KIA president addresses controversy

October 10, 2018 - Rankin Inlet/Kivalliq

The Kivalliq Inuit Association (KIA) wrapped up its annual general meeting (AGM) in the middle of a firestorm of controversy on social media aimed at KIA president David Ningeongan this past week in Rankin Inlet. Read More

High winds batter South Baffin

October 9, 2018 - Iqaluit

Destructive winds hit Baffin Island on Oct. 4, sending sheet metal roofing flying into power infrastructure and causing outages across Iqaluit and Cape Dorset. Read More

SPORTS CHECK: Blue Jays offer help

October 9, 2018 - Nunavut

Nunavut

The Jays Care Foundation, the charitable arm of the Toronto Blue Jays, puts out a call every year for organizations to submit requests to help build and maintain play areas for youth. Read More

Taloyoak teen alleges police brutality

October 9, 2018 - Taloyoak

Howard Saittuq had a black eye last week and he says it came at the hands of an RCMP officer.

Saittuq and Sharion Poodlat, both 18 and in a relationship, were outside of Saittuq’s parents’ home at 2 a.m., smoking a cigarette, on Sept. 29. Poodlat said a house guest misinterpreted an earlier interaction between her and Saittuq’s parents as “fighting” and alerted police. Read More

October 8 – On-the-Land Contest

October 8, 2018

WINNER:
Jessica Tinashlu
Naujaat
This was taken near Naujaat, Sept. 22, frozen lake about two inches thick that looks like they’re walking on water.
(Jessica is our first two-time winner. You’ll recall her first one of the polar bear cub climbing up the iceberg.) Read More

Inniffum, the hunter and fisherman

October 8, 2018

UBLUKKUT IKALUKTUTIAMIT. TARYUK HIKUYUITTUK HULI. APPITTUK NUNAKPUT PINNIKHIYUK. UMIAKYUAT AYAKTUT UKHUKYUAMIK IKPAKHANI. TAPKUAT UMIAT AKYAKPAKTUT NIKIKHANIKLU TAMAYANIKLU AKHALUTINIKLU KAILIMAIKMIYUT HIKUINAKGUK. GAVAMAKKUT IKAYUKNAHUAT TINGMIAKKUT AKYAKNAHUAT. TUKTUHIUKLIKTUT INUIN. INUIN NAMAINNAKTUT IKALUKTUTIAMI. NAMMAKPAKLUHI. Read More

ᑕᐃᔅᓱᒪᓂᑐᖃᖅ ᐊᔾᔨᙳᐊᑦ ᐳᓚᕋᖅᑐᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᑲᑎᖅᓱᐃᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖅᑐᐊᓂ

October 8, 2018

ᐊᕐᕌᒍᒐᓵᓗᖕᓂ ᑐᖅᑯᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐋᓪᐴᑕᒥ ᓂᕐᔪᑎᖃᕐᕕᖕᒥ, ᑕᐃᔅᓱᒪᓂᑐᖄᓗᖕᓂ ᐊᔾᔨᙳᐊᓂ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᓂᑯᓂ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᕆᔨᒧᑦ ᔨᐊᕈᑏᓐ ᒨᑎᒧᑦ ᖃᑎᒃᑕᓕᒃ ᐊᕕᒃᓯᒪᓂᐅᔪᒥ 1903 ᐊᒻᒪ 1909 ᕿᑎᖅᐸᓯᐊᓂ ᐳᓚᕋᖅᐳᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ. Read More

EDITORIAL: Solving housing crisis requires outsized courage

October 6, 2018 - Nunavut

Last month, the housing crisis hit the breaking point for at least one family. After four years of couch-surfing while they await social housing, Brian Tagalik, Pitsiulaaq Ashoona and their two young daughters pitched a tent at the Nunavut legislative assembly in protest. Read More