AROUND NUNAVUT: Christmas service and free singing lessons

This month, young students in Iqaluit showed their schools and community the joy of service, and the popular Hitzmakers now offers free internet lessons for aspiring singers. Leaders’ club recognized Iqaluit Thirty-three young students were recognized in December for their dedication to their school. Joamie School principal Sonja Lonsdale says the youth are all part...
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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.