᐊᖅᑐᓄᙵᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐃᓱᒪᒃᓴᖅᓯᐅᕈᑎᖃᓪᓚᕆᒃᖢᓂ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. ᑯᕆᔅᑭ ᐃᓚᐅᖃᑕᐅᔪᖅ ᐱᙳᐊᕕᒡᔪᐊᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐃᓚᐅᖃᑕᐅᑉᓗᓂ ᐊᕐᓇᓂᒃ ᒥᐊᓂᖅᓯᔨᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᐊᒃᑐᐊᓂᓕᒃ ᐳᕆᑎᔅ ᑲᓚᒻᐱᔭᒥ ᐱᙳᐊᖅᑎᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᒥᐊᓂᖅᓯᔨᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ. ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐱᙳᐊᕕᒡᔪᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᐱᐊᓂᒃᐸᑕ ᐱᙳᐊᖅᑎᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᐊᔪᕈᓐᓃᖅᓴᖅᑎᑦᑎᒃᑲᓐᓂᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᖅ...
Silu Autut, left, and Troy Aksalnik are half grinny and half yummy as they load-up on some delicious chile at the Rankin Inlet arena on Feb. 10, 2019. Photo courtesy Noel Kaludjak

ᐊᑑᑎᖃᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐸᕐᓇᐅᑎᒥᒃ ᐱᑕᖃᕆᐊᓕᒃ ᐱᙳᐊᕐᕕᒃᓴᒧᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ

ᐅᖃᖃᑦᑕᕈᓘᔭᖅᓯᒪᔪᑦ, ᑎᑎᕋᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᑉᓗᑎᒡᓗ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᔭᐅᓂᐊᕐᒪᖔᑦ ᓯᐊᕐᕆᔮᕐᕕᑐᖃᖅ ᑭᖑᓪᓕᖅᐹᖅᓱᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᓂᐊᕐᓂᖓ ᓄᑖᒧᑦ ᓅᑉᐸᓪᓕᐊᔪᒫᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ 2019-2020-ᒥ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ. ᓄᑕᐅᙱᑦᑐᖅ ᐱᙳᐊᕐᕕᒃ ᐃᓗᓕᖃᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᒧᒥᕐᕕᖕᒥ, ᒥᑭᔪᒥᒃ ᑰᓕᒡᕕᖕᒥ (Curling), ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓈᓚᒡᕕᖕᒥ ᖁᓛᖓᓂ, ᓄᑕᐅᙱᑦᑐᖅ ᐱᙳᐊᕐᕕᒃ ᐊᑑᑎᖃᖅᓯᒪᔪᓪᓚᕆᒃ ᐃᓄᖕᓄᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ Hᐊᑭᓐᓂᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᙱᑦᑐᒃᑯᑦ – ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᙱᓐᓇᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᖅ. ᒪᐃᑯ ᓲᑕᐃᔅ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᓯᐅᕋᔪᒃᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᓗ. ᓲᑕᐃᔅ ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᑕᑯᒋᐊᕋᔭᕈᑉᑕᒎᖅ...
Chase Harron of Coral Habour battles with Connor Cozens of Yukon in front of the net during boys hockey action against Yukon on Feb. 17. Rod Ince/Canada Winter Games photo

Team NT and Nunavut schedule: Day 4

Here’s what Team NT and Nunavut will be up to on Day 4 at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta. All times MST Chase Harron of Coral Habour battles with Connor Cozens of Yukon...
Conner McKay-Ivanko of Hay River, left, awaits the serve from Caleb Bolt of Kugluktuk during table tennis action at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alta., on Feb. 16. Peter Fuzessery/Canada Winter Games photo

Table tennis leads the way for Nunavut in first day of action at Canada...

The 2019 Canada Winter Games are underway in Red Deer, Alta., and it was table tennis which kicked things off for Nunavut. Conner McKay-Ivanko of Hay River, left, awaits the serve from Caleb Bolt of...

ᑭᕙᓪᓕᐅᑉ ᐃᓗᐊᓂᑦ: ᐃᑦᓴᕐᓂᑕᓕᕆᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᓄᓇᙳᐊᓕᕆᓂᖅ

ᐃᒡᓗᓕᒑᕐᔪᖕᒥ Hᐊᒻᓚᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᑦ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᑦᓴᕐᓂᑕᖃᕐᕖᑦ ᒥᒃᓵᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᖓᓂ ᐊᑐᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓄᓇᙳᐊᓕᕆᔾᔪᑎᓂᒃ. ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᕆᔭᐅᔪᒥᒃ ᕕᓂᐲᒃᒥ, ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᔾᔪᑎᓕᒃ ᐃᑦᓴᕐᓂᑕᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒧᙵᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᐳᑎᖃᕈᓐᓃᖅᐸᑦ - ᐃᒻᒪᖄ ᔫᓐᒥ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᔪᓚᐃᒥ - ᐃᑲᔪᕆᐊᖅᑐᕐᓗᓂ ᓄᓇᙳᐊᓕᕆᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᖃᓄᖅᑑᕈᑕᐅᔪᒪᔪᒥᒃ, ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᓕᕆᔨ ᑕᐃᕕᑎ ᖃᑎᒑᑦᓯᐊᖅ. ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᑐᕌᒐᕆᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᐸᐸᑐᕈᒪᓂᖅ ᐃᑦᓴᕐᓂᑕᓕᕆᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᐅᑎᑕᐅᔪᓂᒃ...

COLUMN: Grow the solution from within

I can't say I've gotten to know a lot of people well in the community of Baker Lake, but I've gotten to know more than a handful very well during the past two decades. And,...
Victor Sammurtok School students, from left, Adrianna Putulik, Keith Issaluk, Dustin Issaluk, Herman Aggark and Landon Makpah proudly display a newly constructed boat for their school's qajaqing program in Chesterfield Inlet on Jan. 17, 2019. Photo courtesy Glen Brocklebank

Building the fleet in Chesterfield Inlet

The qajaq program at Victor Sammurtok School (VSS) received another boost with the covering of five new qajaqs in Chesterfield Inlet earlier this month. The qajaqs were built this past May by VSS students and...
Paige MacDougall goes over some Deaf Life story books with a group of youth in Rankin Inlet while leading a workshop addressing indigenous research and training capacities with a focus on disability rights, deafness and the revitalization of Inuit sign language in Rankin Inlet on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Photo courtesy Paige MacDougall

Fighting to be heard

An inclusive-and-interactive workshop addressing Indigenous research and training capacities with a focus on disability rights, deafness and the revitalization of Inuit sign language was held in Rankin Inlet, Jan. 21. The workshop was sponsored by...
Grade 10 students Anthonese Mablik, left, and Shane Mapsalak are all smiles as they prepare to serve some hot caribou stew for students in grades seven to 12 at Tuugaalik High School in Naujaat on Jan. 10, 2019. Photo courtesy Julia MacPherson

Skills, stew and bannock

Students at Tuugaalik High School picked up in 2019 right where they left off in 2018 – busy, creative and recognized. The students began their Christmas holidays on a festive note when, on Dec. 12,...