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Confronting bleak statistics, minister outlines priorities of new Department of Indigenous Services Canada

If the new federal Department of Indigenous Services Canada succeeds in its mission, the department itself will no longer exist in the coming years and tuberculosis will be eliminated in Nunavut. Jane Philpott, who...

Iglulik duo hit Iqaluit stage

Despite several other events taking place around Iqaluit, a crowd of about 175 took in an all-Inuktitut concert at Inuksuk High School Jan. 20. "Just goes to show the hunger for Inuktitut music," said The...

Tallurutiup Imanga IIBA work begins

The five communities closest to the new Tallurutiup Imanga National Marine Protected Area, announced last August, received presentations that will help them contribute to an Inuit Impact Benefit Agreement (IIBA). Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) chief...

ᐃᖃᓗᒃᑑᑦᓯᐊᒥ ᒪᐃᔭ ᐊᑖᑕᑦᓯᐊᖓᑕ ᐱᒍᒪᓯᒪᔭᖓᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᓕᖅᑐᖅ

ᐹᒻ ᒍᕉᔅ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑑᓪᓗᓂ, ᐊᑖᑕᑦᓯᐊᖓ ᑭᓕᐅᕋᔅ ᕗᑦ, ᐃᓄᕕᖕᒥ ᒪᐃᔭᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᑕᐃᑦᓱᒪᓂᑐᖃᖅ, ᐃᓚᐅᖃᑦᑕᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᕗᖅ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑲᑎᑦᑐᖃᕌᖓᓪᓗ ᐃᓚᐅᕙᒃᖢᓂ. “ᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐅᖃᖅᐸᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ, 'ᖃᖓᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᑕᐃᒪᐃᓕᐅᖃᑦᑕᕈᒫᖅᐳᑎᑦ',” ᒍᕉᔅ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ. “ᐱᕈᖅᓴᓪᓗᖓ ᓄᓇᓕᐊᓛᒥ, ᐊᒥᓱᓂᒃ ᐃᓄᖕᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓯᒪᓕᖅᐳᖓ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖃᑦᓯᐊᖅᑐᓂᒡᓗ... ᓄᓇᑦᑎᓐᓂᑦ ᐊᑲᐅᓈᖅᑐᒦᑉᐳᒍᑦ ᐊᒥᓱᓂᒃ ᐆᒃᑑᑎᖃᕈᓐᓇᕋᑦᑕ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓪᓗᑕᓗ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᑖᒃᑯᓂᖓ.” ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑦ ᐊᕙᑎᑲᓴᐃᑦ ᐊᓂᒍᖅᓯᒪᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ,...

Culture in science class

Students at Umimmak School recently learned how to skin foxes expertly. "Manasie Noah came into the school to show the students from Grade 7 to grade 9 how to skin a fox," said science teacher...

Northern Lights event showcases the best of Nunavut

Baffin Regional Chamber of Commerce (BRCC) chairperson Victor Tootoo says the Northern Lights Conference, held every two years in the south, is an opportunity to educate others about Nunavut. "One of the politicians from Nunavut...

ᑮᓇᐅᔮᓗᐃᓪᓗ ᐊᔪᖏᓕᕈᓐᓇᖅᐳᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐱᒍᒪᔭᒥᖕᓂᒃ

ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᖃᕐᕕᒃ ᐃᓱᒪᓕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐊᑭᑦᑐᕆᐊᖅᑕᐅᖁᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᕿᑐᖏᐅᕈᑎᑦ ᑕᒡᕙᓂ ᑕᖅᑭᒥ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᓇᓚᐅᑦᓵᑦᓯᐊᕈᑎᒃᓴᐅᓂᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᐅᑎᖃᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᓂᕐᒧᓪᓗ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓂ ᖃᐃᔪᓂ, ᐅᑉᓗᒥᓗ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᐅᑦᓯᐊᕐᓂᖅᓴᐅᓕᕐᓗᑎᒃ. ᑭᓯᐊᓂ, ᓱᓕ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᖃᕐᕕᒃ ᐅᔾᔨᖅᑐᐃᖁᔨᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐊᒥᐊᓕᑲᒥᐅᑦ ᐊᖓᔪᖄᖓᑦ ᑖᓄ ᑐᕋᑉ ᐋᖅᑭᒃᓱᐃᔪᓐᓇᕈᓂ ᓄᐊ ᐊᒥᓕᑲᐅᑉ ᐊᑭᖃᖏᑦᑐᒃᑯᑦ ᑭᐴᑎᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᖅ ᐊᖏᕈᑦ (NAFTA), ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᐅᕐᓂᖅ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᖏᑐᐃᓐᓇᕆᐊᖃᖅᐳᖅ,...

ᓵᓚᒃᓴᐅᑎᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ

ᕼᐋᑭᖅᑎᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᑦ Team Rankin Inlet ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕐᓗᓂ ᓵᓚᒋᔭᐅᒋᐊᖃᕐᓂᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᕐᓂᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᑉᓗᒍ ᔮᓐ ᓕᓐᑎᐅ ᑳᒻᒥᐊ ᑲᑉ ᐊᖑᑎᑦ ᐃᓐᓇᐃᑦ ᑕᒡᕙᓂ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᒥ ᔭᓐᓄᐊᕆ 25 − 28−ᒧᑦ, ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ. ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒥ ᑕᒡᕙᓂ 8ᖑᓂᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑎᑦ, ᐊᕝᕙᓪᓗᐊᖏᑦ ᒎᓗᑎᑖᕋᓱᐊᖃᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ. ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖃᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᐅᑦ, Arctic Connection, ᑎᑭᕋᕐᔪᐊᒥᐅᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ...

Nine-year-old Cambridge Bay boy shows ambition by the scoop

Jeremiah Maniyogina is only nine, but he's already learning the value of money and figuring out ways to make it. During a snowstorm in Cambridge Bay earlier this winter, Jeremiah turned to his mom, Suzanne,...

Small theft makes big impact

The petty theft of pop and chips, and some other items, from the Mitiq Co-op in Sanikiluaq Jan 21 will be felt by many in the community. RCMP Cpl. Henry Coman said the theft took place...

Let the battle commence

Team Rankin Inlet is going to be in tough to defend its championship at the Jon Lindell Memorial (JLM) Calm Air Cup senior men's hockey championship this week, Jan. 25 to 28, in Arviat. This...

Youth rave about Northern Youth Abroad

Northern Youth Abroad (NYA) announced its 2018 participants for its Next and international programs Jan. 22, and among the 12 Nunavut youth are Alexander Cookie and Quentin Sala of Sanikiluaq. "I had to talk about...

Editorial: Big bucks and influence

With the Bank of Canada's decision to increase interest rates earlier this month and the positive forecast for economic growth in the country during the next little while, everything should be pretty much roses...

ᐅᐱᒋᔭᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖃᕐᓂᖅ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᓄᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᔪᒃᓴᓂᒃ

ᐅᒃᐱᕈᓱᑦᓯᐊᖅᖢᓂ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᔭᐅᔪᒧᑦ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᑦ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᒋᑉᓗᒋᑦ, ᑯᐊᐳᕈ ᑐᕆᕗ ᒐᐅᑦᓯ ᓇᐅᔮᓂ ᐳᑭᖅᑕᓕᒃ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᑦᓯᐊᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᑦ ᓇᐅᔮᒥᐅᑕᖅ ᒪᑲᓚᐅᑦ ᐊᕐᓇᑦᓯᐊᑉ ᑐᒃᓯᕋᐅᑎᖓ ᑕᒡᕗᖓ Travis Hamonic Community−ᒧᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᖁᑉᓗᓂᐅᒃ. ᒪᑲᓚᐅᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ, ᑲᑎᑦᓯᔪᓐᓇᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂᓗ ᕼᐋᑭᕐᔪᐊᖅᑎᓄᑦ ᓴᐳᔾᔨᔨᒥᒃ ᑭᐊᒍᕆᒥᐅᑕᒥᒃ Hamonic ᐊᒻᒪ ᑕᐅᑐᒋᐊᖅᑐᕈᓐᓇᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂ NHL−ᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑎᓂᒃ ᕼᐋᑭᖅᑎᓂᒃ ᑭᐊᒍᕆᒥ ᓄᑲᐊᓗ ᐸᑲᒃ,...

Aglukark brings therapy through art

The Kivalliq's own international recording artist, Susan Aglukark, was in Rankin Inlet to deliver an arts program to students at Maani Ulujuk Ilinniarvik (MUI) on Jan. 11. The Creative Cultural Reflections (CCR) program is being...

Viewing Inuit heritage in Denmark

The Kitikmeot Heritage Society arranged for a couple of Cambridge Bay elders to fly to the Danish capital of Copenhagen for three weeks to see the Inuit collection at the National Museum of Denmark...

Pinnguaq receives $1.7 million to spread te(a)ch

Pinnguaq Association founder Ryan Oliver sat on the best news possible for two months before he could spread the joy: the federal government is providing $1.7 million in funding for the non-profit to develop...

Government of Nunavut schedules community consultations on marijuana

The Government of Nunavut has scheduled public meetings regarding proposed regulatory options for legalized recreational marijuana. The meetings will take place in the following communities later this month and in February: - Rankin Inlet on Jan....

ᑎᑎᕋᐅᔭᕐᓂᖅ

ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥᐅᑕᓪᓚᕆᒃ ᓯᓚᕐᔪᐊᒥ ᓂᐱᓕᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐃᓐᖏᖅᑎ, ᓲᓴᓐ ᐊᒡᓘᒃᑲᒃ, ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒦᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᑎᑎᕋᐅᔭᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦᓯᔭᖅᑐᖅᖢᓂ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᓄᑦ ᒫᓂ ᐅᓗᔪᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖓᓂ ᔭᓐᓄᐊᕆ 11−ᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ. ᐃᓕᖁᓯᑐᖃᓕᕆᓂᖅ (CCR) ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑎᒃᓴᑦ ᓴᓇᔭᐅᕗᑦ ᐱᖃᑎᒌᒃᖢᑎᒃ ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᒌᒃᖢᑎᒃ ᒫᓂ ᐅᓗᔪᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖓᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐊᒡᓘᒃᑲᐅᑉ Arctic Rose Foundation. ᐊᒡᓘᒃᑲᒃ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᑖᓐᓇ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑎᒍᑕᐅᔪᖅ "ᑎᑎᕋᐅᔭᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ−ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᒍᑕᐅᖕᒪᑦ, ᐃᓕᖁᓯᑐᖃᕐᓄᓪᓗ−ᐊᑕᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ"...

Cambridge Bay mayor fulfills godfather’s vision

When Pam Gross was a teenager, her godfather Clarence Wood, Inuvik's mayor at the time, would include her in political and social functions. "He would say, 'One day this will be you'," Gross recalled. "Growing up...