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Inuit Nunangat youth to develop community initiatives with new federal funding

The four Inuit regions are getting $660,000 to help address the significant social and economic inequalities faced by Northern youth, which create barriers to developing the knowledge and skills needed to support their communities, from a new federal program called Expedition to Community (E2C). Elder David Serkoak, left, Pontiac Quebec MP Will Amos, Students on...

Two Inuvik youth participate in Students on Ice expedition

Two Inuvik youth – Mataya Gillis and Kristi Voudrach – were among eight students from the Northwest Territories who participated in this year’s two-week-long Students on Ice (SOI) Arctic Expedition. The expedition began and ended in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland with 130 students from 20 countries joining the July 23 to August 7 journey. Shirley Manh, expedition logistics manager...

Inuvik: News Briefs Feb. 14-21

Hebrew University of Jerusalem professor gives talk at ARI Wayne Horowitz, professor of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, presented his research linking ancient Babylonia with the Northern sky and local oral traditions at the Aurora Research Institute (ARI) Thursday, Feb. 8. Horowitz’s presentation focused on the question of whether the Sumerians, also known as ancient...

Inuvik: News Briefs Feb. 14-21

Hebrew University of Jerusalem professor gives talk at ARI Wayne Horowitz, professor of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, presented his research linking ancient Babylonia with the Northern sky and local oral traditions at the Aurora Research Institute (ARI) Thursday, Feb. 8. Horowitz’s presentation focused on the question of whether the Sumerians, also known as ancient...