FEBRUARY 2018 IN REVIEW: Cash, gold and Juno nominations

Big cash for inspired winners Nunavut Three Nunavut projects received recognition and funding from a total pot of $2.4 million that went to eight teams across the North at the Arctic Inspiration Prize ceremony in Ottawa, Nunavut News reported Feb. 2. “We’re super-excited,” said Chesterfield Inlet’s Glen Brocklebank, who has been running a qajaq program...
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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.