A hotbed of experimentation and creativity

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Creative cross-pollination thrives in an old building on Iqaluit’s Ring Road. Building 619 is home to the jewelry and metalwork diploma program, where throughout the school year instructors and students bring their imaginative lives to material form. As a result, there are two exhibitions to note: instructor Ellen Fraser’s current exhibition Silence at the Nunatta...
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Michele LeTourneau
Michele LeTourneau first arrived at NNSL's headquarters in Yellowknife in1998, with a BA honours in Theatre. For four years she documented the arts across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Following a very short stint as a communications officer with the Government of the Northwest Territories, Michele spent a decade at a community-based environmental monitoring board in the mining industry, where she worked with Inuit, Chipewyan, Tlicho, Yellowknives Dene and Metis elders to help develop traditional knowledge and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit contributions for monitoring and management plans. She rejoined NNSL and moved to Iqaluit in May 2014 to write for Nunavut News. Michele has received a dozen awards for her work with NNSL.