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ᖃᒪᓂ'ᑐᐊᕐᒥᐅᑕᑦ ᒥᖅᓱᕐᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᒋᐊᓪᓚᒃᑎᑕᐅᔪᑦ

Baker gets sewing boost Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Vol 26 No 5


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"The hope is Abluqta can get a contract from AEM to do its uniform repair and create jobs for people in Baker Lake."

– The Abluqta Society's Erin Strachan on the potential of two industrial sewing machines donated in Baker Lake, page 2.

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Stitching a path to income in Baker Lake Two industrial sewing machines donated to Abluqta Society by Darrell Greer

Northern News Services

Baker Lake

Baker Lake is about to receive an industrial-strength boost to its sewing abilities, as two industrial sewing machines were recently donated to the with Darrell Greer society by Ilda Silvaroli, the owner of former Glebe Draperies in Ottawa. Game on Erin Strachan, manager of Indigenous Capacity Building Programs at PerformArviat ance Management Consultants, has been Nine teams participated in two divisions recently at Sanikiluaq helping out with the Abluqta Society the Calm Air Cup Jon Lindell Memorial senior men's since 2016. tournament in Arviat. Strachan said the society worked with Final results were not known as of press time. Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) to have the two machines (one sewing machine and New album out one serger) shipped to Baker. Nunavut She said the machines are built right The Iqaluit-based Jerry Cans band has announced its into tables, with each one weighing about new album, Echoes, will be released May 15. 200 pounds. The first song from the album, Atauttikkut, was "AEM asked if we could go up to released Jan. 26. Baker to deliver some training to help In a news release promoting the album, Echoes was people get over the intimidation factor described as having an "uneasy, unfamiliar energy, in of using these really big machines," said part a product of new processes and experiences that Strachan. went into its creation." "We'll be doing a one-day workshop The Jerry Cans fourth album was produced by Jace on either Feb. 21 or Feb. 22, during Lasek (Besnard Lakes, Land of Talk, Suuns) and recordwhich we'll do two groups of 10 in backed at his Breakglass Studio in Montreal. to-back sessions. The album comes complete with a truly special title "The hope is Abluqta can get a contrack, that features James Ungalaq of Nunavut metal tract from AEM to do its uniform repair legends Northern Haze. and create jobs for people in Baker Lake who want to sew." Emma Inns of Adorait Boutique in Helping hands Ottawa will be accompanying Strachan Baker Lake to Baker to conduct the two training sesMembers of the Abluqta Society were aided by a sions on the machines. group of community volunteers to pass out a total of 83 Strachan said Inns has extensive bags of grocery items to those in need in Baker Lake on experience in sewing, including using Jan 17. these two machines in the past. The society also announced that the art submission of She said Inns will also be helping Candis Sateana of Rankin Inlet was selected in the conAbluqta with other important ventures test to choose a logo to represent the Abluqta Society's while in Baker. food bank and thrift store in Baker Lake. "Emma has done a lot of shelving in Sateana will receive a new Dell laptop as a prize for the past and building or creating things having her logo creation selected. with recycled material," said Strachan. "We have a bunch of wooden pallets that she's going to help us turn into floorᐊᐃᑕ ᓯᐅᕙᕈᓕ, ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖃᖅᑎᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᒋᓖᑉ to-ceiling, wall-to-wall shelving units for ᑕᓗᓕᐅᖅᑎᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᕚᒥ, ᑐᓂᓯᔪᖅ ᒪᕐᕉᖕᓂᒃ the thrift shop and food bank. ᒥᖅᓲᑎᕐᔪᐊᓂᒃ ᐊᑉᓗᖅᑕᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᖃᒪᓂ'ᑐᐊᕐᒥ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ. "Emma's also going to help Abluqta build a living wall on which they can grow some vegetables for the food bank with a grow light.

ᐃᐅᕆᓐ ᓯᑐᕋᑭᓐ ᓂᑯᕕᖓᔪᖅ ᒪᕐᕉᒃ ᕿᔪᖁᑏᒃ ᓴᓂᐊᓂ ᑎᑭᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑑᒃ ᐊᒡᓂᒍ ᐃᒍᒃᑯᑦ ᐅᔭᕋᖕᓂᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᓴᑐᖓᒍᑦ ᑎᖕᒥᓲᒃᑯᑦ ᖃᒪᓂ'ᑐᐊᕐᒧᑦ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ.

photos courtesy of Erin Strachan

Erin Strachan stands next to the two crated industrial sewing machines that were recently flown on the Agnico Eagle Mines charter to Baker Lake. "She's gone to India, Tibet and Nepal to teach people how to sew things, or to help find a market for the traditional crafts they produce and create jobs for people" Strachan said the two also want to host a tea while they're in Baker to invite people in the community who make crafts to come and show their wares. She said Inns's work with recycled fabrics may be able to help the thrift shop with some things that just aren't moving. "The thrift shop has a pile of T-shirts that nobody is buying, so we can take those T-shirts, cut them up and make them into wall hangings or something else," said Strachan. "So, if we can have people bring in their crafts, it might give Emma ideas on what to turn the T-shirts into." Strachan said the process will be one

step at a time. She said people in Baker won't start automatically producing stuff they can sell overnight and the first step is for them to get comfortable with the machines. "Once they're comfortable they can start doing some repairs and earn some income that way," said Strachan. "We're also hoping the machines can be used by people for their own projects. "We will have to establish some sort of studio fee for their use, or, if the person doesn't have the money to pay the rental fee, they could volunteer the equal amount of time in the thrift shop or food bank that they used the machines for. "We want them to be used as much as possible, but we also have to make sure the people using them don't break them because they are very old machines.

ᒥᖅᓱᕐᓂᖅ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᐅᕈᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᖃᒪᓂ'ᑐᐊᕐᒥ ᒪᕐᕉᒃ ᒥᖅᓲᑎᕐᔪᐊᒃ ᑐᓂᕐᕈᑕᐅᔫᒃ ᐊᑉᓗᖅᑕᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ

Ilda Silvaroli, the owner of former Glebe Draperies in Ottawa, donated two industrial sewing machines to the Abluqta Society that recently arrived in Baker Lake.

ᖃᒪᓂ'ᑐᐊᕐᒥᐅᑕᑦ ᓴᙱᒃᑎᒋᐊᕐᓂᐊᖅᓕᖅᑐᑦ ᒥᖅᓱᕐᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᑕᖅᑭᒥ ᖃᐃᔪᒥ. ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᕆᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᓄᓇᖃᖅᑳᖅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᔾᔪᑎᖃᒃᑲᓐᓂᖁᑉᓗᒋᑦ ᐃᑲᔫᑎᖓᒍᑦ Performance Management Consultant-ᑯᓐᓂᒃ ᐃᐅᕆᓐ ᓯᑐᕋᑲᓐ, ᐃᑲᔪᐃᓐᓇᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᑉᓗᖅᑕᒃᑯᓐᓂᒃ ᑕᐃᒪᙵᓂ 2016-ᒥ ᐱᒋᐊᖅᖢᒍ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᒪᕐᕉᒃ ᒥᖅᓲᑎᕐᔪᐊᒃ ᑐᓂᕐᕈᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑎᒃ ᐊᑉᓗᖅᑕᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᐃᑕ ᓯᐅᕙᕈᓕ ᑐᓂᓯᑉᓗᓂ, ᑖᒻᓇ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖃᖅᑎᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᒋᓖᑉ ᑕᓗᓕᐅᖅᑎᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᑐᕙᒥ. ᓯᑐᕋᑲᓐ ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᓴᓴᐃᔭᑎᒃᑯᒡᒎᖅ ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᖃᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᒡᓂᒍ ᐃᒍ ᐅᔭᕋᖕᓂᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᓐᓂᒃ ᒪᕐᕉᒃ ᒥᖅᓲᑎᕐᔪᐊᒃ (ᐊᑕᐅᓯᖅ ᒥᖅᓲᑎ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐱᖃᑎᖓ ᐃᓗᔾᔨᔾᔪᑎ ᑎᑭᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑑᒃ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᖃᒪᓂ'ᑐᐊᕐᒧᑦ. ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᒥᖅᓲᑎ ᐃᓗᔾᔨᔾᔪᑎᓗᒎᖅ ᐋᓪᓕᕋᐅᔭᖃᓕᐊᓂᒃᖢᑎᒃ ᑎᑭᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑑᒃ, ᐊᑐᓂ ᐅᖁᒪᐃᓐᓂᖃᖅᑐᒃᓴᐅᔪᑦ 200 ᐸᐅᓐᓂᒃ. "ᐊᒡᓂᒍ ᐃᒍᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᐱᕆᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᖃᒪᓂ'ᑐᐊᓕᐊᕈᓐᓇᕋᔭᕐᒪᖔᑉᑕ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᔭᖅᑐᕐᓗᑕ ᑖᑉᑯᐊᒃ ᐱᖁᑎᑖᖑᔫᒃ ᐊᖏᔫᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐊᑐᕈᓐᓇᑲᐅᑎᒋᔪᓐᓇᖁᑉᓗᒋᑦ," ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᓯᑐᕋᑲᓐ. "ᐊᑕᐅᓯᕐᒥᒃ ᐅᑉᓗᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᔪᒫᖅᑐᒍᑦ ᐃᒻᒪᖄ ᕕᕗᐊᕆ 21-ᒥ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᕕᕗᐊᕆ 22-ᒥ, ᑕᐃᑲᓂ ᒪᕐᕈᐃᖅᑕᕐᓗᑕ ᖁᓕᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᔪᒫᖅᖢᑕ. "ᓂᕆᐅᒃᑐᑦ ᐊᑉᓗᖅᑕᒃᑯᑦ ᑳᓐᑐᕌᒃᑎᒍᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᑎᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᓯᖁᑉᓗᒋᑦ ᐊᒡᓂᒍ ᐃᒍᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᓐᓄᕌᕆᕙᒃᑕᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐋᖅᑭᒃᓱᐃᔨᐅᓕᕐᓗᑎᒃ ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᒃᓴᖅᑖᕈᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᕋᔭᕐᒪᑦ

ᖃᒪᓂ'ᑐᐊᕐᒥᐅᑕᓄᑦ ᒥᖅᓱᕈᒪᕙᒃᑐᓄᑦ." ᐃᒪ ᐃᓐᔅ Adorait Boutique-ᑯᓐᓂᕐᒥᐅᑕᖅ ᐊᑐᕙᒥ ᓯᑐᕋᑲᓐᒥᒃ ᖃᒪᓂ'ᑐᐊᓕᐊᖃᑎᖃᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᖃᑕᐅᔭᖅᑐᕐᓗᓂ. ᓯᑐᕋᑭᓐ ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᐃᓐᔅ ᒥᖅᓱᖅᑎᓪᓚᕆᐅᓂᖓᓄᑦ, ᑕᐃᒪᐃᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᒥᖅᓲᑎᕐᔪᐊᓂᒃ ᐃᓗᒃᑎᕈᑎᕐᔪᐊᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᓂᑯᓪᓚᕆᒃ. ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᐃᓐᔅ ᐃᑲᔪᕐᓂᐊᕐᒥᖕᒪᑦ ᐊᑉᓗᖅᑕᒃᑯᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᓯᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᐱᓕᕆᓂᖃᖃᑕᐅᓗᓂ ᖃᒪᓂ'ᑐᐊᕐᒦᓪᓗᓂ. "ᐃᒪ ᖁᓕᕈᐊᓕᐅᖅᓯᒪᓂᑯᒻᒪᕆᐊᓗᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓴᓇᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᓂᑰᔪᖅ ᐊᑐᒃᑲᓐᓂᖁᓐᓇᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᖅᖢᓂ. ᑐᙵᕕᕕᓂᕐᓂᒃ ᕿᔪᖕᓂᒃ ᐱᖃᕋᑉᑕ ᖁᓕᕈᐊᓕᐅᖃᑎᒋᓂᐊᖅᑖᑎᒍᑦ ᓂᐅᕕᕐᕕᐊᓛᕐᒥ ᓂᕿᑖᕐᕕᖕᒥᓗ. "ᐃᒪ ᐃᑲᔪᕐᓂᐊᕐᒥᔪᖅ ᐊᑉᓗᖅᑕᒃᑯᓐᓂᒃ ᐱᕈᖅᓰᑎᑦᑎᓗᓂ ᓂᕿᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᓂᕿᑖᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᐱᔭᐅᔪᓐᓇᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐃᑭᑦᑕᖅᑐᖃᖅᑐᒃᑯᑦ. "ᐃᓐᑎᔭᓕᐊᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᖕᒪᑦ ᕿᕐᓂᖅᑐᐊᓗᐃᑦ ᓄᓇᖓᓄᑦ, ᑎᐱᑦᒧᓪᓗ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓂᐸᓪᒧᑦ ᒥᖅᓱᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᔭᖅᑐᖅᖢᓂ, ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᖃᓄᖅ ᓂᐅᕕᐊᒃᓴᐅᖃᑦᑕᕋᔭᕐᒪᖔᑕ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᔭᖅᑐᖅᖢᓂ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓴᓇᑎᑦᑎᔪᓐᓇᖅᓯᑉᓗᓂ ᐃᓄᖕᓂᒃ." ᓯᑐᕋᑭᓐ ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᑏᑐᖅᑎᑦᑎᔪᒪᔫᒃᑕᐅᕉᖅ ᖃᒪᓂ'ᑐᐊᕐᒦᓐᓂᕐᒥᓂᒃ ᖃᒪᓂ'ᑐᐊᕐᒥᐅᑦ ᖃᐃᖁᓗᒋᑦ ᒥᖅᓱᖅᑏᑦ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᖅᑏᑦ ᑕᑯᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᐊᕋᑉᑎᒍᑦ ᓴᓇᓯᒪᔭᖏᑦ.

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Skill, pride and civic responsibility by Darrell Greer

Northern News Services

Rankin Inlet

A small group of students in a new initiative at Simon Alaittuq School personally delivered a new sign they created for the Slapshot Canteen in the new arena at Rankin Inlet. Teacher Ed Seymour said canteen operator Chadd Burrill contacted the school to see if students could be involved in making a poster for the canteen. He said since he's been doing some woodworking with a group of students to introduce them to the trades, he figured they could go a little better than a poster. "We've done things like make a buddy bench for the school for students who are feeling down that day to sit upon and another student can sit beside them and try to help cheer them up," said Seymour. "So, when our vice-principal came to me about Chad's request, I knew we could go one-step better and design and make a sign using leftover materials from the

New school initiative has lots to offer in Rankin

buddy benches. "I'm in the middle of building relationships with the trades college and I'm currently in the preliminary stages of exchanging e-mails with them to set-up a program to introduce Grade 5 and Grade 6 students to the trades." Seymour said one of the students in his initiative is actually Burrill's daughter, Destiny and she immediately asked to be part of the project. He said she actually helped him design the canteen's logo on the sign. "Once I cleared with Chadd that the logo was OK, myself, Destiny and ... students Joachim Angoshadluk and Arthur Amarook completed the process in about a week. "The students really had a ball doing the sign," said Seymour. "I asked Chadd if we could put the three student names on the sign so when it's up family can come and see it and it's something those three students can take some pride in and show their parents what they did in school.

ᓴᐃᒪᓐ ᐊᓚᐃᑦᑐᕐᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑑᒃ ᖁᑦᑎᖕᓂᓕᖕᒥ 6-ᒥ ᔪᑲᒻ ᐊᖑᓴᓪᓗᖅ, ᓴᐅᒥᖅᖠᕐᒥ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᖁᑦᑎᖕᓂᓕᖕᒥ 5-ᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᓕᒃ ᑎᔅᑎᓂ ᐳᕆᐅᓪ ᑕᑯᑎᑦᑎᔫᒃ ᓴᓂᕋᕐᒥᐅᑕᒃᓴᒥᒃ ᓴᓇᖃᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑕᒥᓂᒃ ᓄᑖᒥ ᓯᐊᕐᕆᔮᕐᕕᐅᑉ ᓂᕆᑖᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᔭᓄᐊᕆ 24-ᒥ.

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Simon Alaittuq School Grade 6 student Joachim Angoshadluk, left, and Grade 5 student Destiny Burrill proudly display the sign they helped make for the Slapshot Canteen in Rankin Inlet on Jan. 24. "Sometimes parents don't get to see everything kids do at school and it's important for them to see their kids interacting with the community and doing something valuable for the community." Seymour said the program he's working on with the trades school would involve the same students to begin

with. He added first on the agenda would be to expand the reach of their buddy benches. "We'll be looking at building some benches that we could donate to the elementary school and some other possible locations and, maybe, look at some other simple woodworking community-

type projects," said Seymour. "That way they get a bit of civic responsibility and they get to experience how good it feels when you do something like that for somebody. "I'm hoping to build relationships with the trades centre so that kids can be exposed to more options for their education.

"Not all kids are going to go to college or university and, as a tradesman myself before I became a teacher, I understand just how much we need housing maintainers, electricians and plumbers and 10-to-12-years old is not too early to learn new skills and that they may have some giftings in that area."

ᐊᔪᙱᑦᑎᐊᖅᑐᑦ, ᓴᕆᒪᓇᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᓅᖃᑎᒥᓂᒃ ᐱᔾᔪᔾᔨᔪᑦ ᓄᑖᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᖃᓄᖅᑑᕈᑎᒃᓴᖅ ᐃᑲᔫᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᖃᑉᓰᓐᓇᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᓴᐃᒪᓐ ᐊᓚᐃᑦᑐᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᐊᔾᔭᖅᓯᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᓴᓂᕋᕐᒥᐅᑕᒃᓴᒥᒃ ᓴᓇᓯᒪᔭᒥᓂᒃ ᓄᑖᒧᑦ ᓯᐊᕐᕆᔮᕐᕕᐅᑉ ᓂᕿᑖᕐᕕᖓᓄᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᓄᑖᖑᔪᒃᑯᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕈᑎᒋᔪᒪᔭᒥᒍᑦ. ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᔨ ᐃᑐᐊᖅ ᓰᒧᐊ ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᓂᕿᑖᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᑲᒪᔨ ᓵᑦ ᐳᕆᐅᓪ ᖃᐅᔨᒋᐊᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᒧᑦ ᓴᓇᔪᓐᓇᕐᒪᖔᑕ ᓴᓂᕋᕐᒥᐅᑕᒃᓴᒥᒃ ᓄᑖᒥ ᓂᕿᑖᕐᕕᖕᒥ. ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᒡᒎᖅ ᕿᔪᓕᕆᑎᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᒋᑦ ᓱᓇᙳᖅᓴᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᓐᓇᖁᑉᓗᓂᒋᑦ, ᐃᓱᒪᓕᐅᓕᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᓕᓚᔪᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᒥ ᐊᑐᙱᓪᓗᓂ ᕿᔪᒃᑯᑦ ᓴᓂᕋᕐᒥᐅᑕᓕᐅᖃᑎᒋᔪᒪᑉᓗᒋᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ. "ᓴᓇᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᒐᑉᑕ ᐃᒃᓯᕙᐅᑕᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᑲᑕᒃᓯᒪᓕᕌᖓᑕ ᐃᓅᓯᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᒃᓯᕙᖃᑎᖃᕈᓐᓇᖃᑦᑕᖁᑉᓗᒋᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖃᑎᒥᓂᒃ ᓴᐃᒻᒪᖅᓴᖅᑕᐅᓗᑎᒃ." ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᓰᒧᐊ. "ᑕᐃᒪᐃᒻᒪᑦ, ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᐃᓱᒪᑕᐅᑉ ᑐᖏᓕᖓ ᖃᐃᖕᒪᑦ ᑐᓴᖅᑎᖦᖢᓂᖓ ᓵᑦ ᑐᒃᓯᕋᐅᑎᖓᓂᒃ, ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓕᓚᐅᖅᑐᖓ ᐱᒋᐊᒃᑲᓐᓂᕈᓐᓇᕐᓂᑉᑎᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᑐᕐᓗᑕ ᐊᒥᐊᒃᑯᒋᔭᑉᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᕿᔪᖕᓂᒃ

ᓴᓂᕋᕐᒥᐅᑕᒥᒃ ᓴᓇᔪᒪᓕᖅᖢᖓ. "ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᖃᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᒐᒪ ᓴᓇᑐᓕᓴᕐᕕᖕᒥᐅᑕᓂᒃ ᓯᓚᑦᑐᖅᓴᕐᕕᖕᒥ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᒫᓐᓇᐅᔪᖅ ᖃᕆᑕᐅᔭᒃᑯᑦ ᑎᑎᕋᕈᑎᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᒍᑦ ᐋᖅᑭᒃᓯᔪᒪᑉᓗᑕ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑎᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᓖᑦ ᖁᑦᑎᖕᓂᓕᖕᒥ 5-ᒥ 6-ᒥᓗ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᕙᓪᓕᐊᖁᑉᓗᒋᑦ ᓱᓇᙳᖅᓴᓂᐅᑉ ᒥᒃᓵᓄᑦ." ᓰᒧᐊ ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᕉᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᖁᑎᓂ ᖃᓄᖅᑑᕐᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖃᑕᐅᔪᖅ ᐳᕆᐅᓪ ᐸᓂᒋᔭᖓ, ᑎᔅᑎᓂ, ᐃᓚᐅᖃᑕᐅᔪᒪᑲᐅᑎᒋᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᑕᒡᕘᓇ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᔭᒃᑯᑦ. ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑎᒋᓚᐅᖅᑕᓂᒎᖅ ᑎᑎᕋᐅᔭᖃᑎᒋᑉᓗᒍ ᓂᕿᑖᕐᕕᐅᑉ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᒃᑯᑕᖓᓂᒃ. "ᓇᓗᓇᐃᖅᓯᕝᕕᒋᒐᑉᑯ ᓵᑦ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᒃᑯᑕᖅ ᓈᒻᒪᖕᓂᖓᓄᑦ, ᐅᕙᖓ, ᑎᔅᑎᓂ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᒪᕐᕉᒃ ᓄᑲᑉᐱᐊᑯᓘᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑑᒃ, ᔪᑲᒻ ᐊᖑᓴᓪᓗᖅ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᖅᑑ ᐊᒪᕈᖅ, ᐱᐊᓂᒃᓯᓕᓚᐅᖅᑐᒍᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᕐᒥᖃᐃ. "ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᖁᕕᐊᒋᔭᖃᑦᑎᐊᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᓴᓂᕋᕐᒥᐅᑕᓕᐅᕋᒥᒃ. "ᐊᐱᕆᑉᓗᒍ ᓵᑦ ᑕᐃᑉᑯᐊ ᐱᖓᓱᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᑎᖏᑦ ᐃᓕᔪᒪᑉᓗᒋᑦ ᓴᓂᕋᕐᒥᐅᑕᕐᒧᑦ ᓴᓂᕋᕐᒥᐅᑕᐅᓕᖅᐸᑦ ᐃᓚᖏᑦ ᑕᑯᔭᖅᑐᕈᓐᓇᕈᒫᕐᒪᑕ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐱᖓᓲᔪᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᓴᕆᒪᓱᒍᓐᓇᕐᒪᑕ

ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑕᑯᑎᑦᑎᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᒥᓄᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᖔᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᒥ. "ᐃᓛᓐᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᑦ ᑕᑯᐃᓐᓇᕈᓐᓇᙱᒻᒪᑕ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᖁᑎᖏᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᖃᑦᑕᕋᓗᐊᕐᒪᖔᑕ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᒥ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᐊᓘᖕᒪᑦ ᑕᑯᔪᓐᓇᖃᑦᑕᖁᑉᓗᒋᑦ ᓄᑕᕋᖏᑦ ᖃᓄᖅ ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᖃᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᖔᑕ ᓄᓇᖅᑲᑎᒥᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖃᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᖓᓂ." ᓰᒧᐊ ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᕈᑎᒎᖅ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᔭᖓ ᓴᓇᑐᓕᓴᕐᕕᒡᓗ ᐃᓚᐅᖃᑕᐅᑎᑦᑎᓇᔭᖅᑐᖅ ᑖᑉᑯᓂᙵᑦᑕᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐱᒋᐊᕈᑎᒋᓗᒍ. ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᕉᖅ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᒃᓴᕆᔭᐅᓇᔭᖅᑐᖅ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᒃᑲᓐᓂᕐᓗᒍ ᐃᒃᓯᕙᐅᑕᓕᐅᕆᓂᖅ ᐃᓚᓐᓈᕇᖕᓄᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᕋᔭᖅᑐᓂᒃ. "ᓴᓇᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᒪᓂᐊᖅᑐᒍᑦ ᐃᒃᓯᕙᐅᑕᓂᒃ ᑐᓂᕐᕈᑎᒋᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᐊᖅᑕᑉᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᐊᓛᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᓯᖏᓐᓄᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ, ᐃᒻᒪᖄ, ᑕᑯᒋᐊᕐᓗᑕ ᐊᓯᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐱᔭᕆᐊᑐᓗᐊᙱᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᕿᔪᓕᕆᔾᔪᑎᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᖅᑲᑎᒌᖕᓄᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᕋᔭᖅᑐᓂᒃ."

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The makings of champions Hockey Feature by Darrell Greer Rankin Inlet


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Coral Harbour scored a dramatic overtime goal to defeat Rankin Inlet 5-4 and successfully defend their Rankin Rock bantam championship in Rankin on Jan. 26. The Coral players also took home three of the top player awards at the bantam championship.

The 2020 Rankin Rock bantam champion team Coral Harbour are, top row from left, Ross Eetuk (coach), Russell Matoo, Camille Siutinuar, Douglas Pameolik Jr., Ray Pudlat Jr., David Harron and Justin Eetuk and, middle from left, Lazarus Kataluk (water boy), Cassidy Angootealuk, Rodney Nakoolak, Prime Paniyuk, Terence Matoo and Andrew Emiktowt and, front, Ramsey Eetuk in Rankin Inlet on Jan. 26. Missing from photo is Seth Kolit.

Coral Harbour's Ramsey Eetuk accepts the Best Goalie award from Craig Collier at the tournament.

Coral Harbour's Russell Matoo is presented with the Best Defenseman award by Craig Collier.

Coral Harbour's Prime Paniyuk accepts the Most Valuable Player award from Craig Collier at the Rankin Rock bantam championship in Rankin Inlet on Jan. 26.

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Training needs to reflect needs of job market Northern News Services

Two chance encounters this past week focused the spotlight inside my brain back on a reoccurring chain of events I think our region is finally getting the handle on, even though there are plenty of southerners who still walk among us. The first encounter was a guy who worked construction twice in Rankin, once about seven years ago and the other was way back in the 2002. Overall, he was impressed with the changes he saw in Rankin Inlet and by how many Inuit from the community were working at the Meliadine gold mine and a few other places. The one thing he still couldn't get Sanikiluaq his head around, however, was how many southerners he still saw in Rankin who were here to do a job for as long as it could last, while obviously not living here. Except for specialists, engineers and the like, he had thought by now there wouldn't be a need to bring in so many people from the south to fill job positions, especially when it comes to jobs on construction projects. He told me, in his opinion, there should have been a specialized

group formed within a branch of the that Inuktitut-speaking folks right here in the Kivalliq get these jobs Government of Nunavut (GN) from year one that connected local train- and can provide appropriate care to the elders who will soon be calling ing with the construction industry the facility home. and then focused on the jobs that Shouldice wrote people have to would be available when the conkeep pushing to ensure struction was complete. the training is funded and Had that been done, provided because the GN he figured, there'd be is not good at connecting less need to be bringing training and construction people from the south up prior to a facility opening to the Kivalliq region to fill and pointed to the Rankin these high-paying jobs. Inlet Healing Facility has A few days later, while a prime example of that mindlessly clicking around fact. the Internet and social You can't go back and media, I came across Darrell fix past mistakes, but some thoughts written by Greer you can put mechanisms a man here in Rankin who in place to try and avoid I respect very much – one repeating those errors. Mr. Mike Shouldice. If, indeed, the GN remains weak The piece I came across at connecting training and constructhat Shouldice had written was tion prior to a facility opening (I focused on the new elder's facility know, it's hard to believe) surely at announced for Rankin Inlet which this point in the game it's time to will bring with it at least 46 new jobs, including the need for six nurs- address that weakness while oppores and 24 continuous-care workers. tunities still come calling. We must be ready, willing and He pointed out people in the able (in this case able equates to community have to ensure their trained) to take full advantage of voices are heard and make sure every opportunity that comes our Nunavut Arctic College runs a continuous care certificate program, or way moving forward – or else we'll forever remain in the past. long-term care program, to ensure

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Janitor Rhoda Napayok Rankin shares a laugh recreation director David Clark recently with at the new arena in Rankin Inlet.


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Students burn off excess energy Activity hallway installed at Victor Sammurtok School

by Darrell Greer

Northern News Services

Chesterfield Inlet

A new addition put in place over the holiday season at Victor Sammurtok School (VSS) is being warmly received by students at the school in Chesterfield Inlet. The idea came to fruition through the combined efforts of staff members Ana Leishman and Horace Palmer. Leishman said teachers and staff at VSS have been trying to do a lot of different initiatives to include as much of the student body as possible. She that they're also trying to work on a few behavioral initiatives for kids who may just need a break once on awhile. "Our school's really small and we don't always have the space for kids to go and workoff some energy," said Leishman. "Sometimes, when it comes to behavioral problems you might have in the classroom, you don't have the tools in the classroom to deal with them or the students just need an environmental change. "I had come across an Activity Hallway online that promotes a lot of physical movement in the hallway and it was set-up in a way to also have students concentrating on the hallway's objectives.

"Horace (Palmer) found an example of the type of hallway we wanted and reached out to contact a company in Manitoba called Jump 2 Math, which we exchanged ideas with back and forth for about a year." Leishman said they liked a lot of what they saw, but they wanted an Activity Hallway that featured more Northern themes the VSS students would be familiar with. She said some of the things the company had were amazing, but they were geared towards southern experiences and they wanted to link the hallway with things the kids knew up North. "In the end they showed us an Activity Hallway that would feature an inuksuk, an iglu with letters on it on the wall, arctic char running, walking like a polar bear, hopping like different arctic animals, rocks and a qamutiik with a syllabic chart so that the kids go up one rung and down the other. "We ordered it and the company sent us this giant roll of stick-able material and, kind of, explained how to work with it. "Another teacher, Vicki Tanuyak and I spent four days over Christmas installing it in the hallway on the elementary side of the building.

"The custodians were fantastic to help us out and, when we were finished, it had taken 10 coats of wax to do these amazing floor stickers properly." Leishman said the first day the kids returned to school in January was absolute bedlam and pandemonium. She said they were so excited to finally see the Activity Hallway and they couldn't wait to try it. "The kids absolutely love it. They had been peeking-in through the doorway during the holidays trying to see it. " We hadn't told them what was happening, so they could see something on the floor but they didn't know what it was. "The first week was crazy but now they all follow the rules when using it and it's something that focuses on the kids' needs so it's proving itself to be a great addition to our school."

Autut Aggark, back and David Issaluk make good use of the new Activity Hallway at Victor Sammurtok School in Chesterfield Inlet earlier this month. photo courtesy of Glen Brocklebank

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Team Whale Cove do a team cheer to begin their first game after riding all the way to Arviat to participate in the annual Calm Air Cup Jon Lindell Memorial senior men's tournament last week in Arviat.

Prime Paniyuk, Russell Matoo and Justin Eetuk Nunavut's Award-Winning Voice of Kivalliq

Community: Coral Harbour Sport: Hockey Level: Bantam Prime Paniyuk, shown from left with Keith Collier, Russell Matoo and Justin Eetuk are this edition's players of the week for leading their team to the 2020 Rankin Rock bantam championship on Jan. 26. Fantastic job, guys. Keep leading by example!

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What's one good thing about people helping out in the community?

Chad Burrill: "It's great that people take the time to get involved."

Destiny Burrill: "I just like to do things for others."

Ed Seymour: "It's important for students to be involved and it helps people out."

Joachim Angoshadluk: "It helps people out."

Noel Bennett: "Seeing someone uplifted and happy when something is done for them."

Tommy Sharp: "It helps people and teaches kids to be involved."

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Tasty treat Kay Kattegatsiak of Chesterfield Inlet enjoys some delicious country food during a recent visit to Rankin Inlet. photo courtesy of Noel Kaludjak

Community: Chesterfield Inlet School: Victor Sammurtok School Grade: 5/6 Subject: Science

Kaili, pictured left, and Austin are this edition's students of the week for taking second place in their group at the elementary to Grade 8 science fair at their school on Jan. 15. Great job, you two!

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Coral claims bantam crown

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Team defeated Rankin Rock 5-4 in overtime by Darrell Greer

Northern News Services

Rankin Inlet

Prime Paniyuk scored on a beautiful wrap-around early in the first overtime period to give Coral Harbour a dramatic 5-4 victory over Rankin Inlet to claim the 2020 Rankin Rock Bantam Championship in Rankin on Jan. 19. The Rankin Rock had scored twice late in regulation time to erase a two-goal deficit and send the game to overtime tied at four. Arviat got past Naujaat 6-5 in overtime to claim the bronze medal at the event.

Also competing at the bantam championship were Baker Lake and Team Kivalliq. Speaking with Kivalliq News immediately following the championship game, Coral head coach Ross Eetuk said the tournament was a hardfought battle all weekend long and the Coral players never took a game for granted on their way to the championship. He said the team knew what to expect heading into the final game against their longtime rival, the Rankin Rock. "It all came down to one game and, in the end, we were

the better team," said Eetuk. "It became somewhat obvious as the tournament went on that we were going to meet Rankin again in the final. "It's happened so many years now that every time we come here we expect to meet that Rankin team in the final. "A Coral vs. Rankin final is nothing new in this tournament." Eetuk said Coral has several players who can dominate any hockey game and they were the team's strength throughout the tournament. He said things were getting

a little tense with his players when the Rock scored twice late in the third period to tie the game. "I kept telling them to calm down as were getting ready to start overtime, but these teenagers all have a mind of their own and it can be difficult to calm them down sometimes. "I told them to calm down, be patient and good things would happen. "Anything can happen when it comes down to one game between two teams like this to win a tournament. "We were that team today and that makes us very happy."

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Gregory Wiseman of the Rankin Rock accepts the Best Forward award from Craig Collier during the Rankin Rock Bantam Championship in Rankin Inlet on Jan. 19.

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