Happy early 20th, Nunavut

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The work of Pangnirtung artist Andrew Qappik is featured on a new collectible coin minted from gold mined in Nunavut in advance of the territory’s 20th anniversary next year. Qappik has previously designed four gold coins for the Royal Canadian Mint, including two 25 cent coins in 2017, but this is a first imprinted on...
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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.