Tallurutiup Imanga IIBA work begins

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The five communities closest to the new Tallurutiup Imanga National Marine Protected Area, announced last August, received presentations that will help them contribute to an Inuit Impact Benefit Agreement (IIBA). Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) chief negotiator Sandra Inutiq kicked off what will be a series of visits that should see an agreement signed by March...
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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.