Is self-government the answer for Inuit to see progress?

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Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) has resolved to study Inuit self-government. The 25th anniversary of the Nunavut Agreement is a reminder to NTI president Aluki Kotierk, as well as regional Inuit leaders, that many important aspects of the Nunavut Agreement remain to be implemented. “Over a number of years there’s been some disappointment, for instance, in...
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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.