Inuksuk for British Museum’s 2020 Arctic exhibition

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Under the direction of Piita Irniq, front left, British Museum curator Ian Taylor, left, conservator Tomasina Munden and curator Amber Lincoln built an inuksuk which will be featured in a planned 2020 exhibition about the history of the Arctic through the lens of weather and climate.photo courtesy British Museum While building an inuksuk on the...
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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.