ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓂ 100-ᓂ ᐃᓄᖕᓂ ᐃᓚᐅᖃᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᓴᖅᑭᑎᑦᑎᓂᕐᒥ ᐱᖅᑯᓯᑐᖃᖅᑎᒍᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᓄᓇᒋᕙᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔭᖓᓐᓂ ᐃᒡᓗᓕᐅᑉ ᓯᓚᑎᑦᑎᐊᖓᓂ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᒥ.

ᐱᓕᕆᐊᒃᓴᐅᔪᖅ, ᐋᖅᑭᒃᓱᖅᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᕼᐋᒻᓚᒃᑯᓐᓂ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᖃᖅᑎᑕᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᓯᖅᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᓐᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᕿᑭᖅᑕᓂ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖑᔪᓂᑦ, ᐃᓕᖅᑯᓯᕐᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᐅᕈᑎᒃᓴᐅᔪᓂ ᐃᓚᖃᕐᓂᐊᖅᐳᖅ.

ᐃᓂᒋᔭᐅᔪᖅ – ᐃᓂᓕᒃ ᐃᒡᓗᓕᐅᑉ ᓄᕗᐊᓂ, ᖃᔅᓯᐊᕐᔪᖕᓂ ᑭᓛᒥᑑᔪᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ – ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᓂᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᖃᔅᓯᒐᓚᖕᓂ ᐃᒡᓗᕕᒐᕐᓂ, ᐃᓚᖏᑦ ᖃᔅᓯᒐᓚᖕᓂ ᐃᒡᓗᖃᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᐊᔾᔨᒌᙱᑦᑐᓄᑦ ᐃᒡᓗᕈᓯᐅᔪᓄᑦ. ᐊᖏᓛᖑᔪᖅ ᐃᒡᓗᕕᒐᖅ ᐱᔨᑦᑎᕋᕐᓂᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᑐᔪᕐᒥᕕᒃᓴᐅᔪᒥ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᒥᓄᑦ ᐳᓚᕋᖅᑎᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᐃᒡᓗᓕᓕᐊᖅᑐᓄᑦ.

ᐃᓂᐅᓂᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᐅᐸᒃᑐᓄᑦ ᑕᑯᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓂ ᐃᓕᖅᑯᓯᑎᒍᑦ ᖁᙱᐊᖅᑎᓂᑦ, ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᒨᕐᓕᓐ ᕆᓯᓄᔅ, ᐃᒡᓗᓕᐅᑉ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᓕᕆᔨᖓ.

ᐃᓄᑐᖃᐃᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᕐᓂᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᐊᔪᕆᖅᓱᐃᓂᕐᒥ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂ ᓇᑉᐸᖅᑎᕆᓂᕐᓂ
ᐃᒡᓗᕕᒐᐅᔪᓂᑦ.

“ᓄᑕᖅᑲᑦ ᐃᓕᑦᑎᓂᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᑲᑕᔾᔭᕐᓂᕐᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᕿᓚᐅᔾᔭᕐᓂᕐᒥ ᐅᑎᖅᑎᕆᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᐊᕋᑦᑕ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑖᒃᑯᓇᓂ ᐱᖅᑯᓯᑐᖃᐅᔪᓂᑦ. ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᓂᕐᒥ ᐃᓕᖅᑯᓯᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐱᖅᑯᓯᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᐃᓄᖕᓄᑦ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᖃᑕᐅᔪᒪᔪᓄᑦ,” ᕆᓯᓄᔅ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ.

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Derek Neary has been reporting on developments in the North for 18 years. When he's not writing for Nunavut News, he's working on Northern News Services' special publications such as Opportunities North,...