AROUND NUNAVUT: Inuit seamstresses create Canada Goose line, Nunavut authors celebrated, and Pang dances

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The territory’s creativity and spirit shine this week, in traditional sewing on the world stage, in made-in-Nunavut books children and their parents love to read, and a community dances. Canada Goose’s new Project Atigi line showcases Inuit seamstresses Nunavut Inuit seamstresses from across Inuit Nunangat made a huge splash in the fashion world Feb. 1...
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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.