Daughter motivates young Iqaluit mother to pursue her dreams

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After finishing a year at Nunavut Sivuniksavut and two years in office administration, Neoma Cox wanted something more. You could say she found it. The Environmental Technology Program Class of 2018 graduate is student of the year, chosen by instructors and classmates, and the pick for the Nunatta Campus valedictorian. ​Plus, she’s on the Dean’s...
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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.