Curriculum seeks to produce healthy, whole students by graduation

In Nunavut’s schools, students engage in matters of health holistically. One way is through the made-in-Nunavut curriculum called Aulajaaqtut – a formation of flying geese – which has received national attention. A decade in development, the program launched in 2010. Director of curriculum development Leigh Anne Willard says Aulajaaqtut is both a curriculum of its...
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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.