Tarralik Duffy opens up about home, and the art that follows

The accomplished Tarralik Duffy – she’s an artist, designer, jeweller and writer of growing prominence – is also known by her design company, Ugly Fish Design. “What I love about Ugly Fish is nothing was forced. Nothing was planned. Even finding the first beluga bones. They just washed up by my feet. Two perfectly washed-up...
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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.