Rita Claire and husky Qimmiq guide young viewers through learning adventures in Anaana’s Tent

Pre-schoolers will have some home-grown Saturday morning viewing to tune into when Anaana’s Tent hits APTN May 12. The new kids’ show stars Rita Claire Mike-Murphy who, since shooting wrapped up early last year, is gaining widespread attention and accolades as Riit with the release of her self-titled album last spring. “Being on set, in...
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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.