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COLUMN: ᒎᓗᒐᓛᖕᒥᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᕐᓄᑦ

ᐊᑕᐅᓯᒃᑲᓐᓂᕐᒥ ᐊᓂᒎᑎᒋᕗᖅ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ, ᓱᓕᓪᓗᖓ, ᑐᑭᓯᓪᓚᕆᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᙱᑕᕋ ᓴᐃᓐᑦ ᐹᑐᕆᒃ ᐅᓪᓗᕆᔭᖓᓂᑦ. ᐃᓛᒃ, ᑕᒻᒪᐅᑎᒋᙵ, ᑕᐃᔅᓱᒪᓂᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᐃᒥᖅᐸᓚᐅᕐᒥᔪᖓ ᐊᖏᐸᓗᒃᑐᒥ ᐆᔭᐅᔭᕐᒥ ᐱᐊᓂᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪ ᓂᓪᓕᐊᕐᔪᐊᖅᐸᒃᖢᖓ ᐃᕆᐊᓛᖅᖢᖓᓗ ᐃᓚᐅᖃᑕᐅᓪᓗᖓ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᒥᖕᑭᒥᑦ-ᑕᑯᕗᖅ ᒪᖕᑭᒥᑦ-ᒪᓕᒃᐳᖅ ᐊᓯᓕᒫᖏᓐᓂᑦ. ᑐᑭᓯᐅᒪᕗᖓ ᖁᕕᐊᓲᑎᖃᕐᓂᕐᒥ ᑕᐃᒃᑯᐊ ᐸᐃᕆᔅ-ᖑᓂᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᐱᐅᒍᖅᑕᐃᓕᑕ ᓴᐃᓐᑦ ᐹᑐᕆᒃ ᐅᓪᓗᖓ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᐅᒃᐱᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᕿᑲᕐᓂᐅᓚᐅᕐᓂᖓᓂ....

Miners shutout Rankin Inlet to claim first tourney crown in seven years

The Miners broke a six-year drought by defeating team Rankin Inlet 4-0 to claim the 2018 Terence Tootoo Memorial (TTM) senior men's championship in front of a sold-out arena in Rankin Inlet on March...

ᐃᓕᒌᑦ ᑲᓇᑐᕆᐅᖑᓂᕋᖅᑕᐅᔪᑦ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᖅᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ

ᓵᓚᐅᓚᐅᙱᓚᑦ ᑳᓇᑐᕆᐅᒃᑯᑦ ᖃᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᕼᐋᑭᖅᑐᐊᓘᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ, 12-7-ᖑᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᐱᙳᐊᖅᑲᑎᖃᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᒫᔾᔨ 4-ᒥ. ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓕᒫᖅ ᓱᖏᐅᑎᓇᓱᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ, ᕼᐋᑭᖅᑎᒐᓴᖏᑦ ᓴᖅᑭᖃᑦᑕᓚᐅᖏᓐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᒃᓃᑯ ᐄᒍᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐅᔭᕋᒃᑕᕐᕕᖓᓐᓂ ᖃᒪᓂ’ᑐᐊ ᖃᓂᒋᔮᓂ ᖃᖏᖅᖠᓂᐅᓪᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᓯᓚᑖᓃᑦᑐᒥ. ᐋᓐᑐᕈ ᓯᒻᔅ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᕆᔭᐅᖏᓐᓇᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᑳᓇᑐᕆᐅᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᓕᒌᖏᓐᓄᑦ, ᐱᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᖏᓪᓗ ᐊᔾᔨᒌᓚᐅᙱᓚᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᙵᓕᒫᖅ ᕼᐋᑭᕈᓐᓇᑐᐊᕌᖓᒥᒃ. ᑕᐃᒪᐃᑦᑐᒐᓚᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒡᒎᖅ ᕼᐋᑭᖅᑎᒐᓚᐃᑦ ᐱᙳᐊᖅᑎᖃᑦᑎᐊᙲᓐᓇᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ...

NEWS BRIEFS: Rallies around Kiv, elder honoured in Baker Lake

Rallies and duds Kivalliq A number of pep rallies were held in schools across the region to give Kivalliq athletes competing in the Arctic Winter Games (AWG) in Hay River and Fort Smith, NWT, a memorable...

Kiv schools all set for the challenge

The Science Engineering and Technology (SET) Challenge organized by the Kivalliq Science Educators Community (KSEC) will return to Kivalliq schools this year. KSEC has developed and delivered the SET Challenge into Kivalliq schools since 1995. Initially...

Arctic Bay sends real drums to AWG

This year, Arctic Bay prepped for the Arctic Winter Games a bit differently. Along with the usual training came an unusual clinic – Dene drum-making – and the timing couldn't have been better as the...

Team Nunavut remains determined on the badminton courts

Midway through the week, Team Nunavut is finding mixed results on the badminton court. "I haven't won any games yet, but I'm still having fun," Carla Kaayak said after a hard-fought match against a...

Canadrill takes Rankin senior crown

Canadrill went through the Rankin Inlet Senior Men's Hockey League (RISMHL) playoffs undefeated, capping off their run with a 12 -7 win over team KIA to claim the championship title on March 4. It was...

ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᐃᖃᐃᓕᓴᖅᑏᑦ ᓵᓚᖃᕋᓱᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᕙᐃᒐᔅᒥ

ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᔪᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᐊᖅᓴᕐᓃᑦ ᐅᔭᐅᑦᑕᖅ (ᐊᖅᓴᕐᓃᑦ) ᐃᖃᐃᓕᓴᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᑎᙵᓂᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᐱᖅᓯᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᕐᒥ ᓄᖅᑲᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᐱᔪᒪᓇᔭᖅᑕᒥᓂᑦ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᓯᒪᓂᐅᔪᒥ, ᐊᒻᒪ ᓴᙱᔪᒥ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᓂᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓵᓚᖃᕋᓱᐊᕐᓂᐅᔪᒥ ᓛᔅ ᕙᐃᒐᔅᒥ ᒫᔾᔨ 2-ᒥ 4-ᒧᑦ. ᖃᓄᐃᓐᓂᐅᔪᖅ ᑲᒪᒋᔭᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐅᖓᑖᓂ 80-ᓂ ᑲᑎᙵᓂᐅᔪᓂᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᓕᒫᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᔫᓇᐃᑎᑦ ᔅᑕᐃᑦᔅᓂ. ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ ᐃᖃᐃᓕᓴᖅᑏᑦ ᑲᒪᑎᑦᑎᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᑲᑎᙵᓂᐅᔪᓂ ᐊᑐᖅᐸᒃᑕᖏᓐᓂᑦ, ᐊᑐᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ...

Nunavut figure skaters get boost from other AWG teams

The spirit of sportsmanship that embodies the Arctic Winter Games will be on full display Thursday as six delegations compete under one flag. On their flight to the Arctic Winter Games from Iqaluit, Nunavut's three...

ᐸᕐᓇᒃᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕈᑕᐅᓂᐅᔪᒧᑦ

ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑎᑎᕋᐅᔭᖅᑏᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓄᑖᙳᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓂᐅᔪᓄᑦ (SET) ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕈᑕᐅᔪᖅ ᐋᖅᑭᒃᓱᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᓂ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓴᐃᔨᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᐅᔪᑦ (KSEC) ᐅᑎᕐᓂᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᓄᑦ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒎᔪᒥᑦ. ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒥ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓴᐃᔨᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᐅᔪᑦ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᑦᑎᓯᒪᕗᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑐᓂᓯᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑎᑎᕋᐅᔭᖅᑏᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓄᑖᙳᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓂᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕈᑕᐅᔪᖅ ᑭᕙᓪᓕᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᓄᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᙵᓂ 1995-ᒥ. ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ ᐋᖅᑭᒃᓱᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ ᐃᓚᐅᖃᑕᐅᔪᓄᑦ...

Rankin gymnasts take on Vegas

The members of the Rankin Inlet Aqsarniit Ujauttaq (Northern Lights) gymnastics club crossed one stop off of their dream list, and put in a strong showing at a competition in Las Vegas from March...

Iglulik mom fights flu, mould, overcrowding

Five of six children in Katherine Taqaogak's cramped four-bedroom home are sick with flu-like symptoms and she feels that mould and crowded conditions are contributing to the health issues. "At night they get really feverish...

Prince gifts book to Nunavut children

Each child in Nunavut in kindergarten to Grade 3 is about to receive a copy of children's book Ittuq Pannituurmiuq (The Old Man of Pangnirtung), thanks to Britain's Prince Charles. The book was introduced to...

Fancy feasts in Cambridge Bay

For six weeks, some lucky residents in Cambridge Bay are enjoying fine dining courtesy of students in the culinary arts program. The seven cooks in training are in the final phase of their one-year certificate...

Good luck at the AWG

HALLUKKAFFI IKALUKUTIAMIT. KAIYUKNAKHIYUK HULI NUNAKPUT. HIKINIK KIHIMI ALIANAK KAUMAKPAKTUK. IKALUKHIUKTUT INUIN AUDLAATIIKHUTIK. NANUKHIUKTUT TIKITTUT IPAKHANI. ULAPKIYUKHAT KATIMALIKPAKMIYUT. IHUAKHAIYUT ULAISIGIAMI ULAPKILIKKATA APRIL TATKIKHIUT NUGNUTPAT MAIMILU. NUTAKKAT NAMAINNAKTUTLU. UKTUKNAHUAT ULAPKIYUNI FORT SMITHMILU HAY RIVERMILU. NAGUYUMIK PITYAVUN....

Hopes dashed for salvaging arena season

Having mould removed from the Cambridge Bay arena in time to do some indoor skating this year is now essentially impossible. It has taken longer than expected to get the request for proposals (RFP) advertised,...

ᐃᓅᓯᖅ ᑖᓐᓇ ᐊᔾᔨᖃᖏᑦᑐᖅ

ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐅᓇᓕᒃᓴᔭᐃᑦ ᐅᓇᑕᖅᑐᒃᓴᐃᓪᓗ - ᐅᓄᕐᓂᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᐃᒻᒪᖄ 350 ᑎᑭᖢᒍ - ᐊᔪᖏᓴᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᖁᑭᐅᓯᕆᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐅᓇᑕᖅᑐᒃᓴᐅᓂᕐᒥᓂᒃ ᐆᒃᑐᕋᑲᑕᒃᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᓄᓇᒥ ᐃᒃᑮᕌᓗᖕᒥ. ᑕᒫᓂᕐᒥᐅᑦ ᐱᖅᑯᓯᖏᓐᓂᒃᑕᐅᖅ ᖃᐅᔨᕚᓪᓗᒋᐊᖅᑐᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᑎᑭᓯᒪᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥᐅᓄᑦ. ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ Operation Nunalivut-ᓕᕆᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᒃᑑᑦᑎᐊᒥ ᖃᐅᓱᐃᑦᑐᒥᓗ ᐱᒋᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᕖᕗᐊᕆ 23-ᒥ. Operation Nunalivut-ᒥ ᐆᒃᑐᕋᑲᑕᒃᑐᑦ ᐅᓇᑕᖅᑐᒃᓴᐃᑦ, ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒪᑦ ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᑲᒪᒋᔭᐅᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑦ...

Legislative briefs: Housing wait lists were ‘just a mess,’ minister admits

  Hudson Bay MLA Allan Rumbolt asked housing minister Lorne Kusugak to explain why the Nunavut Housing Corporation's wait lists for public housing units were altered significantly between March 31, 2016 and March 31, 2017. Rumbolt...

The Jerry Cans primed for the Junos

Do not forget to tune into the Junos March 25. These are exciting times for Iqaluit's The Jerry Cans, who have taken the territory, the country, and the world by storm over the last couple...