Nunavut HTOs to receive training for increased funding access

With a federal infusion of $216,000, the Nunavut Inuit Wildlife Secretariat will be able to develop new governance tools to increase and enhance capacity for the territory’s hunters and trappers organizations (HTOs). “The training and materials HTOs will receive from this funding will have a significant impact on communities,” stated executive director for the secretariat...
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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.