Pang man honoured for search and rescue work

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Poisey Mike received honours from the Canadian Senate in early March. Senator Dennis Patterson is touring Nunavut communities and honouring 12 Nunavummiut with commemorative bronze medals created by the Senate for Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. Pangnirtung MLA Margaret Nakashuk spread the news in the legislative assembly. “Poisey Mike has been working with the local...
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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.