Pang makes urgent plea for help

We need help – now. This was the Hamlet of Pangnirtung’s plea to four Government of Nunavut ministers May 1. “Pangnirtung has a long history of frequent, critical and increasingly more life-threatening violent situations. Violent events in Pang have now become a daily occurrence,” stated council in a four-page document signed by Mayor Stevie Komoartok....
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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.