Inuktitut tribute concert kicks off Alianait season

Alianait kicks off its 2018 concert series with an Inuktitut music tribute. The event was Alianait festival coordinator Alannah Johnston’s idea. “I wanted an Inuktitut-songs concert,” said Johnston. “I had seen the Aqpik Jam (in Kuujjuaq). They do a similar thing every year, and it was very well received. I was talking to my mom...
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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.