‘The interests of Nunavummiut have seen some advancement’: Nunavut premier

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As Peter Taptuna told the legislative assembly Sept. 18, Nunavut is young and dynamic. “At times, we struggle to find our footing, but above all else we have hope, resiliency, strength and passion,” he said. He also called the Government of Nunavut “mature” the week before, in response to Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.’s (NTI) release of...
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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.