Makigiaqta funds nine Inuit training projects

Nine projects are approved for roughly $12.6 million in funding from the Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation as a result of an open call issued in the fall of 2017. “Now that Makigiaqta is adequately staffed to support Inuit focused projects, I look forward to seeing efforts to enhance the preparedness of Nunavut Inuit to participate...
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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.