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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...

ᓯᓚᕐᔪᐊᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᔪᑦ

ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᔮᓐ ᐊᕐᓇᓗᒡᔪᐊᑉ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒡᔪᐊᖓᑦ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ ᓯᓚᕐᔪᐊᒥ Connected Northᖑᓂᕋᖅᑕᐅᔪᒃᑯᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᖃᑎᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ Globe Theatre ᑯᐃᓐ ᓄᓇᖓᓐᓂᒥᐅᑕᓂᒃ London, England, ᔭᓐᓄᐊᕆ 11−ᒥ. ᑕᑯᓐᓇᒐᒃᓴᐅᑉᓗᓂ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑎ London−ᒥ ᑎᑭᓯᒪᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓄᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦ ᐳᓚᕋᖅᑎᑦᓯᑉᓗᑎᒃ ᑕᑯᓐᓇᒐᒃᓴᖃᕐᕕᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᒥᒃ, ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦᓯᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂᓗ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᑕᑯᓐᓇᒐᒃᓴᐅᓂᐊᕐᓗᓂ. ᑕᑯᓐᓇᒐᒃᓴᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑎᔨ ᑐᑭᒧᐊᒃᑎᑎᔨᓗ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᒍᐊᑦ ᐱᓛᑦ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᑕᒪᓐᓇ...

In praise of youth programming

Being a huge believer in programs aimed at youth, Cpl. Trevor Gouchie of the Naujaat detachment of the RCMP was more than happy to help write local youth Macleod Arnatiaq's application to the Travis...

Bummer in Rankin

The two Hockey Canada reps, Hockey Canada manager of school programs Pier-Alexander Poulin and instructor Jeff Shepherd, who had such an excellent visit to Naujaat, found the sledding a whole lot tougher in Rankin...

ᐊᐃᑦᑖᖑᓚᐅᕐᓂᖓ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ

ᒪᕐᕉᒃ ᕼᐋᑭᖅᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᑭᒡᖓᖅᑐᖅᑎᒃ, ᐊᐅᓚᑦᓯᔨᖓᓪᓗ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᒃᓴᓄᑦ Pier-Alexander Poulin ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑎᔨ ᔨᕝ ᓯᐳᑦ, ᓇᐅᔮᓄᐊᖅᓯᒪᓚᐅᖅᑐᒃ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᑦᓯᐊᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒡᓗ ᑕᐃᑲᓂ, ᖃᐅᔨᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓯᑐᕋᕐᓂᖅ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕐᓇᕐᓂᖅᓴᐅᖕᒪᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ, ᓯᓚᑦᓯᐊᖑᖃᑦᑕᓚᐅᖏᒻᒪᑦ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᓄᖓ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᕋᓱᐊᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᓇᑎᕐᒥ ᕼᐋᑭᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ. ᓯᓚᑦᓯᐊᖑᖏᓐᓂᖓᓄᑦ Poulin ᐊᒻᒪ Shepherd ᓯᓂᒃᑕᕐᕕᖕᒥᖕᓃᖏᓐᓇᕐᓚᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐅᑉᓗᓄᑦ ᒪᕐᕉᖕᓄᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒧᐊᖅᓯᒪᑎᓪᓗᒋᒃ, ᐊᑕᐅᓯᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑎᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ...

Reaching for the Globe

Arviat's John Arnalukjuak High School (JAHS) hosted the first international Connected North session with Shakespeare's Globe theatre in London, England, on Jan. 11. An actor from the famous London troupe took the Arviat students on...

Iqaluit’s Inuksuk Drum Dancers look back at busy 2017

The Inuksuk Drum Dancers had a busy year representing the territory in Iqaluit and beyond. "They perform traditional and contemporary Inuit music throughout Iqaluit and the rest of Canada. One of their mandates is to...

Pool fuel use to drop dramatically

The federal government committed Jan. 15 to fund the city's plan to complete the greening of the Iqaluit Aquatic Centre – reducing heating fuel use by 80 per cent – and expand Qulliq Energy Corp's district...