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Determined search and rescue teams worked day and night to find missing cousins

A feast and square dance were being planned in Hall Beach Friday to celebrate the successful rescue of a missing man and boy. A rescue patrol spotted cousins Paul Sr. Qulitalik, 22, and Mark Qulitalik,...

Youth share caribou management knowledge

Youth in the Kivalliq know about caribou management, and are proud to share that knowledge. Thirty-seven students responded to the Beverly and Qamanirjuaq Caribou Management Board's poster and essay contest. Entries were to deal with...

Entrepreneur aims to rebuild society for interpreters/translators

An entrepreneurial interpreter/translator is aiming to rebuild a professional society for those who work in the field. Eileen Kilabuk, owner of Edmonton-based Inuktut Translations, is seeking peers interested in joining an association, looking into the...

South Baffin’s Jimmy Manning documents his surroundings through words and photos, earns “Unsung Hero”...

Jimmy Manning is documenting everyday life. He regularly takes numerous photos, shoots video and jots down daily notes in his journals, of which he has amassed several volumes. "I just keep shooting, shooting, shooting," Manning said...

Nunavut cabinet assigned its work for the next four years

The 22 MLAs of Nunavut's 5th legislative assembly elected seven cabinet ministers Nov. 17, and today Premier Paul Quassa assigned them portfolios. The legislators met for their first sitting despite the fact the City of...

ᓂᕆᐅᒋᔭᖃᑦᓯᐊᖅᑐᖅ, ᐊᖏᔪᒥᒃ ᓂᕆᐅᒃᖢᓂ

ᖃᒪᓂ'ᑐᐊᒥ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎ ᓯᒥᐊᓐ ᒥᑭᖑᐊᒃ ᒪᑐᐃᖔᑦᓯᐊᖅᖢᓂ ᓂᕆᐅᒋᔭᖃᖅᐳᖅ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕐᓂᐊᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᖏᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᓂ ᓯᑕᒪᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᓂ. ᒥᑭᖑᐊᒃ, ᐱᖓᔪᒋᔭᐅᖃᑕᐅᑉᓗᓂ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥᐅᑕᖅ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᒃᑲᓐᓂᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᓂᕈᐊᕐᓇᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᐊᒃᑐᐱᕆᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ, ᐃᓱᒪᓕᐅᕈᑎᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖃᖅᐸᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᐊᑯᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᓂ ᑐᓴᖅᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂᓗ ᐃᓐᓇᑐᖃᓄᑦ ᐅᕐᓂᒃᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᑦᓯᐊᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᖃᖁᑉᓗᒋᑦ ᖃᒪᓂ'ᑐᐊᒥ. ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ, ᐃᓱᒪᓕᐅᖅᓯᒪᓕᐊᓂᖕᓂᕋᖅᖢᓂ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᑦ ᓱᓕ ᑲᑎᒫᓂᓚᐅᖏᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓇᓱᐊᒃᑲᓐᓂᕐᓂᐊᕈᒪᑉᓗᓂ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᕕᖕᒥᓂ. “ᐱᐊᓂᒃᓯᒪᖏᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖃᕆᐊᖃᕋᒪ,...

ᓇᐅᔮᒥᐅᑦ ᐸᕐᓇᒃᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᑦ ᕼᐊᓕᑏᕐᓇᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᒧᑦ

ᑕᐃᒪ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒡᕕᐅᓂᐊᓕᕐᒥᑎᓪᓗᒍ, ᖃᓄᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᓄᓇᓕᒃ ᐃᑲᔪᕈᒪᕗᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑉᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ, ᓇᐅᔮᓕ ᕼᐊᒻᓚᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒫᖅᓯᐅᑎᒥᒃ ᑲᑎᖅᓱᐃᓂᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᓂᕿᓂᒃ. ᕼᐊᒻᓚᒃᑯᑦ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑎᖓᑦ ᕌᑉ ᕼᐃᑦᓕ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᓂᕿᓂᒃ ᑲᑎᖅᓱᐃᓂᖅ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᖕᓇᐅᓂᐊᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓇᐅᔮᓂ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᔭᐅᒐᔪᖕᒪᑦ. ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑎ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᓄᓇᓕᒃ ᓂᕿᓂᒃ ᑲᑎᖅᓱᐃᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒫᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᔭᐅᓇᓱᐊᖅᓯᒪᕗᖅ ᑲᔪᓯᑎᑕᐅᓇᓱᐊᖅᖢᓂ ᐊᑯᓂᐅᓕᖅᑐᖅ. “ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑉ ᑐᖏᓕᐊᓂ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᑎᐅᓕᖅᐳᖓ ᕼᐊᒻᓚᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪ,...

Eskimos named in pride, not racism

If ever there was a prime example of the disconnect between what different people view as important, it's the revived kerfuffle over the nickname of Edmonton's Canadian Football League team, the Eskimos. As hard as...

Eskimos ᐊᑦᓯᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᕗᑦ ᐃᓄᖕᓂᑦ ᓴᕆᒪᓱᒍᑎᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᑭᕋᖅᑐᖏᑦᖢᑎᒃ

ᑕᐃᒪ ᐆᒃᑐᑎᑦᓯᐊᕙᖃᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᐊᔾᔨᒌᖏᓐᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐃᓄᖕᓄᑦ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᐅᑎᑕᐅᔪᑦ, ᑖᒃᑯᐊᖑᓕᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᑦᓯᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᓂᖏᑦ ᐃᑦᒪᓐᑕᒥ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᕗᑦᐹᒃᑎᑦ ᐊᑎᖃᕐᒪᑕ, Eskimos. ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᐱᒍᒪᔭᒥᖕᓂᒃ ᐱᒍᒪᔪᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕐᒪᕆᒃᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᓯᔾᔩᒍᒪᔪᑦ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᐊᒥᓲᓂᖅᓴᐃᑦ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥᐅᑕᐃᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑕ, ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᑕᐅᖏᑦᑐᑦ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᐅᓂᖅᓴᓂᒃ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖃᕆᐊᖔᓚᐅᕐᓕᑦ. ᐃᒪᓐᓇ, ᓲᕐᓗ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᐃᒡᓗᑭᒃᓴᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ, ᓂᕿᖃᑦᓯᐊᖏᓐᓂᕐᒥᒃ, ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖃᕐᓇᖏᑦᑐᓕᕆᔨᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᓗ, ᐱᕋᔭᖕᓂᕐᒃ, ᐃᓅᓯᕐᒥᖕᓂᒃ ᑭᐱᓯᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᖅ,...

Naujaat gears up for Christmas Food Drive

'Tis the time of year when goodwill abounds and communities pull together and, in Naujaat, that means the start of the hamlet's annual Christmas Food Drive. Senior administrative officer (SAO) Rob Hedley said the food...

ᓯᑯᒥᒃ ᓴᓗᒻᒪᖅᓴᐅᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒧᐊᖅᓯᒪᓕᕐᓂᖓ

ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖃᓕᖅᐳᑦ ᓄᑖᑦᓯᐊᒥᒃ ᓯᑯᒥᒃ ᓴᓗᒻᒪᖅᓴᐃᒍᑎᒥᒃ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᐊᖅᖢᓂ ᓯᐊᕐᕆᔮᕐᕕᒃ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᓗᐊᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᖅ ᓴᓗᒪᑎᑕᐅᓗᓂ ᓯᑯᖓ 2017-18-ᖑᐊᓂᐊᖅᑐᓂ ᕼᐋᑭᕐᓇᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᒥ. ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᑲᒪᔨᖓᑦ ᑏᕕᑦ ᑲᓛᒃ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ ᓄᑖᒥᒃ ᓯᑭᒥᒃ ᓴᓗᒻᒪᖅᓴᐅᑎᖃᓕᖅᐳᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᓂ 15-ᖑᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᓂ. ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂᓗ ᓄᑕᐅᖏᑦᑐᑦ ᓯᑯᒥᒃ ᓴᓗᒻᒪᖅᓴᐃᒍᑦ ᐃᖢᐃᓪᓕᐅᕈᑎᖃᓕᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᓕᐅᕈᑎᖃᓕᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓄᑖᒥᒃ ᓂᐅᕕᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ. “ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᑲᑉᐸᓂᒃᑯᑦ Tormont ᖃᐅᔨᓴᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ...

Rankin welcomes new Zamboni machine

Rankin Inlet is the proud owner of a brand-new Zamboni machine to keep the ice at Nunavut's busiest arena in tip-top shape during the 2017-18 hockey season. Rankin rec co-ordinator David Clark said this is...

Aviation deal struck

Nunavut-based Sarliaq Aviation -- in partnership with Quebec transporter Nolinor Aviation -- has signed a 10-year deal with Agnico Eagle Mines to provide air transportation for employees and cargo from Montreal and Abitibi-Temiscamingue to...

ᐃᓅᓕᓴᐃᔨᑦ

ᐅᓇᑕᖅᑐᒃᓴᖑᐊᓛᑦ ᑐᑭᓯᕚᓪᓕᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐋᓐᓂᖅᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓂᒡᓗ ᓇᔭᖑᐊᑦ ᑎᖕᒥᓲᒃᑯᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᓂᑳ ᐳᕆᐃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᔫᓕ ᕗᕆᒪᓐ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕆᐊᖅᓯᒪᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᖃᑦᑕᖅᑕᒥᖕᓂᒃ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. ᐅᓇᑕᖅᑐᒃᓴᖑᐊᓛᓄᑦ ᑲᒪᔨ ᑐᐊᑎ ᑐᑐ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᕗᕆᒪᓐ ᑎᖕᒥᓲᒃᑯᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐅᓇᑕᖅᑐᒃᓴᖑᐊᓛᖑᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᑉᓗᓂ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᖢᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᒪᕐᕉᒃ ᓇᔭᖑᐊᒃ ᒫᓐᓇᑲᐅᑎᒋ ᑐᑭᓯᑲᐅᑎᒋᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ 7 ᐅᓇᑕᖅᑐᒃᓴᖑᐊᓛᑦ. ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂᓗ...

Lifesavers come to call

A small group of cadets were given a peek into the world of being a medevac nurse when Nicole Poirier and Julie Freeman paid them a visit to discuss their job duties in Rankin...

Violent week in Kivalliq

It was a violent week in at least two Kivalliq communities earlier this month. In Rankin Inlet, a woman was brought to the local health centre with multiple non-life threatening stab wounds on Nov. 10. She...

Baker MLA focused on ‘unfinished business’

Baker Lake MLA Simeon Mikkungwak is openly optimistic about the possibilities awaiting the Government of Nunavut (GN) over the next four years. Mikkungwak, one of three Kivalliq MLAs re-elected during the October election, decided it...

A fashionable grand opening

It was a huge day for Victoria Kakuktinniq, formerly of Rankin Inlet, when she opened her new store in Iqaluit this past week. Kakuktinniq, one of Nunavut's best young designers, held the Iqaluit grand opening...

Quassa chosen as premier

One ballot is all it took for Nunavut's newest assembly to elect Paul Quassa as Premier. The elder statesman was chosen to lead for the next four years over three other candidates: Patterk Netser, Joe...

GN responds to employee survey

A Government of Nunavut employee survey that showed non-Inuit workers receive more formal training than Inuit workers is not reflective of many new GN initiatives, says a senior bureaucrat. The 2016 survey results, released earlier...