Inuit knowledge and high tech merge on the sea ice

Lisi Kavik is sharing her traditional home with the world via Google Earth. The iglu featured is the one the community of Sanikiluaq builds each year as a teaching tool for the younger generation. “We worked with Google to collect some of the first ever Street View of remote sea ice in Sanikiluaq. That was...
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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.