Actua science camps wrapped up in mid-August

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Beginning in late June, Actua deployed its science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) summer camps across Nunavut. The week-long camps are taught by undergraduate student instructors from across Canada. Nunavut’s future innovators played and learned together, anchoring their new-found knowledge to their surroundings By mid-August children in 24 communities had participated.
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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.