Akulukjuk devoted to making Inuktitut media

Summer weeks spent out on the land at Sannirut, outside Pangnirtung, taking part in the Inuusivut (Our Way of Life) training project set the stage for Roselynn Akulukjuk’s award-winning film work and a career in the industry. “Every summer we had this Inuusivut workshop. It started out as a photography workshop. A couple of years...
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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.