AROUND NUNAVUT: A love song for Resolute, transgender flag flies, and Inuktitut month celebrations

Students in Resolute Bay expressed their love for their community and the land through song this month, while in Iqaluit a flag recognizing transgender people flew at city hall for a day as a supportive message. The big message? February is Inuktitut Language Month, and QIA welcomes participation in its celebratory activities. Students create song...
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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.