New songs from Kugluktuk to Iqaluit

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NUNAVUT – Musical artists from across the territory had the opportunity to work on new songs with the award-winning Twin Flames duo of Jaaji and Chelsey June in March. The six emerging artists attended a songwriting workshop organized by Alianait and funded by the Department of Culture and Heritage. The six new songs are: –...
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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.