Calling all emerging songwriters

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Six emerging songwriters from across the territory will have the opportunity to develop their skills thanks to a workshop organized by Alianait. The workshop is scheduled to take place in Iqaluit March 25 to 30. Last year, six youth from Kugluktuk, Iglulik, Rankin Inlet and Iqaluit participated, created new songs with the help of Jaaji...
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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.