Inuit innovation focus of new TV series

An all-new Inuktitut television series focused on Inuit ingenuity debuted on APTN Jan.7. Uakallanga, created by the Inuit Broadcasting Company (IBC), is hosted by Annabella Piugattuk. IBC director of operations Malakie Kilabuk – who directed, and did some of the camera work alongside Mo Kipanik – said the idea for the series came from an...
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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.