Prince gifts book to Nunavut children

Each child in Nunavut in kindergarten to Grade 3 is about to receive a copy of children’s book Ittuq Pannituurmiuq (The Old Man of Pangnirtung), thanks to Britain’s Prince Charles. The book was introduced to children at Nakasuk School in Iqaluit March 13 at a small event hosted by Nunavut Commissioner Nellie Kusugak. The project...
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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.