Amautiit workshop successfully completed

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Nine Pangnirtung mothers got to work sewing amautiit as 2018 began, and last month they put in their final stitches. The project was driven by the community’s Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program coordinator Courtney Cox and her assistant Nina Tassugat. Normally, Cox and Tassugat organize evenings and special events for mothers. “We do cooking, we did...
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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.