A call for more Inuktitut at school and home

Knowing how to spell Northwest Territories as a young woman is what led Quaraq Pitseolak to a life-long career in education – and now she’s a key advocate for the Department of Education’s literacy initiative Inuktut Titiqqiriniq, developed with Inhabit Education. Pitseolak helped deliver the new resources, which she says are very useful, in February...
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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.