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Baffinland seeks faster NIRB process Company marks September deadline to increase shipping to avoid layoffs by Michele LeTourneau Northern News Services

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Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. wants the Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) to streamline its process to avoid the company having to take unfortunate steps, such as reducing staff, it stated in a June 6 letter to the regulator. "To deliver the permitted quantities of iron ore to markets for the early revenue phase, Baffinland has developed a strong and committed workforce. "As of 2017 this workforce demonstrated its growing efficiency by producing and delivering more iron ore to Milne Port than was initially planned for," stated director of sustainable development Megan Lord-Hoyle. The company says it can now produce and deliver 6 Mt/a (megatonnes per annum) rather than the approved 4.2 Mt/a. "Unfortunately, without the flexibility in Project Certificate 005 to transfer more than 4.2 Mt/a of iron ore from the mine site to global

markets, Baffinland now finds itself in a position of having to idle operations and reduce its workforce for a portion of each year starting in 2018," stated Lord-Hoyle. NIRB executive director Ryan Barry says it's not unusual for proponents to offer suggestions on process. "Proponents and others will often write in with their advice/suggestions on how they feel an application should be considered in terms of applicable process. The NIRB is open to consider all such suggestions, but of course is in no way bound by them," Barry stated via e-mail. If Baffinland's proposed timeline is followed, with NIRB providing a certificate amendment in September, there would be no idling of operations or workforce reductions. In her letter, Lord-Hoyle says a number of terms and conditions already exist that address the potential effects of ore transportation. Additionally, she notes the company has consulted the Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA), and has a mutual plan which includes community engagement to look at mitigation,

monitoring and potential Inuit benefits due to increased Baffinland operations. "This plan was presented to the Hamlet of Pond Inlet on June 4 for consideration and comment and while the details of this process are still being confirmed, there will be several additional visits to Pond Inlet to engage the community for related yet distinct purposes. The intent is for QIA to hold a series of meetings culminating with QIA outlining their views to the NIRB on July 30," she stated. Plans for new camp Ultimately, Barry explained, Baffinland wishes to construct a new camp at Milne Inlet and add to its fuel capacity there, to go along with an increase in the amount of ore hauled up the tote road and shipped out during the open water season from 4.2 Mt/a to 6 Mt/a. "There's two terms and conditions of their NIRB Project Certificate which limit increasing the ore hauled and shipped to 4.2 MT/a explicitly, so to be allowed to undertake these activities the NIRB would have to formally

update the Project Certificate to change the terms and conditions, which we call a 'reconsideration' under our legislation." Barry further notes this NIRB process is not legislated and is carried out at the board's discretion. "Baffinland’s contention is that they’ve gotten better at hauling ore and need to haul/ship an increased amount to sell more ore and raise capital and avoid layoffs, as they would have no work to do in the winter if they haul all the ore they're allowed to by the fall." NIRB is also considering a Phase 2 proposal from Baffinland. "Which is substantially larger and involves building a railway north from the mine site and increasing the tonnage hauled/shipped to 12Mt/a, so the process for this 6 Mt/a Proposal also has to be considered alongside the process for the larger Phase 2 Proposal," said Barry. However, in her letter, Lord-Hoyle says the two requests should be considered separately. NIRB will provide formal direction on the matter in the coming days, Barry said.


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NEWS Briefs ᐳᕉᔅᑐ ᐸᓪᓗᕐᓗ ᐃᓚᐅᓕᖅᑐᑦ ᖁᑦᑎᖕᓂᖅᐹᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᓯᒪᔪᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ

ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂ ᖁᕕᐊᓲᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᐅᓐᓅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᒪᐃ 5-ᒥ, ᐱᑎ ᐳᕉᔅᑐ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓘᑎ ᐸᓪᓗᖅ ᐃᓚᐅᓕᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᐱᒃᑯᒥᓇᖅᑐᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᓂ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᓯᒪᔪᓂ ᖁᑦᑎᖕᓂᖅᐹᓂ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᔪᓯᕐᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ, ᐊᔪᖏᓐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐱᕚᓪᓕᐅᑕᐅᓯᒪᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ. ᑖᓐᓇ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᐅᑦᑎᐊᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᑐᓵᔨᑐᑭᓕᐅᖅᑎᑦᑎᔨᓗ, ᐱᑎ ᐳᕉᔅᑑᑉ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᒥᓄᑦ ᐊᑯᓂᐊᓗᒃ ᑲᒪᒋᓯᒪᔭᖓ ᐊᒥᓱᓂᒃ ᐅᑭᐅᓂᒃ. 2016-ᒥ, ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᓚᐅᕐᒥᔪᖅ ᑐᓵᔨᐅᖃᑎᒥᓄᑦ ᐃᓅᓯᓕᒫᒥᓂ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᖅᓯᒪᓂᖓᓄᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᒥᒍᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᑕᐃᒎᓯᓕᐅᖅᑎᓂᑦ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᓕᕆᔨᓂᑦ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᔪᑎᑖᖅᖢᓂ, ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᑐᓴᕐᓇᖅᑐᑎᒍᑦ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᓯᒪᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐅᓪᓗᒥ. ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅᑕᐅᖅ ᓄᓇᓯᐊᒥ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᐃᓚᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ 1975-ᒥᑦ 1995-ᒧᑦ ᖁᑦᑎᒃᑐᒥᐅᓄᑦ, ᓘᑎ ᐸᓪᓗᖅ ᑭᒡᒐᖅᑐᖅᑎᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᖁᑦᑎᒃᑐᒥᐅᓂ ᓄᓇᖃᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᐃᓚᐅᖃᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᓄᒃᑎᖅᑕᐅᕙᓪᓕᐊᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᓄᓇᓯᐊᑉ ᒐᕙᒪᖓᓂᑦ ᐱᒋᐊᖅᑎᑕᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍᓗ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ. “ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᔪᓯᐊᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᖓᓂᑦ ᖁᑦᑎᖕᓂᖅᐹᒥᒃ ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᑕᒪᐃᑕ ᐱᓯᑎᐅᔪᑦ.” ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐅᖃᖅᑎ ᐃᒃᓯᕙᐅᑕᓕᖓᓪᓗ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᔪᑎᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᑲᒪᔨᐅᔪᑦ ᐅᖃᐅᔾᔪᐃᔩᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᔫ ᐃᓄᒃ. Please see Brewster, page 14

ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᑦ ᐃᓚᐅᖃᑕᐅᔪᑦ $10-ᒥᓕᐊᓐᑖᓚᓂᒃ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᓂ

ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᑲᑐᔾᔭᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᐅᓚᑕᐅᔪᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᓄᓇᓖᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖓᓐᓄᑦ (NAM)-ᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᕕᖕᒧᑦ ᑎᑭᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᐃᓚᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᓯᔪᑦ Smart Cities Challenge-ᑯᓐᓂ ᐃᓚᐅᔪᓂ, ᑖᓐᓇ ᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᑐᑭᖃᖅᑐᖅ, ᑐᓂᐅᓯᐊᕈᓐᓇᖅᓯᔪᑦ $10-ᒥᓕᐊᓐᑖᓚᓂᒃ. ᒫᓐᓇᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ, ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᖃᑕᐅᓚᕐᒪᑕ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ, ᐱᑕᖅᓯᒪᔪᓂ ᑲᑉᐳᑎᓄᑦ, ᐅᑯᓇᓂ ᖃᕆᑕᐅᔭᑎᒍᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᔭᐅᔪᓂ ᐃᒻᒥᓃᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᑦ ᐱᑕᖃᓗᐊᖁᓇᒋᑦ ᓴᓇᕕᓂ ᑐᓂᐅᓯᐊᓚᖓᔪᑦ $250,000-ᓂᒃ. ᓴᓇᕕᖓᓂ ᑐᒃᓯᕋᐅᑎᓕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒥᔪᑦ ᓄᓇᓖᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖓᓄᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᔭᐅᔪᓂ ᑭᒡᒐᖅᑐᕐᒪᑕ 24-ᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓄᑦ ᐃᓚᐅᕝᕕᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ, ᐱᓇᓱᐊᖃᑎᒋᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖓᑦ, ᐃᕿᒻᒥᔪᑦ ᐃᓅᓯᕐᒥᒃ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᖃᐅᔨᒋᐊᖅᑏᑦ ᐃᓗᐊᖅᓴᐅᑎᓄᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑎᓂ. ᒫᓐᓇ ᑕᐃᒪ ᑐᒃᓯᕋᐅᑎᖓᑕ ᐊᔾᔨᖓᓂ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᔪᑦ ᖃᕆᑕᐅᔭᑎᒍᑦ ᐱᖕᖑᐊᖅ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖓᑕ ᑐᕌᕐᕕᖓᓂ. Please see Nunavut, page 14

ᐋᓯᕙᐅᑉ ᓴᓇᖑᐊᒐᖓ ᑎᒍᓯᔪᖅ $90,000-ᓂᒃ

ᑐᕌᓐᑐᒥ ᐅᓄᓗᐊᖏᒻᒪᑕ ᓴᓇᐅᒐᖅᑕᐅᔪᕕᓃᑦ ᑕᓗᕐᔪᐊᒥᐅᒧᑦ ᓴᓇᐅᒐᖅᑎᒧᑦ ᑲᕉ ᐋᓯᕙᒃᒧᑦ ᒫᓐᓇᒧᑦ ᑎᑭᖢᒍ ᓱᓕ ᐱᒃᑯᒥᒋᔭᐅᓗᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ, ᓇᓗᓇᐃᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ $90,000-ᕌᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓂᐅᕕᖅᑕᐅᔪᖃᑲᐃᓐᓇᕐᒪᑦ ᓴᓇᐅᒐᖓᓂᒃ ᒪᐃ 29-ᒥ ᐊᑭᑦᑐᕋᐅᑎᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ. ᑕᑯᓐᓇᒐᒃᓴᖃᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᐊᑭᑦᑐᕋᐅᑎᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᕗᐊᑎᖕᓇᓐᑯᓐᓂ ᑐᕌᓐᑐᒥ ᐸᐸᑕᐅᔪᔪᖅ ᑖᓐᓇ ᓴᓇᐅᒐᖅ ᓂᐅᕕᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᑲᓇᑕᒥᐅᒧᑦ ᐊᖓᒃᑯᖑᐊᖅ ᐊᔾᔨᒌᖏᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᑮᓇᖃᖑᐊᖅᑐᖅ - ᐅᓂᒃᑲᐅᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᑯᕆᔅᑕ ᐅᐃᒥᑦᒧᑦ, ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᓴᓇᐅᒐᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔨᒋᔭᐅᔪᑦ ᕗᐊᑎᖕᑕᓐᑯᓐᓂ. ᐃᓛᖏᓛᒃ ᑖᓐᓇ ᐊᑭᑦᑐᕋᐅᑎᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐱᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᖁᑦᑎᖕᓂᖅᓴᐅᒐᓗᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ $30,000-$40,000 ᐊᑭᖃᕐᓂᐊᕋᓱᒋᔪᔭᖓᓂᑦ ᕗᐊᑎᖕᑕᓐᑯᓐᓂ ᓂᐅᕕᐊᒃᓴᖑᖅᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ ᖁᑦᑎᖕᓂᖅᐹᖑᖏᑦᑐᖅ ᑖᓱᒪᓴᐃᓐᓇᐅᑉ ᓴᓇᐅᒐᖏᓐᓂᑦ. ᐊᖏᓂᖅᓴᖅ ᓴᓇᖑᐊᒐᖓ, ᑕᐃᒪᐃᑦᑐᓴᐃᓐᓇᑲᓴᒃ, ᐊᑭᖃᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᖕᒪᑦ $130,000-ᓂᒃ ᓂᐅᕕᖅᑕᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᑭᑦᑐᕋᐅᑎᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐅᑭᐊᒃᓵᖓᓂ 2016. Please see Ashevak, page 14

photo courtesy of Sharon Hanna-Kappianaq

Artist Bart Hanna had shaped his Sedna carving over two years, putting incredible detail into its features, particularly the hair, only to find his prized artwork shattered on the floor of his Iglulik workshop last month. He suspects young vandals are responsible for the extensive damage, leaving the carving in "many, many pieces."

'They demolished my masterpiece' Iglulik artist puts fragments back together after vandals damage Sedna carving youths fleeing the area but no identities were ascertained, so Hanna hasn't reported the Iglulik vandalism to police. It's not the first time Over a two-year period, Bart Hanna spent youth have done damage to his property. many days creating and refining the details "They know they shouldn't do that but of his Sedna carving in his Iglulik workshop, when you see them, they run away," he said. only to find his artwork shattered on the floor "They're only kids. You can't charge them. one day in May. You can't do too much with kids." "They demolished my masterpiece," said a Hanna said he had a prospective buyer disconsolate Hanna. "I'm trying to put it back, lined up for the carving. find the pieces and put it back Hanna imports his stone together." from Arctic Bay. It's similar to He was out with the Rangers limestone, which is better suitfor much of the day on May 9. ed for fine detail, like Sedna's Upon his return, he noticed the flowing locks, he explained. window of his workshop was "One of my favourite pieces open. Inside, the heavy stone to carve is Sedna," he said. carving depicting the mythical He was only a few months Inuit sea goddess – standing from competing the artwork Bart Hanna almost a metre tall by twowhen the damage was done. thirds of a metre wide – was He's now in the painstaklying on the floor with some of ing process of reassembling the Hanna's carving tools. carving using glue and pieces "It was shocking and I didn't know what of muskox horn. He's guided by some pictures to do – cry or laugh. It was very hard," Hanna that he's grateful his daughter took. After recalled, noting that the carving had been additional months of work ahead, he's fairly resting on a wooden pallet. "It's going to be a confident he can return Sedna to her original lot of work to put it back... my family cried. form and keep the signs of damage to a minThey were so hurt. It was very rude." imum. The buyer may still accept the carving, He said he knows a person who saw some although at a discounted price, he said. by Derek Neary

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ᐹᑦ ᕼᐊᓇ: ᐃᒡᓗᓕᖕᒥᐅᖅ ᓴᓇᖑᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᖃᓪᓗᐱᓪᓗᖑᐊᒥᒃ ᓯᑦᓇᖑᐊᖅ ᓱᕋᒃᑎᖅᑕᐅᓐᓂᕐᒪᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖓᓂ ᐃᓵᑲᑕᒃᑐᓄᑦ

"My family cried. They were so hurt."

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BART HANNA: Iglulik artist's Sedna carving was badly damaged by vandals Artwork is Hanna's primary source of income. "That's what I do to make a living, doing carvings and things like that, and hunting," he said.


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A goose flying over Cambridge Bay June 5.

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A frequently-used ice road that goes to West Arm from Cambridge Bay. Yes we still have ice thick enough to travel on for fishers and hunters. A nice smooth ride.

Birds wait for spring thaw CAMBRIDGE BAY Tea Talk with Navalik Tologanak email: helent@qiniq.com

OOLOO! OOLOO! INUIN NAMAINNAKTUT IKALUKTUTIAMI. TINGMIAN TIKINMIYUT. KIHIMI ANURAINNAKTUK NUNAKPUT. APUINNAKLU. MAHAKNIAKKUK KILAMINNUAK. INUIN SIKIITUUKTUT HULI TINGMIAKHIUKTUT. IKALUKTUTIAMI APKUTIT IMMANGNIALIKMIYUT. OOLOO! OOLOO! Big hello from the island of smiling wind-tanned faces of Cambridge Bay. It is springtime here on the island, but we still have lots of ice and snow, more snow than other winter seasons. The heavy equipment operators in town have been very very busy plowing all that snow, clearing roads all over town and also been busy plowing a roadway out at Gravel Pit so owners/campers can get road access to their spring/summer cabins/ camps. With plenty of snow, the geese and other birds have made it up here on island and are waiting for the snow to thaw so that they can feed off the land/tundra. It seems that the tons of snow and the longer wait for the ice/ocean/ lakes/rivers to thaw makes it difficult for the migration of geese and other fowl to feed off the land. With much more wind, the geese are flying higher and in the winds, looking for open tundra to feed off the land. So the geese

are living off their fat that they built up all winter from down south. Have a great spring everyone. Be careful and be safe when out on the ice and land while hunting and using guns. I miss my son this time of year when he would love to be going out on the land with his friends and relatives out on the land. It is almost end of another school year for our beautiful school children. This year the last day of school for Kullik Ilihakvik and Kiilinik High School is Tuesday, June 19 at 12 noon. Spring is here so all the puddles and snow melting makes it very muddy in some areas in town, please be careful. Our children love biking this time of year – talk with them about safety. Help your elders and neighbours with shovelling snow for each other. Do not go on the ice as it is now starting to melt quickly. Be careful, enjoy spring and see you out there. Many residents are out ice fishing up at Grenier Lake, mainly lake trout. Enjoy the ice fishing season, soon everyone will be out at Gravel Pit ice hopping for char. A few campers are already at their spring/summer camps now. I hear Mary Avalak is out there, Jorgen and Eva Komak. Once school is done you will see many more cabin owners at their camps enjoying this lovely weather. Yes we live in the Arctic on Victoria Island where it is usually cooler than other places in Nunavut and Canada. Take care and be safe and careful when travelling out on the land. God be with you son, you will always be remembered and loved by us. Felix is really brown from camping and fishing. He loves it out there like you did Julian.


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'Jeremy was always there for me' Kugluktuk residents recall Jeremy Tremblay: father, provider and compassionate community member met Tremblay in 1999 when she befriended Jeremy's mother, Naomi, a teacher. Kugluktuk Derrick Power, Tremblay's boss at the Planning for a beluga and seal hunt using Kugluktuk Co-op, also knew that about him. only harpoons and spears and catching ducks "He was a loving father," said Power. "His with nets, Don Ayalik was ready to teach his children came before anything." protege and close friend Jeremy Tremblay more At the store, Tremblay's co-workers and traditional skills. customers became comfortably familiar with They had ventured out on the land and his unassuming and friendly demeanour over water many times together as Ayalik shared several years. Inuit harvesting practices and principles. Power described him as a "jack of all But there won't be another trades" who could maintain the occasion. office, work with groceries, drive Tremblay died suddenly on the truck, do deliveries and more. April 25 at age 37. "(He) never complained. He Ayalik's hunting partner was did what he was asked, no probalways eager to learn traditional lems," Power said. "He was a skills, and he was happy to share very pleasant individual, very his game with members of the soft-spoken and very easy to get community, Ayalik recalled. along with. He was a very nice, "He was very compassioneasy-going person... We all miss Don Ayalik ate about other people and very him every day." thoughtful of the things they Rudyk concurred. needed and what they wanted," "He presented sort of as a very Ayalik said of Tremblay. "A lot of elders are quiet guy but once you get to know him, you'd going to miss him." soon see he was very intelligent, had a great Ayalik knows the depth of Tremblay's kind- sense of humour, and also very kind, patient, ness. When Ayalik encountered hard times and generous with his time," she said. "He was was living in a tent for over two years, even at always willing to help. He helped me many -40C, Tremblay often checked on him. times, taking care of my son, my cat and my "He'd come see me and ask me if I needed house when I was away. He was just willing anything," he recalled. "Jeremy was always to help for the sake of being a friend... I don't there for me. He helped me through every- think he had any idea how he touched people thing." just by his patience, kindness and helpfulness." Jeremy's two children were his greatest Tremblay was also keenly interested in love, according to those who were close to him. bikes, travelling, photography and guns. "To see him with his kids, it was very Ayalik recalled the two of them practising touching. He really lit up when he was talking their marksmanship many times. The pair met about them or showing pictures of them. It was when Tremblay was 14, shortly after Tremblay really his pride and joy," said Lori Rudyk, who moved to Kugluktuk. Ayalik was about 17 by Derek Neary

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ᔨᐅᕆᒥ ᑐᕌᒻᐱᓖ ᐊᖑᓇᓱᒋᐊᒃᓴᖅ ᖁᕕᐊᒋᖕᒪᒍ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᓕᓴᕆᐊᒃᓴᖅ ᐱᖅᑯᓯᑐᖃᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᖁᕐᓗᖅᑐᒥ ᑖᓐ ᐊᔭᓕᒃᒥᑦ, ᐃᓕᓴᖅᓯᒪᖕᒪᒍ ᑕᐃᒪᖓᓂᑦ ᑎᒍᐊᕆᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂᐅᒃ ᐃᓚᓐᓈᕆᓕᕐᒪᒍ.

" A lot of elders are going to miss him."

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Jeremy Tremblay loved to go hunting and he learned traditional Inuit skills from Kugluktuk's Don Ayalik, who thought of him as an adopted son and close friend. years older. Over the years, their time together would sometimes veer into philosophical and spiritual conversations. "I'm glad for good memories," Ayalik said.

"He was like my adopted son, my brother and my best friend all put into one... I realized some people are born brothers but some brotherhoods are earned."

Power corp. rejects territory-wide rate by Michele LeTourneau Northern News Services

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Qulliq Energy Corp. has rejected a proposed territory-wide power rate, and prices will go up for all customers, said the Minister responsible for the Qulliq Energy Corp. (QEC) Jeannie Ehaloak, announcing June 1 an increase of 6.6 per cent over two years. Rate hikes of 3.3 per cent are in effect retroactively as of May 1, and will rise again by that same amount April 1, 2019. "In light of the decision to keep the current rate structure, where electricity rates vary from community to community, cabinet came to a consensus that an assessment of the existing Nunavut Electricity Subsidy Program through the Department of Finance is required," said Ehaloak. "Once the assessment is completed, the Government of Nunavut will update members on the findings." The following week, Netsilik MLA Emiliano Qirngnuq and Aivilik MLA Patterk Netser had some hard questions. Qirngnuq, saying Kugaaruk has the highest power rate for domestic non-government customers in the territory, asked Ehaloak why the government rejected QEC's proposed territory-wide rate-structure change. "It would have meant that the communities like Iqaluit that pay a lower rate than a community that pays a higher rate, their power rates would have increased rather than

level. We didn’t think that this would be fair for the larger communities," answered Ehaloak. "Under her fair deal, Coral Harbour, my community, the rates are going to increase by $2.95 per hour and Naujaat increase will be $2.63 per hour. Iqaluit rate is going up $1.81 per kilowatt-hour. Is that fair?" asked Netser. Calling it unfortunate, Ehaloak said the government has instructed QEC and the Department of Finance to come up with a different subsidy program, "so that communities like those small communities can receive, hopefully within the next two years, a subsidy that will help them with those increased rates."

Fairfax Financial Holdings. "There's an agreement in principle to buy the assets in terms of the rail line and the port at Churchill from OmniTRAX," he said. "It's notable that the announcement made Wednesday afternoon came from the federal government. As a Kivallirmiut, who sit north of this area of the country, I’m encouraged to hear that the federal government is indeed interested in investing in the North … I can only assume that when the (federal) minister Jim Carr refers to the North, it includes Nunavut." Main said he's looking forward to similar investments in the Kivalliq. He also noted the Government of Nunavut has been quiet about its position related to the Kivalliq winter road or the potential of a hydro line and fibre line. "That confuses me," he said.

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Main celebrates northern Manitoba rail announcement

Arviat North-Whale Cove MLA John Main celebrated the federal funding announcement for the Churchill Railway and Port. "Yes, I am thrilled to rise today, as news stories announced that the facility in Churchill, Manitoba, which is currently part of their work, which is the Hudson Bay rail line, resulted in an agreement-in-principle to work on the rail line," said Main. The partners are First Nations of northern Manitoba and

Midwifery needed in communities

Traditional midwifery needs to be a priority, said Amittuq MLA Joelie Kaernerk. "Primarily for the reason that when couples travel down for birthing their babies, it results in the boarding home becoming full with no space," Kaernerk said, adding it's "difficult for pregnant mothers to

leave their homes and families, often leaving their other children behind, to travel to a regional centre in order to give birth." He said midwifery could create jobs in smaller communities. Noting Health Minister Pat Angnakak has previously mentioned midwifery in the context of incorporating Inuit culture and lifestyle in the delivery of health care in the territory, Kaernerk asked her to elaborate. Angnakak said midwifery services are already a reality in Rankin Inlet. "We're looking at the bigger communities to introduce midwifery. My officials and I have started talks on this to see how we can plan for it and to see how it can run in the communities," she said.

Sexual abuse rates need to be addressed

Arviat North-Whale Cove MLA John Main wanted to know what the government would be doing this year and next to address sexual abuse. "We were informed that within Nunavut, sexual abuse is 155 percent higher than the national average. We need to tackle this issue as a government," said Main. Ehaloak said her department, with a program called Victim Care funded by the federal government, would continue to advance victim

services in the territory. "The Department of Justice is currently working on trying to find housing for victims to house them while evidence is being gathered," she said. "The Department of Justice, under the RCMP, also does school visits to educate students on various initiatives, which also includes sexual abuse." But Main wondered what's being done to raise awareness, specifically about sexual abuse against children. Ehaloak said funding is available for people and organizations who want to provide services or educate. Main pressed further, wanting information about the relationship between the offender and the community. "One of the objectives under the Community Justice Division of the Department of Justice is 'To help create a positive healthy relationship between the offender and the community.' Can the minister explain to me what that looks like when it comes to a convicted sexual offender who is returning to a small community where they may be in very close contact or may see the victims or the people that have been negatively affected by their crime," asked Main. "What does creating a positive, healthy relationship between the offender and the community look like in terms of sexual abusers?" Ehaloak said she did not have that information, but would share it at a later date.


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A happier life through education Mature environmental tech graduate leaps from limited and unfulfilled to an influencer who loves his job

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Steven Lonsdale had a plan – graduate high school at age 17, attend Nunavut Sivuniksavut for a year, and jump over to Nunavut Arctic College's Environmental Technology Program (ETP). Then life happened, and it wasn't until he turned 36 that, as a mature student, he entered the program he always believed would lead to a job he'd love. "I was just really unfulfilled in my job, any job, really that I had over the last number of years. I would look at job ads and I would look at these things … Well, this eliminates me, this qualification eliminates me, this bit of experience eliminates me. I was very limited in my options," said Lonsdale. "I wanted to be able to do something that I love, something I'm drawn towards." He's always been drawn to wildlife and environment. "Even on my own as my interest. I would always look into things like nature documentaries. I would read up on environmental studies. I knew the Environmental Technology program has all those aspects to it," he said. When Lonsdale brought up the idea of going back to school, his wife Sonja Lonsdale was fully supportive. "She just wanted me to be happy. When I brought up the worry of money, she said, 'We'll get through it. It's two years of your life. We'll just tighten the purse strings,'" he said,

adding he still parented and paid some bills. "I went from a well-paying government job to $1100 to $1200 a month. No more Amazon shopping." Financially, the experience meshed with one of his courses, environmental studies. Lonsdale found he became more aware of the consumerist habit. "We spoke of some of the biggest environmental issues that are directly related to this want, want, want attitude, which drives the economy. Our biggest contributor to climate change is industry, factories, oil refineries. We separate ourselves from it, but we feed into industry. We buy the products. So it's this circular motion," he said. "When I finished school, I was more cognizant of that, and it made me not want to buy as much." And now Lonsdale is doing what he loves. The Qikiqtani Inuit Association hired him right out of school. "I had to leave my class to go to a job interview. I was very grateful they actually did hire me. It was the first week of June I started at QIA four years ago," said Lonsdale, who is an environmental and regulatory affairs advisor. He has a few different files on the go. The most exciting one for Lonsdale is the pilot community-based wildlife monitoring program in Pond Inlet which recently wrapped up. "This came about a few years ago with community concerns over the possibility of seismic testing, concerns over increased shipping, with climate change and having less

ᐊᕙᑎᓕᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᓴᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ 2014-ᒥ ᓯᑏᕝ ᓚᖕᓯᑎᐊᓪ, ᑕᓕᖅᐱᐊᓂ, ᒫᓐᓇ ᐊᕙᑎᓕᕆᔨᒋᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᐊᑐᐊᒐᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔨᒋᔭᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓂ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖓᓐᓂ, ᐅᕙᓂ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᔪᖅ ᓄᓇᒦᖃᑕᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐱᖃᑎᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᕌᔅ ᐃᐊᓪᒋᓐᒥᒃ, ᓴᐅᒥᐊᓂ, ᐳᕋᐃᔭᓐ ᖃᓴᕐᓇᒃᒥᒃᓗ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑖᓐ ᐃᓄᐊᓗᒃᒥᒃ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᐆᒪᔪᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᒃᑯᓐᓂᒥᐅᓂᒃ ᐅᔾᔨᖅᓱᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐆᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᒥᑦᑎᒪᑕᓕᖕᒥ.

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Environmental Technology Program Class of 2014 graduate Steven Lonsdale, right, now an environmental and regulatory affairs advisor with the Qikiqtani Inuit Association, is out on the land with Ross Elgin, left, Brian Kasarnak and Don Innualuk as part of a pilot community-based wildlife monitoring program in Pond Inlet. ice there, just more ship traffic, also even just concerns over invasive species due to climate change. All this, of course, leading to affecting people's ability to feed themselves," he said. Lonsdale is also working with the Nunavut Impact Review Board's strategic environmental assessment (SEA) in Baffin Bay and Davis

Strait, which is examining the risks and benefits of the full life-cycle of oil and gas activities, as well as the draft Nunavut-wide land-use plan. All these projects amount to Inuit making their own decisions in relation to conservation and development. "So long as Inuit are at the table deciding, that's a good step forward,"

he said. About his new career, he says he no longer feels like an observer. "It seemed like in my previous jobs I was always watching, listening and just doing what I was told to do. Now I'm in a position of influence, where people listen when I speak. I'm an active planner. I'm a decisionmaker," he said.

ᖁᕕᐊᓇᕐᓂᖅᓴᒥᒃ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᒐᖃᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᓇᑯᕐᒦᒃ ᐊᕙᑎᓕᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᓴᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂ ᐊᔪᕈᓐᓃᖅᑐᑦ ᐃᓕᓵᓂᒃᓯᒪᓕᖅᖢᑎᑦ ᒥᓯᒃᑐᖅ ᐃᐱᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᓗᐊᖅᑐᓂᑦ ᖁᕕᐊᓇᖏᑦᑐᓂᓪᓗ ᒫᓐᓇ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᑎᔨᐅᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᑦ ᖁᕕᐊᓇᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᓴᓇᐅᒐᖃᓕᕋᒥ ᓯᑏᕝ ᓛᖕᓯᑎᐊᓪ ᓯᕗᓂᒃᓴᒥᓄᑦ ᐸᕐᓇᐃᓯᒪᓐᓂᕐᒪᑦ - ᐃᓕᓵᓂᒃᑯᓂ ᑐᖓᓕᖓᓂ ᐃᓕᓴᕐᕕᖕᒥᑦ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᖃᓕᖅᖢᓂ 17-ᓂᒃ, ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᓯᕗᓂᒃᓴᕗᒃᑯᓐᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᓕᒫᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᓵᓪᓚᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂ, ᓄᒃᑎᕐᓂᕐᒪᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᓯᓚᑦᑐᒃᓴᕐᕕᒃᔪᐊᖓᓂ ᐊᕙᑎᓕᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᓴᕐᕕᐊᓄᑦ. ᐊᓱᐃᓛᒃ ᐃᓅᓯᖃᓕᖅᑐᕕᓂᖅ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᖃᓕᖅᖢᓂ 36-ᓂᒃ ᓇᓂᓯᔪᕕᓂᖅ ᐃᓕᓴᕈᒪᔭᒥᓂᒃ ᐃᓕᓴᕆᐊᓕᖅᑐᕕᓂᖅ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓪᓗᓂ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᒐᒥᒃ ᖁᕕᐊᓇᕐᓂᖅᓴᒥᒃ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖅᑖᕈᓐᓇᕐᓂᕐᒥᓂᒃ. “ᐃᓛᖏᓛᒃ ᐃᓅᓯᕋ ᐃᓄᖅᓴᓗᐊᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᕐᕕᓐᓂ, ᓇᒥᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᕐᕕᓂ, ᐊᒥᓱᓂᒃ ᐅᑭᐅᓂᒃ ᐆᒃᑐᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᒐᓗᐊᖅᖢᖓ. ᕿᓂᒃᑲᓐᓂᖃᖅᑕᔪᒐᒪ ᐱᒃᑯᒥᒋᓂᖅᓴᓐᓂᒃ ᐅᖃᓕᒫᒐᓂ ᕿᒥᕈᕙᒃᖢᖓ ᖃᓄᐃᑦᑑᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ … ᐊᓱᐃᓛᒃ, ᓇᓂᓯᒍᓐᓇᖏᒧᑦ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒃᐸᔪᖏᑦᑐᖓ, ᐊᔪᖏᓐᓂᐅᒋᐊᓖᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᕐᕕᓂ ᐱᒃᑯᒥᓇᖏᓱᑎᒃ, ᖃᐅᔨᒪᒋᐊᓕᒃᑲ ᐃᓄᖅᓴᓗᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ. ᐱᕝᕕᑭᒃᓴᓗᐊᓚᐅᕋᒪ ᑕᐃᓱᒪᓂ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᓂᒃ,” ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕆᓪᓗᓂ ᓛᖕᓯᑎᐊᓪ. “ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖃᕈᒪᔪᒐᒪ ᖁᕕᐊᒋᔭᓐᓂᒃ ᓴᓇᖃᑦᑕᕐᓗᖓ, ᐅᐸᒍᒪᔭᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᕆᐊᖅᐸᒃᓗᖓ ᐱᔪᒪᓚᐅᕋᒪ.” ᑕᐃᒪᖓᓂᓂᑦ ᐱᒃᑯᒥᒍᓱᐃᓐᓇᐅᔭᕐᒪᑦ ᐆᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᓂᕐᔪᑎᓂᒃᓗ ᓄᓇᒥ ᐊᕙᑎᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃᓗ. “ᐅᕙᖓᑐᐊᖑᔮᖅᑐᖅ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᓂᖓ ᐱᒃᑯᒥᒍᓱᓚᐅᕋᒪ. ᕿᒥᕈᖃᑦᑕᖅᐸᔪᔪᖓ ᑕᕐᕆᔭᐅᑎᑎᒍᑦ ᐆᒪᔪᖑᐊᖃᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓂᒃ. ᐅᖃᓕᒫᖅᐸᒃᖢᖓᓗ ᐊᕙᑎᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖅᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ. ᐊᕙᑎᓕᕆᔨᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᓴᐅᑎᓂᒃ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᓂᖓ ᐱᑕᖃᕐᓂᖓᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓕᖅᖢᒍ ᐱᒃᑯᒥᒋᓕᓚᐅᖅᑕᕋ,” ᐅᖃᕆᓪᓗᓂ. ᑕᐃᒪᓕ ᓛᓐᔅᑎᐊᓪ ᐃᓱᒪᓕᖅᑐᕕᓂᖅ ᐃᓕᓴᕐᕕᖕᒧᑦ ᐅᑎᒃᑲᓐᓂᕈᒪᖃᐃ, ᐊᐃᑉᐸᖓ ᓴᓐᔭ ᓛᖕᓯᑎᐊᓪ ᑕᐃᒪᖓᓂᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᓴᐃᓐᓇᔪᔪᖅ. “ᑕᐃᒪᖓᓂᑦ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᖁᐃᓐᓇᐅᔭᖅᐸᔪᖕᒫᖓ. ᐅᖃᐅᑎᒐᒃᑯ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᑭᒃᓴᓗᐊᓕᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᒍᑦ, ᑭᐅᓚᐅᕐᒫᖓ, “ᖃᓄᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᐃᓄᓯᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕐᓇᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐊᓂᒍᐃᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᒍᑦ. ᐊᑐᓗᐊᖏᓐᓂᖅᓴᐅᓗᑕ ᐃᓅᔪᓐᓇᕐᒥᔪᒍᑦ,” ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕆᓪᓗᓂ, ᐃᓚᓪᓗᓂᐅᒃ

ᕿᑐᖓᖃᐅᓕᕋᓗᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᑭᓕᒃᓴᖃᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃᓗ ᐊᓱᐃᓛᒃ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᓕᖅᑐᕕᓃᖅ. “ᐊᓱᐃᓛᒃ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᑦᑎᐊᕙᒐ ᕿᒪᒃᖢᒍ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᒃᑯᓐᓂ ᐊᑭᓕᖅᓱᖅᑕᐅᓪᓗᖓ $1100-ᒥᑦ $1200-ᒧᑦ ᑕᖅᑭᑕᒫᑦ. ᑎᑭᓴᐃᑲᑕᐃᓐᓇᕈᓐᓇᐃᓪᓕᓚᐅᖅᑐᒍᑦ ᐋᒪᓵᓐᑯᑎᒍᑦ.” ᑮᓇᐅᔭᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ, ᐅᔾᔨᖅᓱᑦᑎᐊᕐᓂᖅᓴᐅᓕᓚᐅᖅᑐᖓ ᐃᓕᑉᐹᓪᓕᕈᑎᒋᓪᓗᒍ ᐃᓕᓴᕈᑎᓐᓂᒃ, ᐊᕙᑎᓕᕆᔨᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐊᓯᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᐅᔾᔨᖅᓱᑦᑎᐊᕐᓂᖅᓴᐅᓐᓇᕐᒪᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᖓᓂᑦ ᓂᐅᕖᓐᓇᐅᔭᕋᑦᑕ ᑭᓱᓕᒫᓂᒃ ᐱᓗᐊᕆᐊᖃᖏᑕᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ. “ᐅᓂᒃᑲᐅᓯᖃᑦᐸᒃᖢᑕ ᐃᓕᓴᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᐊᕙᑎᓕᕆᔪᑎᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᕐᓂᖃᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐃᓱᒫᓗᒋᔭᐅᔪᓂᒃᓗ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᓂᖓ ᐱᒃᑯᒥᒋᔭᓐᓂᒃ, ᐱᐅᒋᔭᓐᓂᒃᓗ, ᖃᓄᕐᓗ ᐃᓱᒪᒋᐊᖃᕐᓂᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᓯᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᕙᑎᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᓇᐅᒃᑯᓪᓗ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓄᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᑕᐅᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ. ᓄᓇᒧᑦ ᐊᒃᑐᐊᓂᖃᕐᓂᖅᐹᖅ ᓯᓚᐅᑉ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓂᖓᓄᑦ ᓴᓇᔩᑦ, ᐱᖁᑎᓕᐅᕐᕖᑦ, ᐅᕐᓱᐊᓗᓕᐅᕐᕖᑦ. ᐅᕙᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᐃᓚᐅᓇᓱᐊᕕᒋᖏᒃᑲᓗᐊᖅᖢᒋᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᖓᓂᑦ ᐃᓚᐅᕕᒋᒐᑦᑎᒍ ᓴᓇᔩᑦ. ᓂᐅᕕᖃᑦᑕᖅᖢᑕ ᓴᓇᔭᖏᓐᓂᒃ. ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᑲᐃᕙᓪᓚᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᑐᖃᑦᑕᖅᑕᕗᑦ,” ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕆᓪᓗᓂ. “ᐊᓱᐃᓛᒃ ᐃᓕᓵᓂᒃᓯᒪᓕᖅᖢᖓ, ᑕᒪᒃᑯᓂᖓ ᐅᔾᔨᖅᓱᕐᓂᖅᓴᐅᓕᓚᐅᖅᑐᖓ, ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᓂᐅᕕᕋᓱᐊᓗᐊᖏᓐᓂᖅᓴᐅᓕᓚᐅᖅᑐᖓ.” ᒫᓐᓇᓕ ᓛᖕᓯᑎᐊᓪ ᑲᒪᔨᐅᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᐱᒃᑯᒥᒋᔭᒥᓂᒃ. ᕿᑭᖅᑕᓂ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒋᖓᓐᓂ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑖᓚᐅᕋᒥ ᐃᓕᓴᕐᕕᖕᒥᑦ ᐱᐊᓂᓕᖅᖢᓂ. “ᐃᓕᓴᕐᕕᓐᓂᑦ ᐊᓂᓚᐅᖅᑐᖓ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᒃᓴᓐᓄᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕆᐊᖅᑐᖅᖢᖓ. ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᓚᐅᖅᑐᖓ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖅᑖᖅᑎᑕᐅᒐᒪ. ᐊᐅᔭᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᔫᓐ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐊᓂᒃ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ ᐱᒋᐊᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖓ QIA-ᑯᓐᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᖑᓚᐅᖅᑐᓂ ᓯᑕᒪᓂ,” ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕆᓪᓗᓂ ᓛᖕᓯᑎᐊᓪ, ᐊᕙᑎᓕᕆᔨ ᒪᓕᒐᓂᒃᓗ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔨᐅᔪᖅ. ᒫᓐᓇ ᐊᔾᔨᒋᖏᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᒐᓂᒃ ᑲᒪᔨᐅᔪᖅ. ᐱᒃᑯᒥᒋᓂᖅᐹᕆᔭᖓ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ-ᑐᓐᖓᕕᖃᖅᑐᖅ ᐆᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᐅᔾᔨᖅᓱᖅᑎᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᒥᑦᑎᒪᑕᓕᖕᒥ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᔭᒥᓂᒃ ᐱᐊᓂᕋᑖᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ.

“ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᒐᖅ ᓄᐃᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐅᑭᐅᖑᓚᐅᖅᑐᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᐅᕐᓱᐊᓗᖕᓂᐊᖅᑏᑦ ᐃᓱᒫᓗᒋᔭᐅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐃᑭᕐᒥ ᖄᖅᑎᑦᑎᑲᑕᒃᖢᑎᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ, ᐃᓱᒫᓗᒋᔭᐅᖕᒥᖕᒪᑕ ᐅᒥᐊᕐᔪᐊᑦ ᐃᑭᕐᒥ, ᓯᓚᓗ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓂᖓᓄᑦ ᑕᒫᓂ ᓯᑯᑭᓐᓂᖅᓴᐅᓕᕐᒪᑦ, ᐅᓄᕐᓂᖅᓴᐃᑦ ᐅᒥᐊᕐᔪᐊᑦ ᑕᒪᐅᓈᖃᑦᑕᓕᕐᒪᑕ, ᐊᒥᓱᓂᒃ ᐃᓱᒫᓗᒋᔭᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᓄᐃᑦᑎᔪᑕᐅᖕᒪᑕ ᑕᒪᐅᖓ ᑎᑭᖃᑦᑕᓕᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᔾᔨᒋᖏᑦᑐᑦ ᐆᒪᔪᐃᑦ ᓯᓚ ᐅᖅᑰᓯᕙᓪᓕᐊᓕᕐᓂᖓᓂᒃ ᒪᓕᒃᑐᑦ. ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊᓕᒫᑦ, ᐊᓯᖏᓪᓗ ᐃᒃᐱᖕᓇᕐᓂᖃᕐᒪᑕ ᑕᒫᓂ ᓄᓇᖃᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᐃᓄᖕᓄ ᐃᓅᔪᑎᒋᔭᐅᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᑕᒫᓂᕐᒥᐅᓄᑦ,” ᐅᖃᕆᓪᓗᓂ. ᓚᖕᓯᑎᐊᓪ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᖃᑎᖃᕐᒥᔪᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᐃᒃᐱᖕᓇᕐᓂᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑎᖏᑕ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᓯᕗᓂᕆᓂᐊᖅᑕᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᐊᕙᑎᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᒃᐱᖕᓇᓂᖃᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐅᔾᔨᖅᓱᖅᑎᓂ (SEA)-ᑯᓐᓂ ᐹᕕᓐ ᑏᕕᔅᓗ ᐃᑭᐊᓗᐊᓂᒃ ᐊᑯᑭᑦᑐᒥᐅᑦ ᑕᕆᐅᖓᓂ, ᕿᒥᕈᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᑦᑕᕐᓇᕐᓂᖃᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᕐᓂᖃᕈᑕᐅᔪᓂᒃᓗ ᑕᐃᒪᖓᓂ ᑕᒫᓂ ᐃᑭᐊᓗᖕᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᐅᕐᓱᐊᓗᖕᓂᐊᕈᒪᔪᑦ ᐃᓅᔪᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᕐᒥᖕᒪᑕ ᑕᒫᓂᕐᒥᐅᓄᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓕᐅᖅᑐᓂ ᐊᕙᑎᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᓄᓇᐃᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᔪᓯᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐸᕐᓇᐃᔪᓂ ᐃᓚᐅᖃᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ. ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᑕᒪᐃᑕᓕᒫᖅ ᐃᓚᐅᕝᕕᒋᔭᒃᑲ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᐃᓱᒪᖅᓲᑎᖏᑦ ᑐᑭᑖᕈᑎᒋᔪᓐᓇᖅᖢᓂᒋᑦ ᓄᓇᒥᓂ ᐊᕙᑎᓕᕆᔪᑏᑦ ᐱᐅᖅᓱᐊᖃᕈᑏᓪᓗ ᐊᕙᑎᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᑕᐅᔪᒪᔪᓂᓗ ᐅᔾᔨᖅᓱᕈᑏᑦ. “ᑕᐃᒪᖓᓂᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᕕᓂ ᐃᓚᐅᑎᑕᐅᑐᐊᖅᐸᑕ ᑐᑭᑖᕈᑕᐅᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᓂ ᐊᕙᑎᓕᕆᔨᓂ, ᐱᐅᓂᖅᓴᐅᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑦ ᓯᕗᓂᕆᓂᐊᖅᑕᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ,” ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕆᓪᓗᓂ. ᓄᑖᒥ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑖᖅᑲᐅᒥᓂ, ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕆᓪᓗᓂ ᑕᐅᑐᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅᑑᔮᕈᓐᓃᖅᐳᖓ. “ᑕᐃᓱᒪᓂ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᕆᕙᔪᔭᓐᓂ ᑕᐅᑐᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅᐸᔪᒐᒪ ᐃᓚᐅᓪᓚᑦᑖᖏᖢᖓ, ᓈᓚᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅᐸᒃᖢᖓ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᒪᓕᑐᐃᓐᓇᖃᑦᑕᖅᖢᖓ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᖁᔭᐅᔪᓂᒃ. ᒫᓐᓇᓕ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖃᕋᒪ ᐃᓱᒪᓕᐅᖅᑎᐅᓪᓗᖓ ᐊᓯᓐᓄᑦ, ᓇᓚᒃᑕᐅᕙᒃᖢᖓ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕋ ᒪᓕᒃᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ. ᓱᓕᔪᒥᒃ ᐸᕐᓇᐃᔨᐅᒐᒪ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᔭᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᓂᒃ. ᑐᑭᑖᕈᑎᒋᖃᑦᑕᕋᒃᑭᑦ-ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ,” ᐅᖃᕆᓪᓗᓂ.


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Students sing guardianship of the sea Nanook School helps spread the word about the marine food chain by Michele LeTourneau Northern News Services

Apex

A collaboration between the fishing industry, Inuit organizations, and conservationists to protect key areas of the Arctic marine ecosystem has led to a special creative endeavour with Nanook School students in Apex. "Going back to how it started … last year, the federal government had made the commitment to go to five per cent marine protected areas, to reach five per cent by 2017, and 10 per cent by 2020," said Nunavut Fisheries Association executive director Brian Burke. "That really put a lot of pressure on industry, government, the NGOs (non-governmental organizations) and the environmental groups, and really everybody, to look at what could be done." Ancient deep-sea corals and high concentrations of fragile sponges and sea pens, which can grow up to two meters tall, populate Baffin Bay and Davis Strait and provide vital habitat for fish and marine mammals. Ultimately, fishing closures were necessary to protect sensitive areas, but so was ensuring the fishing industry was not compromised. The collaborative work was successful, despite the fact that it wasn't easy to come to agreement, said Burke. Three areas were chosen, meeting the federal government's requirements. Then, to spread the word about the food chain, the collaborators turned to the children of Nunavut, who would benefit from sustainability as the next generation, but who are also, now and in the future, the guardians of the sea. The result is a bopping song and music video written and recorded by Joshua Qaumariaq of The Trade-Offs and Vinnie Karetak of Qanukiaq Studios, with input from Breanne Card's class of Grade 3, 4 and 5 students at Nanook School in Apex. Atiigo Media was hired to oversee the creative project, called the Guardians of Tariuq, and approached the school. Card specializes in outdoor education. "The students are very comfortable being

ᔪᐃᔭ ᒫᑎᓐ, ᓴᐅᒥᐊᓂ, ᐃᒪᕐᒥᐅᑕᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᓐᓂᒃ ᐱᖃᑎᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᓇᓄᒃ ᐃᓕᓴᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᐃᓕᓴᐃᔨᒥᒃ ᐳᕆᐋᓐ ᑳᑦᒥᒃ ᓱᓕᔪᒥᒃ ᑕᑯᑎᑦᑎᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐃᒪᕐᒥᐅᑕᐃᑦ ᓂᕿᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐃᓚᐅᑎᑦᑎᓪᓗᓂ ᐊᐅᓚᔪᓕᐅᖅᑐᓂ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᕆᔪᓂ ᔮᓱᐊ ᖃᐅᒻᒪᕆᐊᖅ The Trade-Offs-ᑯᓐᓂᒥᐅᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᕕᓂ ᖃᕆᑕᖅ ᖃᓄᑭᐊᒃᑯᑦ ᑕᑯᓐᓇᒐᒃᓴᓕᐅᖅᑎᖏᓐᓂᑦ ᔮᓐᓄᐊᕆᒥ.

photo courtesy of Atiigo Media

Zoya Martin, centre left, with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, and Nanook School teacher Breanne Card make the marine food chain real in the classroom as they participate in a music video with Joshua Qaumariaq of The Trade-Offs and Vinnie Karetak of Qanukiaq Studios in January. outside and on the land and on the ice," said Card. "So this worked really well with our curriculum. We're actually currently doing a science unit on marine life. Perfect fit." Qaumariaq and Karetak, tasked with writing a song, visited with the students, and let them explain what was so important after Zoya Martin, with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, provided the students with information about corals and sponges, and the food chain. "We came in afterwards as artist saying, 'Can you teach us what these things are?' The second you give them the opportunity to become leaders in providing information, they become experts in it," said Karetak. "The more we get them to teach us how to

do stuff, it validates their education. For them it was like being the teacher, and it was so great to see. Through and through, I had fun talking with them." said Card. Nanook School is deeply connected to traditional practices and a land-based curriculum via other school staff, such as Maggie Kuniliusie, Kooto Alainga and Kalapik Pishuktie. The students are starting to notice that there is garbage in the stomachs of the animals they eat, added Card. She said the students do consider themselves guardians, and they're very proud of the video. "The students just thrived. They loved it. They got very involved. They love music. They do a lot of singing and dancing in my class, so that was right up their alley."

Grays Bay battle persists Minister refuses to commit to helping Kitikmeot get road and port funding from Ottawa by Derek Neary

Northern News Services

Kitikmeot/Iqaluit

Despite prodding from the Kitikmeot Inuit Association and a two-term MLA, the Government of Nunavut won't go back to Ottawa looking for funding for the proposed $550-million Grays Bay Road and Port project. So says Economic Development Minister Joe Savikataaq, who remains at odds with Gjoa Haven MLA Tony Akoak and the Kitikmeot Inuit Association (KIA) over whether the GN's portion of Grays Bay funding will prevent other territorial needs from moving ahead. Savikataaq remains steadfast in arguing that the $138 million the GN would have to front for the road and port would count against Nunavut's debt cap, thereby impeding other initiatives. "If a school burns down again, God forbid, we would have to come up with money. If we have to build a health centre in a community, if we have to build another school, all these projects affect the debt cap," Savikataaq said in the legislative assembly on June 6. "I'm sorry that the member (Akoak) doesn't want to hear this, but it was submitted before or if it's resubmitted, it will go to the GN's debt cap if we are a co-(proponent). If the Kitikmeot Inuit Association, with their funders and their bond funding, want to resubmit the proposal, then that's their choice. They're welcome to it and I wish them the best." Savikataaq pointed to First Air as an example of a commercial enterprise acting

independently, stating that the airline was successful in getting financial support from Ottawa for cargo facility expansion in Iqaluit through the same federal funding program that the KIA and its partners can access. Akoak countered that Savikataaq wasn't seeing the full range of options. "If the government would have met with KIA, they would have understood and they would have walked away with no harm or foul," said Akoak. KIA president Stanley Anablak was critical of the GN in a June 4 news release, accusing the territorial government of making erroneous statements and refusing to meet with the KIA on three occasions. "The previous GN leadership understood the approach and, in fact, helped to develop the financing plan," Anablak stated. Former Economic Development Minister Monica Ell-Kanayuk, who advocated for the Grays Bay project during her term in the fourth legislative assembly, declined to speak to Nunavut News on the issue last week. "I haven't been following anything so I'm not interested," Ell-Kanayuk said when asked for her opinion. In the legislative assembly last week, Akoak referenced a "third-party financing approach (that) can be made to work without putting the GN over its debt cap." He didn't respond to Nunavut News' requests for further comment. Nunavut News' Grays Bay questions, posed by email, to Premier Paul Quassa elicited this response from Quassa's new press secretary:

"They did a great job," said Burke. "It's getting out to kids, to everybody, to educate in terms of the ecosystem. We need these grounds for spawning and for protecting the various species. We have a very healthy fishery in the North as compared to some other areas so we want to do whatever we can to make sure that lasts for generations." Meanwhile, there's still work to be done to reach the quota of 10 per cent of marine areas protected by 2020 – there's 2.5 per cent remaining to decide on. "We have to make sure we're not disproportionately impacted, and make sure it's not all just focused in the North," said Burke. Guardians of Tariuq is being distributed to Nunavut schools and is available on YouTube.

ᔪ ᓴᕕᑲᑕᖅ: ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᐅᑎᓂᒃ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᑦᑎᔨᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᒥᓂᔅᑕᒋᔭᐅᔪᖅ $138-ᒥᓕᐊᓐᑖᓚᓂ ᐃᓚᓕᐅᑎᔭᐅᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᖓᑕ ᐊᑭᓕᒃᓴᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᓱᓕᕝᕕᖃᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᑭᖑᕙᕆᐊᕈᑕᐅᓇᔭᖅᖢᓂ ᐊᓯᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᑕᐅᔪᒪᔪᓄᑦ.

"At this time you will have to wait for a response in the House," Teevi MacKay wrote in an email response on June 6. Benefit Inuit 'first and foremost' The KIA remains determined to advance Grays Bay – encompassing a port at the Coronation Gulf that would connect to the former Jericho diamond mine via a 227-km all-weather road – to "shovel-readiness, funding, construction and operation," according to Anablak. The Inuit-led project "will generate economic development, especially on Inuit-owned lands where mineral rights are held," he stated. "By creating access to these lands, KIA is aiming to create jobs, business opportunities and wealth for our membership (of 6,000 Inuit)," he said. "This economic development will be first and foremost for the benefit of Inuit, as contemplated by the Inuit negotiators of the Nunavut Agreement. However, it will also substantially benefit the governments of Nunavut and Canada by generating tax revenues and royalties. There are significant nonmining related benefits, such as lowered cost of community re-supply, which would benefit Kitikmeot residents and the GN alike." Project proponents have estimated that the road and port could boost Nunavut's gross domestic product by $5.1 billion over 15 years. The GN was a co-proponent with the KIA in a submission to the National Trade Corridors Fund last year, but the GN announced earlier this year that it was withdrawing as co-proponent.

photo courtesy of the Government of Nunavut

JOE SAVIKATAAQ: Economic Development minister insists $138 million in GN road and port funding would count against the territorial government's debt cap and therefore stall other initiatives.

Akoak later pointed out that Ottawa's denial of requested Grays Bay funding, revealed in April, came after the GN sent the KIA a letter in March declaring that the GN was stepping away as a project co-proponent.


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ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ ᑐᓴᖅᖢᑕ, ᑕᑯᓪᓗᒋᓪᓗ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᐸᕐᓇᐃᔪᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᓯᕗᓂᕆᓂᐊᖅᑕᑦᑎᓐᓂ $28-ᒥᓕᐊᓐᑖᓚᓂᒃ ᐊᑭᓕᒃᓴᖅᑖᓂᐊᕐᒪᑕ 2018-19ᒥ ᐊᑐᖅᑐᒃᓴᓄᑦ, ᑭᖑᓂᖃᓗᐊᓕᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᑮᑦ ᐹᑐᓴᓐ ᐅᑎᖁᓪᓗᒍ. ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ ᓇᓗᓇᓚᐅᖏᑦᑐᖅ ᑕᐃᓐᓇ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᕆᔨᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎᖓᓗ ᐲᑕ ᑕᑉᑑᓇᐅᑉ ᕿᒪᐃᓐᓂᕐᒪᑕ ᑭᖑᕚᒥᓄᑦ ᑏᕕᑦ ᐊᕿᐊᕈᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᒫᓐᓇ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎᐅᓕᖅᑐᒧᑦ ᐹᓪ ᖁᐊᓴᕐᒧᑦ ᐆᓇᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᓱᓕ ᕿᒻᒦᑦ ᐊᓇᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐅᒃᑯᐊᖓᑕ ᓯᓚᑎᑦᑎᐊᖓᓄᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᑎᒍᑦ ᑲᑕᒃᓯᒪᔪᑕᐅᓕᖅᑐᓂᒃ $39-ᒥᓕᐊᓐᑖᓚᓂᒃ 2017-18-ᒥ ᑐᓐᖓᓱᒋᑦᓯ! ᐊᕿᐊᕈᖅ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕋᓱᐊᓚᐅᖅᑑᒐᓗᐊᖅ ᓱᖕᒪᑦ ᑕᐃᒫᑎᒋ ᐊᑭᓕᒃᓴᖃᓕᕐᒪᖔᑕ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᒥᐊᒃᑯᓂᐊᕐᓂᕋᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᕆᔪᑎᖏᑎᒍᑦ $2-ᒥᓕᐊᓐᑖᓚᓂᒃ ᓱᓇᐅᕝᕙᓕ $39-ᒥᓕᐊᓐᑖᓚᓂᒃ ᐊᑭᓕᖅᓴᖃᓂᖅᖢᑎᒃ. ᐊᕿᐊᕈᖅ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᒥᓱᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᒃᑯᓐᓂ ᐱᓕᕆᕝᕕᑦ ᐊᑐᓗᐊᓕᕐᓂᕐᒪᑕ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓂᒃ, ᒫᓐᓇ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓕᕆᔪᑎᒃᓴᖏᓐᓂ ᓇᓕᒧᓐᓂᖅᓴᓂᒃ ᐸᕐᓇᐃᔪᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᖅᑐᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ. ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐋᕿᒃᓱᐃᒋᐊᖃᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᒃᑯᓐᓂ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑐᒃᓴᑦ ᐋᕿᒃᓱᖅᑕᐅᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑲᑕᒃᓯᒪᓚᐅᑲᖕᓂᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᑖᒃᑯᓇᓂ ᓴᓇᕕᓂ ᐅᐸᓗᖓᐃᔭᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᑐᓗᐊᖅᑕᐃᓕᒪᓂᐊᕐᒪᑕ. ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇᖔᖅ ᐱᔭᕆᑐᔪᖅ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᓐᓂ ᐱᓗᐊᖑᐊᖅᑐᒥᒃ $13.4-ᒥᓕᐊᓐᓂᒃ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑏᑦ ᐅᖓᑖᓄᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᒥᓱᓗᐊᑦ ᐅᖓᑖᓄᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᑦ ᓇᑲᑕᐅᓗᑎᒃ ᓇᑉᐸᒥᒃ. ᐱᐅᓚᐅᖏᒻᒪᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᓗᐊᓕᒑᖕᒪᑕ. ᖃᓂᑦᑐᒧᑦ ᒫᓐᓇᑦᑎᐊᒧᑦ ᓘᒃᑖᑦ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᓯᐅᑏᓪᓗ ᕿᓚᒥ ᑎᑭᓯᒪᓚᐅᑲᖃᑦᑕᑦᑐᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᖔᕐᒪᑕ, ᓇᓗᓇᖏᒻᒪᑦ ᓘᒃᑖᑦ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᖅᑕᐃᓐᓇᖅᑐᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᖓᓂᑦ ᑕᒫᓂ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖃᕈᓐᓇᕋᓗᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᑲᐃᕙᓪᓚᑲᑕᒃᑎᑕᐅᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᑭᑦᑐᕈᑕᐅᓯᒪᖕᒪᑕᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᓚᐅᑲᖃᑦᑕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ

ᐸᐸᓐᓇᓱᐊᕆᐊᒃᓴᖅ ᐊᔪᕐᓇᕐᒪᑕ ᑕᕝᕙ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᖓᓄᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᖔᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑕ ᐃᓚᐃᓐᓇᖓᓂ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑎᓂᒃ ᑎᑭᑎᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᐃᓗᐊᖅᓴᐃᔨᓂᒃ ᑳᓐᑐᕌᒃᑎᓚᐅᑲᒃᑐᓂᒃ ᐊᓯᑦᑎᓐᓂᑦ ᐊᑭᑐᔪᐊᓘᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑕ ᑕᒫᓃᖏᓐᓇᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᕋᓗᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ. ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᐋᕿᒃᑕᐅᒋᐊᖃᖅᑐᖅ. ᐊᒥᓱᓂᒃ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᓚᐅᑲᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᓴᓇᔨᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᑕᐃᒪᖓᓄᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑎᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᐊᑭᑐᓂᖅᓴᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑕ, ᐱᓕᕆᐊᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᑲᒪᑦᑎᐊᕋᓗᐊᑦᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᔪᖅᑕᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᑕᒫᓂᕐᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᓂ ᐱᔨᒃᓴᖃᖏᑦᑐᓂᒃ. ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᐋᕿᒋᐊᓕᒃᑕᐅᖅ. ᑎᒃᑯᐊᕈᓐᓇᖏᑕᕋᓗᐊᕗᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᑲᔫᓯᐊᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᑲᒪᔨᐅᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ. ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ, ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑎᖃᕈᓯᖏᑦ ᐱᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖓᓂ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖃᓪᓚᑦᑖᕈᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᓄᑦ. ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᑭᓕᒃᓴᖅᑖᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐊᑯᓂ ᐊᑭᓕᒃᓴᖃᕐᓂᐊᓕᖅᑐᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕆᔭᖏᑦ ᑲᔪᓯᑦᑎᐊᕈᓐᓇᕐᓂᐊᖅᐸᑕ, ᐱᓗᐊᖑᐊᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᑕᐃᒪᖓᓂᑦ ᑲᒪᔨᐅᕕᒋᔭᖏᑦ ᐱᕈᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᖏᓐᓇᕐᒪᑕ. ᐱᓕᕆᕝᕖᑦ ᐊᑐᕐᓂᖃᓪᓗᑐᖅᑐᑦ ᓄᖅᑲᕈᓐᓇᖏᒻᒪᑕ ᐃᓄᖁᑎᕗᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᓗᐊᓕᕋᔭᕐᒪᑕ ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᐱᔭᐅᒋᐊᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᐱᑕᖃᕈᓐᓃᖅᐸᑕ ᒫᓐᓇ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᕝᕕᖏᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᑕᐅᖕᒪᑕ. ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓂᒃ ᐱᑕᖃᖏᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᕈᓐᓇᖏᓐᓇᑦᑕ. ᒫᓐᓇ ᑐᑭᓯᐊᖏᓕᖅᐸᕗᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᒃᑯᑦ ᓱᖕᒪᑦ ᐲᖅᓯᖔᕐᒪᖔᑕ ᓄᖅᑲᖅᑎᑦᑎᖔᕐᒪᖔᑕ ᓴᓇᕕᓕᐊᖑᔪᒪᔪᒥᒃ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᕐᕕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᑖᒃᓰᔭᐃᔭᕈᑕᐅᓗᓂ ᐊᒥᓱᓂᒃᓗ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖃᓕᕈᑕᐅᓗᓂ - ᖁᕐᓗᖅᑐᐊᕐᔪᖕᒥ ᓴᓇᕕᓕᐊᕆᔭᐅᔪᒪᔪᖅ ᐊᖅᑯᑎᓕᐅᕐᓗᑎᒃ ᑐᓚᒃᑕᕐᕕᓕᐅᕐᓗᑎᒃᓗ. ᑕᐃᓱᒪᓂ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐲᑕ ᑕᑉᑑᓇ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᕿᑎᕐᒥᐅᓂ ᓴᓇᔭᐅᔪᒪᔪᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᑎᒍᑦ ᐅᑎᖅᓯᕕᒋᔪᓐᓇᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᓱᐃᓛᒃ ᐃᓚᐅᓕᕐᓂᖅᐳᑦ ᑕᕝᕙᓂ ᓴᓇᕕᓕᐊᖑᔪᒪᔪᒥ ᐱᖁᑎᕐᔪᐊᑦ ᓴᓇᕕᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᐊᑐᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᐸᕐᓇᒃᑕᐅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ. ᑭᓱᒧᑦ ᐊᓯᔾᔩᔪᑕᐅᕙᑦ?

ᐊᓯᔾᔨᖅᑐᑐᐊᖅ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᑦ, ᕿᑎᕐᒥᐅᑦ ᒫᓐᓇ ᑭᒡᒐᖏᑦ ᓲᖑᖏᓗᐊᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕈᓐᓇᖏᓗᐊᕐᒪᑕ. ᕿᑎᕐᒥᐅᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖓᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᖓᓄᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᕆᐊᖃᖏᓐᓂᕋᖅᖢᓂᒋᑦ ᓴᓇᕕᓕᐊᖑᔪᒪᔪᒧᑦ, ᐊᓯᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᖃᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᓴᓇᖅᑯᑏᑦ ᐊᑭᓕᖅᑕᐅᓂᐊᕐᒪᑕ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᑐᖃᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᓚᐅᒃᐸᑕ. ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ ᑖᓐ ᓴᓇᕕᓕᐊᖑᔪᒪᔪᖅ ᑐᓂᔭᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᑐᖃᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᖃᖅᑎᑕᐅᓇᔭᕐᒪᑦ, ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᐅᑎᓂᒃ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᑎᑦᑎᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᖏᕐᕋᔪᑎᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᓪᓗ ᒥᓂᔅᑕᖓ ᔫ ᓴᕕᑲᑖᖅ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᖓᓄᑦ ᐊᑭᓕᒃᓴᖅᑖᕈᑕᐅᓗᓂ ᑭᓯᐊᓂᐅᓂᐊᕐᒪᑦ. ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ ᐊᑭᓕᒃᓴᖅᑖᕈᑕᐅᔪᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᑦᑎᐊᑐᐊᖅᐸᑕ ᓈᒻᒪᓈᖅᓯᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᑭᓕᖅᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᐊᖅᐸᑕ ᐊᔪᕐᓇᓚᐅᖏᒻᒪᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᖓᑕ ᐊᑭᓕᒃᓴᖅᑖᕆᔪᓐᓇᖅᑕᖏᑦ ᐃᓱᓕᕝᕕᖃᓕᖅᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ $200-ᒥᓕᐊᓐᑖᓚᓂᑦ $650-ᒥᓕᐊᓐᑖᓚᓄᑦ ᐊᒥᓲᖏᑦᑐᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᓂ ᓴᓇᓂᐊᖅᐸᑕ ᑭᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᐅᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐱᖁᑎᕐᔪᐊᓂᒃ ᐅᑎᖅᑎᔪᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᓗᑎᒃ. ᐃᓛᓐᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᕐᓗᑎᒃ ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᐅᑎᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᓴᓇᔪᓐᓇᕐᒪᑕ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐱᐊᓂᒃᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐊᓯᑦᑕ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᕐᓗᑕ. ᐊᐃᑦᑖᒍᒐᓗᐊᖅ ᖁᐊᓴᐅᑉ ᒐᕙᒪᒋᓕᖅᑕᖓᓄᑦ ᑐᓄᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᐅᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑑᒐᓗᐊᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒥᑦ ᑖᒃᓰᔭᐃᔭᕈᑕᐅᔪᓂᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᒃᑯᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᕈᓐᓇᕋᔭᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᑕᒃᑯᓇᖓᑦ ᓴᓇᔭᐅᔪᒪᔪᓂᑦ ᐊᑭᓖᔪᑕᐅᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᑭᓕᒃᓴᖅᑖᕆᔭᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᓴᓇᓗᑎᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᑦ ᒫᓐᓇ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᒃᑯᓐᓂᑦ ᐃᑲᔫᓯᐊᓂᑦ ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᐃᓅᔪᑎᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖔᓂᑦ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᖅᓯᒐᔭᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᓱᓕᔪᒥᒃ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᐅᑎᒋᓗᓂᒋᑦ. ᕿᓚᓈᕆᔭᕗᑦ ᑕᕝᕙ ᐊᕿᐊᕈᖅ ᖁᐊᓴᕐᓗ ᑕᐃᒪᑑᖅ ᑕᑯᔪᓐᓇᖅᓯᖁᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐊᑐᕐᓂᖃᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᓯᕗᓂᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ ᓴᓇᔭᐅᔪᒪᔪᓂᑦ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᖃᐃ.

Budget writers banking on the future Northern News Services

At first glance, seeing the plans for a $28-million deficit in 2018-19, our first reaction was to want Keith Peterson back. But it seems the former finance minister and Premier Peter Taptuna left their successors David Akeeagok and Premier Paul Quassa a burning bag of dog poop on the front step in the form of a $39-million deficit for 2017-18. Welcome! Akeeagok laid out some reasons the former government’s plans for a $2-million surplus turned into a $39-million deficit. Akeeagok suggests several departments have been overspending, and his budget works to give them more appropriate funding to reflect need. To do so, the government will plan to overspend rather than be surprised, and hopefully be surprised by under-spending. It’s hard to do so when Health alone spends $13.4 million in overtime. Cut overtime, and you’ve cut your deficit in half. But it’s just not possible. Short-term doctors and nurses are the norm here, and we’ve seen doctors leave town – despite putting roots down as full-time employees – due to poor retention at the management level. It’s easier for the GN to bring in short-term health professionals and other contract-

Grays Bay road and port project. Then-Premier Taptuna knew the KitikTHE ISSUE: meot project was a good investment, DEFICIT POSITION and signed on as a co-proponent. What changed? Only the makeup of the legisWE SAY: SPEND MONEY TO MAKE MONEY lative assembly, where the Kitikmeot has worse representation than before. The Kitikmeot Inuit Association says ors at a high cost than make it worth- the GN wouldn’t have had to spend a while for others to stay long-term. That dime on the project, with third-party funding coming into play if the feds needs fixing. A great deal of the government’s were to jump on board. But in sinking the project’s federal money is leaving the territory on confunding, Economic Development and sultants, too, but frankly they’re getting work done where there is no capacity Transportation Minister Joe Savikataaq said the GN would have had to put the locally. This needs fixing, too. We can’t fault the government’s Nunavut portion against its debt cap. plans to increase income assistance But by using the GN’s credit wisely, output. Frankly, it’s not enough for most Peterson grew the debt cap from $200 million to $650 million in only a few of the people relying on it. So we know the government will years on the back of successful infrahave a hard time getting out of a deficit structure projects such as this. Sometimes you have to spend money position so long as it can’t make cuts to existing programs, especially when to make money, and it’s best to spend it’s adding more. The programs are all someone else’s money. Instead the Quassa government has essential and cutting them would make life harder for Nunavummiut already chosen to turn away an opportunity to dealing with the results of an under- generate home-grown industry and tax revenues that could offset that deficit funded government. But you can’t spend what you don’t and help more Nunavummiut get off earn. That’s why we’re confused by the income assistance by making a real government’s decision not to support a income. Hopefully Akeeagok and Quassa will project that will generate a great deal of see the benefits of this project next year. tax revenue and create many jobs – the


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ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᔪᖅ ᐊᑦᑎᖅᓱᐃᓂᖅ: ᖃᐅᔨᒪᕕᓯᐅᒃ ᐃᓐᓇᑐᖃᖅᓯ? MIKAN no. 4293164 ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᕈᑎ ᐃᓄᒃ ᐊᕐᓇᖅ ᐊᒪᐅᑎᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᕿᑐᖓᖏᓪᓗ ᓯᓚᒦᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ. ᖃᐅᓱᐃᑦᑐᒥ, ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᐃᑲᔪᕈᓐᓇᖅᐲᑦ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᖅᑕᐅᓇᓱᒃᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑕᒡᕙᓃᑐᑦ ᐊᔾᔨᖑᐊᕐᒦᑦᑐᑦ? ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᔪᓄᑦ ᐊᑦᑎᖅᓱᐃᓂᕐᒧᑦ, ᑕᐃᓐᓇ ᐱᖓᓱᓂᒃ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕐᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᖅᓱᓂ ᖃᕆᑕᐅᔭᒃᑯᑦ ᑕᑯᓂᐊᖅᑕᐅᕕᖓᑦ ᓴᓇᔭᐅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ, ᖃᓪᓗᓇᑎᑐᑦ, ᐅᐃᕖᖅᑎᑐᓪᓗ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᓯᒪᓗᓂ, ᑐᕋᒐᖃᖅᐳᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᔪᑦ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᔭᐃᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᓄᖕᓂᒃ ᐊᔾᔨᖑᐊᕐᓃᑐᓂᒃ

ᑲᑎᖅᓱᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᐅᖃᓕᒫᒐᖃᕐᕕᖓᓐᓂ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑐᖁᖅᓯᓯᒪᕕᖓᓐᓂ ᑎᑎᖃᑐᖃᕐᓂᒃ ᐊᔾᔨᕕᓂᕐᓂᒡᓗ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ, ᐋᑐᕚᒥ. ᓄᑕᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᑎᑦᑎᔾᔪᑎᒃᓴᐃᑦ ᐃᓚᔭᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᐳᑦ ᐊᔾᔨᖁᑎᕕᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐸᐸᑦᑎᕕᖕᒥ (ᖃᕆᑕᐅᔭᒃᑯᑦ ᑐᕌᕈᑎᓕᒃ www.collectionscanada.ca/inuit-ᒥᒃ). ᑕᑯᒋᐊᕐᓂᐊᖅᐸᐃᑦ. ᐊᑏᑐᖅ ᑐᔪᐃᓂᐊᖅᐳᑎᑦ ᑐᓴᖅᑎᑕᑦᑎᓗᑎᒃ ᐅᑯᓄᖓ ᐅᕙᓂ ᑐᕌᕈᑎᓕᖕᒥ photo@nnsl.com ᐅᕝᕙᓗᓐᓃᑦ ᑎᑎᖃᕐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᒧᑦ ᑐᔪᖅᑕᐅᓗᑎᒃ ᐅᕗᖓ Box 2820, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2R1

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“ᑭᓱᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᓚᐅᖅᐱᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᔫᓕᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ‘ᒥᐊᓂᖅᓯᔩᑦ ᑕᕆᐅᕐᒥᐅᓂᒃ’ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᔮᓱᐊ ᖃᐅᒻᒪᕆᐊᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᕕᓂ ᖃᕆᑕᒃᑯᓐᓄᓪᓗ?” "What did you learn making the Guardians of Tariuq video with Joshua Qaumariaq and Vinnie Karetak?" ᑎᓃᔅ ᑳᒻᐳᓪ “ᐃᓚᐅᖃᑕᐅᓂᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ.”

Denise Campbell "About participating."

Project naming: Do you know your elders? MIKAN no. 4293164 Inuit woman wearing an amauti and three children outside. Resolute Bay (Qausuittuq), Nunavut. Can you help identify the people in this old photograph? Project Naming is a trilingual Web exhibition and searchable photographic database available in Inuktitut, English and

French. The goal of this project is to identify Inuit in the photographic collections of Library and Archives Canada in Ottawa. The new information is added to these historical photographs at (www.collectionscanada.ca/inuit). Come visit. Please send submissions to photo@nnsl.com or mail to Box 2820, Yellowknife, NT, X1A 2R1.

Blessed and privileged people We Nunavummiut are a privileged and free people. Although we may have the highest cost of living compared to our western colleagues and southern Canadians, we are blessed with bountiful blessings. It is the spring season and the geese are flying and the seals will be basking in the warmth of sunlight, and we will be out at the cabin or in our tents enjoying a time of rejuvenation. I think too that this could be a time of reflection on how far our government has evolved since the inception of Nunavut. We as constituents have witnessed personnel changes in the cabinet as well as regular MLAs. It’s been 19 years now of governance by our own people. Our regular MLAs are people of the land. Most of them know what it’s like to go through rough times. Their family history paints a picture of surviving harsh climate and changes in migration patterns. Our ministers in cabinet have gained experience in policy development and the

acute awareness of working together in the best interests of Nunavummiut. Some changes in legislation I think have changed the dynamics of our people. Being people of the land we recognize a balance in our ability to harvest. We take in as much as we need, we share our catch, we savour the variety and we carry on. Our children who spend 85 per cent of their day in the classrooms have also undergone some dramatic changes. A major segment in their learning curve is the removal of religious instruction. Along with the IQ principles, there are fundamental teachings in our engagements with other people and how we can better engage with others around us. When we are out on the land, the best in you comes out, you consider your travelling companions, you share items such as extra clothing, you ensure they have something to eat while on the trail and you help them with shelter.

ᓴᐃᒻᒪᖅᑎᑕᐅᓯᒪᕗᑦ ᐱᖃᕐᓂᖅᓴᐅᓪᓗᑎᒡᓗ ᐊᓯᒥᖕᓂᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᑕᐅᔪᒍᑦ ᐱᖃᕐᓂᖅᓴᐅᕗᒍᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᖅᓱᕐᖢᑕᓗ. ᑕᐃᒪ ᐊᑭᑐᓛᒥᐅᑕᐅᒐᓗᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓄᓇᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᐆᒃᑑᑎᒋᓗᒋᑦ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐅ ᐊᓯᖏᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥᐅᑕᐃᑦ ᖃᓪᓗᓈᓂᒥᐅᑕᐅᓪᓗ, ᓴᐃᒻᒪᖅᑎᑕᐅᓯᒪᕗᒍᑦ ᐊᒥᓱᐃᖅᑕᖅᖢᑕ. ᐅᐱᖔᖑᓕᕐᒪᑦ ᓕᕐᓕᓪᓗ ᑎᑭᑉᐸᓪᓕᐊᓕᕆᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓇᑦᓯᖅᑕᖃᖃᑦᑕᓕᕆᓪᓗᓂ ᐆᒃᑐᓂᒃ ᓯᕿᓐᓂᕐᒥ, ᐊᒻᒪ ᐊᐅᓪᓛᖅᓯᒪᕕᑦᑎᓐᓃᓐᓂᐊᓕᕆᓪᓗᑕᓗ ᑐᐱᑦᑎᓐᓂᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᑕᖃᐃᖅᓯᕐᓗᑕ. ᑕᐃᒪᓗ ᐃᓱᒪᒃᓴᖅᓯᐅᕈᓐᓇᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᖃᓄᑎᒋ ᒐᕙᒪᕗᑦ ᐱᕚᓪᓕᕈᑎᖃᖅᓯᒪᖕᒪᖔᑕ ᑕᐃᒪᖓᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᑖᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᑎᓪᓗᑕ. ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑎᐅᔪᒍᑦ ᑕᑯᓯᒪᓕᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᕈᑕᐅᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᒥᓂᔅᑕᓄᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂᒡᓗ. ᐅᑭᐅᑦ 19-ᖑᓯᒪᓕᖅᐳᑦ ᐃᓄᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᐊᐅᓚᑕᐅᓯᒪᓕᖅᐳᒍᑦ. ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᑐᐃᓐᓇᐃᑦ ᓄᓇᒥᐅᑕᐅᕗᑦ. ᐊᒥᓲᓂᖅᓴᐃᓪᓗ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ. ᐃᓚᖏᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᖅᐸᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᐊᓐᓇᐅᒪᓇᓱᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ

ᐃᒃᑮᕐᓇᖅᑐᒥ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᓇᒧᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᐃᖏᕐᕋᔭᒃᖢᑎᒃ ᒪᓕᒃᖢᑎᒃ ᓂᕐᔪᑎᓂᒃ. ᒥᓂᔅᑕᕗᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓕᖅᐳᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖃᖅᓯᒪᓕᖅᖢᑎᒡᓗ ᐊᑐᐊᒐᓕᐅᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐅᔾᔨᕈᓱᑦᓯᐊᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᑕᓕᒫᓂ ᐃᑲᔪᕋᓱᐊᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐱᒍᒪᔭᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᑕᒪᐃᓐᓄᑦ. ᐃᓚᖏᑦ ᐱᖁᔭᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐊᓯᔾᔩᓯᒪᔪᒃᓴᐅᖕᒪᑕ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᒃᑲᐅᓂᖏᑦ ᐃᓄᖁᑎᑦᑕ. ᓄᓇᒥᐅᑕᐅᓪᓗᑕ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᕗᒍᑦ ᖃᓄᑎᒋ ᐊᖑᓇᓱᐊᕈᓐᓇᕆᐊᒃᓴᖅ. ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᐱᒋᐊᖃᖅᑕᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᐱᑕᖅᐸᒃᖢᑕ, ᐊᒥᖅᑳᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᓪᓗᑕᓗ ᐊᖑᔭᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ, ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᐊᔾᔨᒌᖏᑦᑐᑦ ᒪᒪᕆᓪᓗᒋᑦ. ᓱᕈᓯᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖃᑦᑕᖅᖢᑎᒃ 85ᐳᓴᓐᑎ ᐅᓪᓗᒥᑦ ᖃᓄᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅᑕᐅᖅ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᖅᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᑎᑕᐅᓯᒪᓕᖅᖢᑎᒃ. ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑎᖃᖃᑦᑕᖏᓕᖅᐳᑦ ᐅᒃᐱᕐᓂᕐᓂᒃ. ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᑐᖃᖏᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᒃᓴᖏᑦ, ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑎᒍᑎᒋᖃᑦᑕᖅᐸᕗᑦ ᐊᓯᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ ᖃᓄᕐᓗ ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᒌᑦᓯᐊᕈᓐᓇᕆᐊᒃᓴᖅ ᐃᓅᖃᑎᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ.

IN MY View Harry Maksagak is a Cambridge Bay resident and former underground miner at the Lupin gold mine. He has been married for 43 years and has five children, 28 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Religious instruction deals with more of your ability in drawing inwardly for strength and direction and applying it to those you recognize who are struggling in whatever area. Too many times we say we can handle it but find out the hard way that extra help is always good. An individual who has a sense of balance encompasses physical, mental, emotional and, yes, the spiritual entity as well. Being balanced means all four entities work together to make you a better person.

ᐃᕙᓛᖅ ᓵᓐᐹᑭᓐ “ᐃᓕᓚᐅᖅᑐᖓ ᑕᕆᐅᕐᒥᐅᑕᕐᓂᒃ ᐱᕈᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐅᔭᕋᒥ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᑦᑕᐅᑎᓂᒃ.”

Ivalaaq Sandbakken "I learned about the corals and the sponges." ᒨᓴ ᓄᕿᓐᖓᖅ “ᓈᓚᑦᑎᐊᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᑐᓴᖅᑕᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ.”

Moosha Nuqingaq "About listening to the information." ᓇᓚᔫᓯ ᐃᐊᓪᔅᕗᐊᑦ “ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᐅᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐱᕈᖅᑐᐃᑦ ᐅᔭᕋᓂ ᐃᑦᑕᐅᑏᓪᓗ.”

Nalajoss Ellsworth "How special the corals and sponges can be."

ĪØùÕúò∆¿ ᕼᐊᐅᓕ ᒪᒃᓴᒐᖅ ᐃᖃᓗᒃᑑᑦᑎᐊᕐᒥᐅᑕᖅ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐅᔭᕋᖕᓂᐊᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᓄᓇᐅᑦ ᐃᓗᐊᓂ ᐅᔭᕋᖕᓂᐊᖅᑎᐅᕙᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᑕᐃᑲᓂ ᓗᐱᓐᑯᑦ ᒍᓗᓯᐅᕐᕕᕕᓂᖓᓂ. ᑖᓐᓇ ᑲᑎᑎᑕᐅᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᖅ 43-ᓂᒃ ᐊᕐᕋᒍᓂᒃ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑕᓪᓕᒪᓂᒃ 5 ᕿᑐᖓᖃᖅᓱᓂ, 28-ᓂᒃ ᐃᕐᖑᑕᖃᖅᓱᓂ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ

ᓯᑕᒪᓂᒃ ᐊᒪᐅᖃᐅᓕᖅᓱᓂ.

ᓄᓇᒦᓕᕌᖓᑦᑕ ᐊᔪᖏᓐᓂᓐᓂᕆᓛᕗᑦ ᓴᖅᑭᖃᑦᑕᖅᐳᑦ, ᐱᖃᑎᒋᑦᓯᐊᖅᖢᒋᓪᓗ ᐊᐅᓪᓚᖅᓯᒪᖃᑎᕗᑦ, ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊᓗ ᐊᒥᖄᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᒋᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐊᓐᓄᕌᑦ ᐊᑐᖏᑕᕗᑦ, ᓂᕿᖃᑦᓯᐊᕋᓱᐊᖅᖢᑕᓗ ᐊᐅᓪᓛᕐᓂᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᐃᑲᔪᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᓪᓗᑕᓗ ᐅᖁᖅᓴᐅᑎᑎᒍᑦ ᐃᒡᓗᖃᕐᓂᒃᑯᑦ. ᐅᒃᐱᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑎᒍᑎᑦ ᐊᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᖃᕈᑕᐅᕗᑦ ᓴᓐᖏᓂᖅᑖᕋᓱᐊᕐᓂᖅ ᑕᓯᐅᖅᑕᐅᒍᒪᓂᕐᓗ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐃᑲᔪᕈᑎᒋᓗᒋᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᓇᓂᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ. ᐊᒥᓱᖅᑕᖅᖢᑕ ᐅᖃᖃᑦᑕᖅᐳᒍᑦ ᐊᔪᖏᓐᓂᕋᖅᖢᑕ ᖃᐅᔨᑎᑕᐅᓕᖅᐸᒃᖢᑕᓗ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑕᐅᓪᓗᑕ ᐊᑲᐅᓂᖅᓴᐅᓂᖓᓄᑦ. ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᖃᓄᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᐋᖅᑭᐅᒪᔪᑦ ᑎᒥᒥᒍᑦ, ᐃᓱᒪᒥᒍᑦ, ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕐᓂᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐅᒃᐱᕐᓂᒃᑯᑦ. ᐋᖅᑭᐅᒪᑦᓯᐊᕐᓂᖅ ᑐᑭᖃᖅᐳᖅ ᓯᑕᒪᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᖓᒍᑎᑦ ᑲᑎᖓᑦᓯᐊᖅᐸᑕ ᐃᓅᑦᓯᐊᖑᒍᓐᓇᖁᓪᓗᑎᑦ.

ᑐᔾᔨ ᐳᓯᒥ “ᐃᒪᕐᓂᒃ.”

Tujj Buscemi "The waters."

ᑕᐃᓚ ᓯᐹᒃᔅ “ᓴᐳᔾᔨᔨᐅᒋᐊᖃᕋᑦᑕ ᑕᕆᐅᕐᒥᒃ.”

Tyla Sparks "Protecting the sea."


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Renovated youth centre reopens Ikaluktutiak/Cambridge Bay Renovations totalling $160,000 are complete and the Cambridge Bay Youth Centre was set to reopen to a summer of programming as of last week, according to Marla Limousin, the hamlet's senior administrative officer. The Government of Canada contributed $120,000 while the Hamlet of Cambridge Bay chipped in $40,000. The funds

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resulted in the installation of a new kitchen, new windows and doors, upgrading of the mechanical systems, patching and painting, expanded storage capacity and the purchase

of new furniture, said Limousin. "The youth centre is a vital place in the community," she

said. "It is an old building left over from the DEW Line days... with the new kitchen, we can have a breakfast program and cooking classes at the youth centre." Mayor Pam Gross added that the facility, as a safe place to go in the community, plays a crucial role in the emotional wellbeing of Cambridge Bay youth. – Derek Neary


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ᐅᓇ ᒫᒃᒧᕇ ᐅᒡᔪᒃ ᓇᑦᑎᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᑕ ᑎᖕᒥᐊᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᑕᓗ ᐊᓈᓇᒪ, ᒫᓐᑎ ᐊᓇᕗᐊᑉ, ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑕᖓ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᐅᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐅᓪᓗᒥ (ᒪᐃ 30-ᒥ) ᓯᓚᒥ ᓱᐴᖅᑐᕆᐊᖅᓯᒪᑎᓪᓗᖓ, ᓇᒥᒃᑭᐊᖅ ᓯᑯᒥ ᐊᐅᓚᓴᕆᐊᖅᓯᒪᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᐅᑦ ᖁᐸᓄᐊᑯᓗᒃᒧᑦ ᒥᕝᕕᐅᓚᐅᕋᒪ. ᐋᒋᓯ 2015-ᒥ ᑕᓗᕐᔪᐊᑉ ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓂ. ᖃᓂᒋᔭᖓᓄᑦ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᑉ ᐃᓱᓕᕝᕕᐊᓂ. ᓴᐅᒥᐊᓂᑦ ᑕᓕᖅᐱᒧᑦ, 11-ᓂᒃ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᖃᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓱᓕ ᓄᑲᑯᓗᒐ, 13-ᓂᒃᓗ ᐊᐃᑉᐸᖓ, 7-ᓂᒃᓗ ᓇᔭᑯᓗᒐ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᑖᑕᒐ, ᑖᓯ ᐊᓇᕗᐊᖅ ᕿᒻᒥᖓᓪᓗ, ᐳᐃ.

JAMES KAPPI Rankin Inlet

My mom, Mandi Anawak, took this picture as they SHARON IYIVALUK UGYUK MICHAEL AKARALAK walked back home from ice fishing outside of Rankin Taloyoak Inlet this past weekend. From left to right, my 11-yearArviat Here's Maxmarie Ugyuk while sealing and bird hunting old brother, 13-year-old brother, seven-year-old sister Today (May 30) I was smoking outside, out of nowhere August 2015 outside of Taloyoak. the bird came to me. and my dad, Darcy Anawak with their dog, Boy.


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amazing on-the-land stories

ᒪᓚᑲᐃ ᕿᑎᖅᖠᖅ

ᑲᔾᔮᕐᓇᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᒥ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᑦ

ᑎᑭᕋᕐᔪᐊᒥᐅᖅ

ᐅᓇ ᐃᕐᓂᕋ ᐹᓪ-ᓕᐊᒻ ᕿᑎᖅᖠᖅ ᓄᓇᓕᖕᒥᐅᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᓴᕆᐊᖅᓯᒪᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᒪᐃ 20-ᒥ ᑎᑭᕋᕐᔪᐊᒥ.

MALACHI KRITTERDLIK Whale Cove

My son Paul-Liam Kritterdlik during the fishing derby May 20 in Whale Cove.

ᑕᑯᑎᓚᐅᖅᑎᒍᑦ ᓄᓇᒥ ᐊᔪᖏᑕᓯᓐᓂᒃ

ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᑐᓴᕈᒥᓇᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᓄᓇᒥ ᐊᓯᕙᖅᓯᒪᓚᐅᕈᓯᕐᓄᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᒃᓴᖃᖅᐲᑦ? ᐅᕙᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑲᐅᓯᕆᔪᓐᓇᖅᑕᑎᑦ ᐊᔾᔨᖑᐊᖏᓐᓂᒃᓗ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᓗᑎᑦ ᐊᑭᓕᖅᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᕋᕕᑦ $100ᓂᒃ. ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᑕᒫᑦ, ᓂᕈᐊᖅᓯᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᒍᑦ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᕐᒥᒃ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᒥᒃ

ᓯᐊᓪᓯ-ᒧᕇ ᑰᓕ

ᑖᒃᑯᓇᖓᑦ ᑐᓂᔭᐅᓂᑯᓂᑦ editor@nunavutnews.com-ᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᓇᒃᓯᐅᔭᐅᓂᑯᓂᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᑎᑎᖅᑲᑎᒍᑦ ᐅᕗᖓ Nunavut News, PO Box 28, Iqaluit, NU, X0A 0H0. ᓇᒃᓯᐅᔭᐅᔪᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᓂ ᕖᔅᐳᒃᑯᑎᒍᑦ ᑐᕌᕐᕕᖓᓂ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ.

ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥᐅᖅ

ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᔾᔨᖑᐊᑦ ᓇᓕᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᐱᒃᑯᒥᒋᔭᐅᓂᖅᐹᑦ ᑕᐅᖅᓰᖅᑕᐅᒐᔪᖕᓂᖅᐹᓪᓗ ᐱᑎᑕᐅᓂᐊᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ! ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᐊᑭᓯᔪᖅ ᓴᓪ ᑲᓇᔪᖅ. ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒋᑦ!

ᐄᒥ ᑐᓗᒐᖅ

ᓇᐅᔮᒥᐅᖅ

ᐅᓇ ᑎᑎᖅᑐᕋᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐊᑐᖃᑦᑕᖅᑕᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᓂᕆᖃᑦᑕᑦᑕᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃᓗ ᐅᓇ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑕᕋ ᐊᕐᕌᓂᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᓇᐅᔮᓂ. ᑕᐃᔭᐅᔪᖅ “ᓯᐳᔭᖅᑑᖅ”-ᒥᒃ. ᑲᔾᔮᕐᓇᕐᓂᖅᐹᖅ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᓐᓂᑦ. ᐊᔾᔨᖑᐊᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᑕᓪᓕᒻᒥᕐᒥ, ᒪᐃ 25, 2018.

CHELSY-MARIE CURLEY Rankin Inlet

AMY TULUGAK

Just a sketch of things we eat and of who we are, what we use Naujaat Took this a few years back in Naujaat. This place is called "sipujaqtuuq". Most beautiful place I've been yet. etc. Drawn Friday, May 25, 2018.


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Brewster and Pudluk invested to Order of Nunavut

Iqaluit At a ceremony at the legislative assembly the evening of May 5, Betty Brewster and Ludy Pudluk joined an illustrious list of Nunavummiut recognized with the territory’s highest honour, the Order of Nunavut, for their outstanding contributions. A renowned interpreter-translator, Betty Brewster’s career spans several decades. In 2016, she was recognized by her peers for her lifetime of contributions to the profession with an Inuit Uqausinginnik Taiguusiliuqtiit Language Award, according to a news release. A Member of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories from 1975 to 1995, Ludy Pudluk represented the communities of the High Arctic and was instrumental in the movement that led to the creation of Nunavut. “This year’s recipients of the Order of Nunavut are both distinguished individuals,” stated Speaker and chairperson of the Order of Nunavut Advisory Council Joe Enook. “Ludy Pudluk is recognized as a statesman who made significant contributions to the creation of Nunavut and Betty Brewster is respected as a pioneering member of her profession whose work has strengthened the place of the Inuit language in our society and institutions.” Commissioner of Nunavut Nellie Kusugak presided over the investiture ceremonies as Chancellor of the Order of Nunavut. – Michele LeTourneau

Nunavut group shortlisted for $10 million

Nunavut A collaboration headed by the Nunavut Association of Municipalities (NAM) made it to the Smart Cities Challenge finalists list, meaning they could receive $10 million. For now, as finalists, Community, Connectivity, and Digital Access for Suicide Prevention in Nunavut will receive a $250,000 grant. The project proposal was put forward by NAM on behalf of 24 Nunavut communities, in collaboration with Pinnguaq Association, the Embrace Life Council, and the Qaujigiartiit Health Research Centre. “If we are selected as finalists, we have determined that our priorities lie in meaning-

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fully engaging with community residents and piloting the installation of a mesh network and makerspace in one community,” stated the group about what it would do with the initial grant. The larger proposal explains how it will use resources already in place, such as te(a)ch, and develop “makerspaces” and “meshnets.” “Our proposal includes the establishment of permanent makerspaces in each community that will serve as hubs for digital education, creativity, and experimentation. These spaces will incorporate the te(a)ch curriculum to encourage the development of interactive learning experiences in technology through coding and game design. Furthermore, permanent makerspaces will ensure the openness, longevity, and continuity of a digital education and wellness platform,” states the group. The mesh networks will be introduced to make up for the lack of connectivity across the territory. The full proposal is available on the Pinnguaq Association website. – Michele LeTourneau

ᓄᓇᕗᒥᐅᑦ ᑲᒥᓯᓇᖓ ᓂᓕ ᑯᓱᒐᖅ, ᓴᐅᒥᐊᓂ, ᓄᓇᕗᒥᓗ ᖁᑦᑎᖕᓂᖅᐹᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᔪᑎᖃᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᓘᑎ ᐸᓪᓗᖅ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐱᑎ ᐳᕉᔅᑐ, ᐅᖃᖅᑎᖓᓪᓗ ᐃᒃᓯᕙᐅᑕᕆᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔨᒋᔭᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᓐᓄᑦ ᔪ ᐃᓄᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎ ᐹᓪ ᖁᐊᓴᒃ ᓇᖏᖅᑐᑦ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᕌᓂᒃᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐸᓪᓗᖅ ᐳᕉᔅᑐᓗ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᒪᐃ 5-ᒥ.

Hamlet guides students in proposal writing

Commissioner Nellie Kusugak, left, Order of Nunavut recipients Ludy Pudluk and Betty Brewster, Speaker and chairperson of the Order of Nunavut Advisory Council Joe Enook and Premier Paul Quassa pose following Pudluk and Brewster’s investiture at the legislative assembly May 5.

Qausuittuq/Resolute Senior students at Qarmartalik School have plans to teach their younger counterparts a few things, but it involves writing formal proposals. The senior boys want to take the junior boys out to teach them about travelling on the land and go seal hunting while the senior girls are interested in teaching the junior girls how to do beadwork, Mayor Tabitha Mullin said. The mayor and council approve of the initiatives and have enlisted the senior administrative officer to help draft the funding proposals. The boys, for example, would need to pay for guides and the cost of travel, Mullin noted. “Especially the younger people, where they have no idea what to do to get some funding, I thought it would it be a very good learning process even before they leave the school,” Mullin said of the proposal-writing advice. She added that another community member has offered to take the students out on the land for a few days on a fishing trip. “People are trying to do something around the community in support of having younger people being occupied,” said Mullin. – Derek Neary

ᐅᓇ ᑲᕉ ᐋᓯᕙᐅᑉ ᓴᓇᖑᐊᖅᑕᕕᓂᖓ ᐊᖓᒃᑯᖑᐊᖅ ᐊᒥᓱᓂᒃ ᑮᓇᖃᖑᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᑭᖃᓕᖅᑐᖅ $90,000-ᓂᒃ ᐊᑭᑦᑐᓴᐅᑎᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᓂᐅᕕᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᕗᐊᑎᖕᑕᓐ ᑕᑯᓐᓇᒐᒃᓴᖃᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᑐᕌᓐᑐᒥ ᒪᐃ 29-ᒥ.

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Ashevak sculpture commands $90,000

Toronto The relatively few works by the late Taloyoak artist Karoo Ashevak continue to be coveted, proven by a successful $90,000 auction bid on May 29 for one of his sculptures. The live auction was held at Waddington’s in Toronto and a Canadian buyer now owns the sculpture – Shaman With Opposing Faces – according to Christa Ouimet, Inuit art specialist with Waddington’s. Although the winning bid far exceeded the $30,000-$40,000 estimate that Waddington’s put on the piece, it wasn’t a record for Ashevak’s work. A larger one of his sculptures, similar in style, went for $130,000 in fall 2016. “That’s just a classic Karoo,” Ouimet said of the recently sold sculpture. “He had a limited body of work so people are always seeking his works and you just never know where you’re going to find them.” Ashevak was born in 1940 and lived much of his life on the land. He perished in a fire in Taloyoak in 1974. The auction also resulted in a $52,800 sale of one Jessie Oonark tapestry and $31,200 being paid for another of Oonark’s tapestries. Oonark, who lived from 1906-1985, was the inspiration for the Jessie Oonark Centre, an arts and crafts store and artists’ workspace in Baker Lake. – Derek Neary

QIA moves along with Tallurutiup Imanga management plan

photo courtesy of Waddington’s

This Karoo Ashevak sculpture, Shaman With Opposing Faces, fetched $90,000 at auction through Waddington’s in Toronto on May 29. Both sides of the 40-cm-tall sculpture are shown above.

Qausuittuq/Resolute Bay Ausuittuq/Grise Fiord The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) team was back in the air last week, travelling to Resolute and Grise Fiord for meetings on the interim management plan for the proposed Tallurutiup Imanga National Marine Conservation Area. The QIA team travelled with colleagues from the Government of Nunavut and Parks Canada. Together, staff hosted hosted a variety community meetings from June 4 to 6 in Resolute and June 6 to 8 in Grise Fiord. Meetings were planned with the hamlet councils, Hunters and Trappers Organizations, Community Land and Resources Committees, Joint Park Management Committees, youth in high schools, Indigenous Knowledge Working Groups. Open houses were also held for community members.

The objective of the meetings is to share with the communities how information provided during the consultations for the feasibility assessment report were used. The open houses will also be an opportunity for QIA, Parks Canada and the Government of Nunavut to get feedback on the Tallurutiup Imanga interim management plan and to gather input from community members about community issues, challenges and opportunities related to managing this proposed National Marine Conservation Area, according to QIA. The team completed similar meetings in Pond Inlet and Arctic Bay, and Clyde River is to be scheduled for early July. – Michele LeTourneau

Sea ice researchers share data

Cambridge Bay/Kugluktuk Sea ice in Cambridge Bay and Kugluktuk is lasting for shorter periods, according to research by a university students. Geography masters student Becky Segal and undergraduate honours student Trilby Buck, who attend the University of Victoria, spent a week in Cambridge Bay and a week in Kugluktuk in May to reveal what their respective sea ice studies have shown. Buck concentrated on the timing of freeze up and sea ice melt near the two communities since 2000, based on 20 square km per area. Her findings were that the period between freeze up and “pond onset” – when the meltwater floods the ice surface before it drains – in Kugluktuk has shortened by 9.8 days per decade. “It’s a lot. It’s almost a day every year,” Buck said of the changes in Kugluktuk. “It’s a pretty big difference.” In Cambridge Bay, the period has shortened by 5.4 days per decade. “We can say that rate of change is significant,” Buck said of Cambridge Bay. Residents in the communities seemed interested in the changes, and were eager to share their observations, she said. Buck added that her work doesn’t involve predictions on whether those trends will continue in the future. Segal’s studies focus on radar satellite imagery that indicates the surface condition of sea ice to aid in route planning. Insights from community members were invaluable, Segal said. “There’s a lot of people with absolutely fascinating and helpful information for us. It is a two-way exchange of information,” she said. – Derek Neary


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ᐱᓱᑎᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᖅᑐᑦ ᑲᑉᐱᐊᓱᖁᓇᒋᑦ

These Gjoa Haven students now possess more knowledge on cycling safely. Front row, from left, Nick Cross and Nadine Kununak; second row, from left, Bianca Cipriano and Const. Peter Phillips; third row, from left, Thea Aglukkaq, Jacob Jayko, Theresa Porter, Sydney Rose Ameralik and Ivy Oora; fourth row, from left, Nanuq Autut, Edmond Putuguq, Jarred Anaittuq, Teagan Porter and Ryan Arqviq.

ᐅᑯᐊ ᐅᕐᓱᖅᑑᒥᐅᑦ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑏᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓕᖅᑐᑦ ᐱᓲᑎᒃᑰᕈᓐᓇᖅᓯᔪᑦ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ. ᓯᕗᓂᖓᓂ ᓴᐅᒥᐊᓂᑦ ᐱᒋᐊᕐᓗᒍ, ᓂᒃ ᑯᕌᔅ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓇᑏᓐ ᑯᓄᓈᖅ; ᑐᖓᓕᖓᓂ ᓴᐅᒥᐊᓂᑦ, ᐱᔭᖕᑲ ᓯᐳᕆᐋᓄ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑳᓯᑕᐳᓪ ᐲᑕ ᐱᓕᑉᔅ; ᐱᖓᔪᐊᓐᓂ ᓴᐅᒥᐊᓂᑦ, ᑎᐊ ᐊᒡᓗᑲᖅ, ᔩᑯ ᔩᑯ, ᑎᕇᓯ ᐳᐊᑐ, ᓯᑦᓂ ᕉᔅ ᐊᒥᕋᓕᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᐃᕕ ᐆᕋ; ᓯᑕᒪᖓᓂ ᓴᐅᒥᐊᓂᑦ, ᓇᓄᖅ ᐊᐅᑑᑦ, ᐃᑦᒪᓐ ᐳᑐᒍᖅ, ᔮᕐᑦ ᐊᕐᓇᐃᑦᑐᖅ, ᑏᒐᓐ ᐳᐊᑐ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᕌᐃᔭᓐ ᐊᖅᑲᕕᒃ.

BIKE SAFETY Feature

ᑕᑯᔭᒃᓴᐃᑦ

ᓇᐅᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᖏᕐᕋᖃᑦᑕᕆᐊᖃᖅᐸᑦ, ᑭᓱᒥᒃ ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᒋᐊᖃᖅᐸᑦ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᒥᓂᑦ ᐊᐅᓪᓚᓚᐅᕐᓇᑎᒃ ᑕᐃᒪᖓᓂᑦ ᐳᐃᒍᖅᑕᐅᒋᐊᖃᖏᑦᑐᖅ ᓂᐊᖁᐊᔭᐃᒃᑯᑦ ᓇᓴᖅ ᑕᒪᔾᔭ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᒪᐃ 31-ᒥ ᐱᓲᑎᓂᒃ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑕᐅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᖁᖅᓲᖅ ᐃᓕᕼᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᐅᖅᓱᖅᑑᒥ. ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑏᑦ, ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐳᑭᖅᑕᓕᒃ ᑳᓐᓯᑕᐳᓪ ᐲᑕ ᐱᓕᑉᔅᒧᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐆᒃᑐᕋᑲᑕᒃᑎᑕᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐱᓱᒍᑎᑎᒍᑦ ᐃᓕᓴᕐᕕᐅᑉ ᐱᖑᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᑕᑯᑎᑦᑎᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᖃᓄᑎᒋ ᐅᔾᔨᖅᓱᑦᑎᐅᕈᓐᓇᕐᓂᕐᒥᓂᒃ.

by Quqshuun Ilihakvik staff Gjoa Haven

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ᑳᓯᑕᐳᓪ ᐲᑕ ᐱᓕᑉ ᑕᐅᑐᒃᑐᖅ ᖁᖅᓱᖅ ᐃᓕᕼᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑎᒥᒃ ᔩᑯᐱ ᔩᑯᒥᒃ ᐱᓲᑎᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐃᓕᓴᕐᕕᐅᑉ ᐱᖑᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ.

Which side of the ride to ride on, what to remember before leaving a driveway and the importance of wearing a helmet were among the topics covered during a May 31 bicycle rodeo at Quqshuun Ilihakvik School in Gjoa Haven. The students, with instruction from RCMP Const. Peter Phillips, then took to an obstacle course set up in the school's gym to demonstrate their ability to follow safe practices.

ᑳᓯᑕᐳᓪ ᐲᑕ ᐱᓕᑉ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑐᖅ ᔪᐊᓇ ᓇᑯᓛᕐᒥᒃ ᐱᓲᑎᒃᑰᕐᓗᓂ ᑲᑉᐱᐊᓱᖁᓇᒍ ᐆᒃᑐᕋᐅᑎᒃᑰᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ.

ᐃᓚᐅᖃᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᐱᓱᑎᓄᑦ ᐊᑦᑕᕐᓇᖅᑐᖃᖁᓇᒍ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᖁᖅᓱᖅ ᐃᓕᕼᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᒪᐃ 31-ᒥ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑕᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᑳᓯᑕᐳᓪ ᐲᑕᔅ ᐱᓕᑉᒧᑦ, ᑐᓄᐊᓂ, ᐃᓕᓴᐃᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑎᓂᒃ, ᓴᐅᒥᐊᓂᑦ ᐱᒋᐊᕐᓗᒍ, ᔪᕋᐃᔭᓯ ᐳᑭᕐᓈᖅ, ᒦᓴᓐ ᓇᕼᐊᓗᓕᒃ, ᑐᕆᓂᑎ ᐅᑯᐊᖅ, ᓖᕈᐃ ᓇᑯᓛᖅ, ᒫᑲᔅ ᔩᑯ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓕᒃᓯ ᖁᖅᓲᓐ. ᑐᓄᐊᓂ ᑕᐃᑲ ᐃᓕᓴᐃᔨᖓ ᐋᓂ ᐅᑯᐊᖅ.

Const. Peter Phillips observes as Quqshuun Ilihakvik student Jacob Jayko performs manoeuvres on the obstacle course in the school gym.

Among the participants in the bike safety rodeo at Quqshuun Ilihakvik on May 31 were Const. Peter Phillips, foreground, who gave instruction and students, from left, Uriash Puqiqnak, Mason Nahalolik, Trinity Akoak, Leroy Nakoolak, Marcus Jayko, and Lexi Quqshuun. In back is teacher Annie Akoak.

Const. Peter Phillips gives tips to Joanne Nakoolak as she tackles the bike safety obstacle course.


16 nunavutnews.com, Monday, June 11, 2018

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ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑏᑦ ᐃᓐᖏᖅᑐᑦ ᒥᐊᓂᖅᓯᔨᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᒪᕐᒥᒃ ᓇᓄᕐᒥ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑏᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᑐᓴᐅᒪᑎᑦᑎᔪᑎᓂᒃ ᓴᓇᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐃᒪᕐᒥᐅᑕᐃᑦ ᐳᐃᔩᑦ ᓂᕿᖏᑦ ᐱᔾᔪᑎᒋᓪᓗᒋᑦ

ᐱᓇᓱᐊᖃᑎᒌᒃᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᐅᓚᔫᓕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓂᐊᖅᑏᑦ, ᐃᓄᐃᓪᓗ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖓᓂᖔᖅᑐᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓴᐳᔾᔨᔩᑦ ᐆᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᒥᐊᓂᖅᓯᔨᐅᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐊᒃᓱᕉᑎᖃᖅᓗᑎᒃ ᐅᖅᑯᒥᐅᑦ ᐃᑭᖓᓂ ᐃᒻᒥᒃᑰᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐋᕿᒃᓱᐃᔪᔭᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᓇᓄᖅ ᐃᓕᓴᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑎᓄᑦ ᓂᐊᖁᓐᖒᒥ. “ᐅᑎᕐᓗᑕ ᖃᓄᖅ ᐱᒋᐊᖓᕐᕕᒋᓚᐅᖅᑕᖓᓄᑦ … ᐊᕐᕌᓂ, ᒐᕙᒪᑎᑐᖃᒃᑯᑦ ᐋᕿᒃᓱᐃᓂᐊᕐᓂᕋᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᖕᒪᑕ 5-ᐳᓴᒥᒃ ᓴᐳᑎᔭᐅᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᐃᒪᕐᓂᒃ ᐃᑲᔪᕐᓂᐊᕐᓂᕋᖅᖢᑎᒃ, ᓴᐳᑎᔭᐅᓯᒪᔪᒃ ᐃᒪᐅᑉ 5-ᐳᓴᖓᓄᑦ ᑎᑭᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ 2017-ᒥ, 10-ᐳᓴᒧᑦ ᑐᕌᒐᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᖅ 2020-ᒥ,” ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕆᓪᓗᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᒃᑯᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖓᓐᓂ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᑎᔨ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᐅᓪᓗᓂᓗ ᐳᕋᐃᔭᓐ ᐴᒃ. “ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᐊᒃᑐᐊᓂᖃᕐᒪᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᓄᑦ, ᒐᕙᒪᑎᒃᑯᓐᓂᓗ, ᐊᓯᖏᓐᓂᓗ ᑎᒥᖁᑎᒋᔭᐅᔪᓄᑦ (ᒐᕙᒪᑎᒃᑰᖏᑦᑐᓂ) ᐊᕙᑎᓕᕆᔨᓄᓪᓗ ᑎᒥᖁᑎᒋᔭᐅᔪᓄᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑕᒪᐃᓐᓄᓕᒫᑦ ᓄᓇᕐᔪᐊᒥᐅᓄᑦ, ᕿᒥᕈᒋᐊᖃᓕᕋᑦᑕ ᖃᓄᒃᑲᓐᓂᖅ ᐱᒋᐊᓪᓚᒃᑲᓐᓂᕈᓐᓇᕐᒪᖔᑦᑕ.” ᑕᐃᓱᒪᓂᑖᓗᐃᑦ ᐱᕈᖅᑐᑦ ᐃᑭᐅᑉ ᐃᖅᑲᖓᓂ ᐃᑦᑕᐃᔪᑏᓪᓗ ᐃᒪᒥᐅᑕᓄᑦ ᓇᔪᖅᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᑦ ᐃᑭᕐᒥ, ᐳᖅᑐᓂᖃᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᑦ ᐃᒻᒪᖄ 2-ᒦᑐᒧᑦ ᑎᑭᖢᒍ, ᐊᒥᓱᖕᒪᑕ ᐹᕕᓐ ᐲ ᑕᕆᐅᖓᓂ ᑏᕕᔅ ᓯᑐᕇᑦᓗ ᐃᑭᖓᓂ ᐊᒥᓱᓄᑦ ᐃᒪᕐᒥᐅᑕᓄᑦ ᐳᐃᔨᓄᓪᓗ ᓇᔪᒐᕆᔭᐅᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᔾᔨᒌᖏᑦᑐᓄᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓄᑦ ᐃᒪᕐᒥᐅᑕᓄᓪᓗ ᐳᐃᔨᓄᑦ. ᑭᖑᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ, ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓄᑦ ᓴᐳᑎᔭᐅᓯᒪᕖᑦ ᐱᑕᖃᕆᐊᖃᕐᒪᑕ ᐃᑭᕐᒥ ᐊᑦᑕᕐᓇᕐᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ, ᑭᓱᑐᐃᓐᓇᒧᑦ ᐊᓯᔾᔨᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᔪᓄᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓂᐊᖅᑕᐅᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᓕᖁᓇᒋᑦ. ᑲᑐᔾᔭᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕆᔭᐅᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᑲᔪᓯᑦᑎᐊᕐᒪᑦ, ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᐊᖏᕈᑎᓕᐅᕈᑕᐅᐅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐱᔭᕆᑐᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ, ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐴᒃ. ᐱᖓᓱᓂᒃ

ᓂᕈᐊᖅᓯᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᒍᑦ ᐃᑭᕐᒥ ᐆᒪᔪᓄᑦ ᓇᔪᒐᕆᔭᐅᔪᓂᒃ, ᑲᑎᒪᔪᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᒐᕙᒪᑎᑐᖃᒃᑯᓐᓂᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᐋᕿᒃᓱᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ. ᑕᐃᒪᓕ, ᑐᓴᐅᒪᔭᐅᒋᐊᖃᕐᓂᐊᓕᕐᒥᔪᑦ ᓂᕿᖃᕐᕕᐅᔪᑦ ᐆᒪᔪᓄᑦ, ᑲᑐᔾᔭᐅᓗᑎᒃ ᓴᐳᑎᔭᐅᓯᒪᓂᐊᕐᒪᑕ ᐱᒋᐊᖓᕐᕕᖃᕐᓗᑎᒃ ᓄᑕᖅᑲᓂᒃ ᑐᓴᐅᒪᑎᑦᑎᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ, ᑭᖑᕚᕆᓂᐊᕋᑦᑎᒍ ᑕᒫᓂ ᐊᑐᕐᓂᖃᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐃᒃᐱᒋᓂᐊᖅᑕᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐋᕿᒃᓱᐃᔪᔭᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗᑦᑕᐅᖅ ᓯᕗᓂᕆᓂᐊᖅᑕᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᒥᐊᓂᖅᓯᔨᐅᓂᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓴᐳᑎᔭᐅᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᐆᒪᔪᓄᑦ ᓇᔪᒐᕆᔭᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᐃᑭᕐᒥ. ᑕᐃᒪᐃᓐᓂᖓᓄᑦ ᑕᕝᕙ ᑐᓴᕐᓂᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐱᓯᓕᐅᕈᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑎᑕᐅᓯᕐᓂᒃ ᐋᕿᒃᓱᐃᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᓂᐱᓕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᔮᓱᐊ ᖃᐅᒻᒪᕆᐊᒧᑦ Trade-Offs-ᑯᓐᓂᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᕕᓂ ᖃᕆᑕᕐᒧᑦ ᖃᓄᑭᐊᒃᑯᑦ ᑕᑯᓐᓇᒐᒃᓴᓕᐅᖅᑎᖏᓐᓄᑦ, ᐃᓚᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐳᕆᐊᓐ ᑳᑦ ᒍᕇᑦ 3-4-5-ᒥ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑎᖁᑎᖏᑦ ᓇᓄᖅ ᐃᓕᓴᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᓂᐊᖁᓐᖒᒥ. ᐊᑏᒍᒃᑯᑦ ᑕᑯᓐᓇᒐᒃᓴᓕᕆᔨᖏᑦ ᑲᒪᔨᐅᑎᑕᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᓴᓇᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᑕᕐᕆᔭᐅᑎᓂᒃ, ᑕᐃᓪᓗᓂᐅᒃ ᒥᐊᓂᖅᓯᔨᑦ ᑕᕆᐅᕐᒥᒃ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐅᐸᒃᑕᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᐃᓕᓴᕐᕕᖓᓃᑦᑐᑦ. ᑳᑦ ᐃᒻᒥᒃᑰᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐃᓕᓴᐃᔪᑎᖃᕐᒪᑦ ᓯᓚᒥ ᐊᓃᕋᔭᐅᓯᕐᓂᒃ. “ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑏᑦ ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᓚᐅᑦᑐᑦ ᓯᓚᒥ ᐊᓃᕋᔭᒃᑎᑕᐅᓂᕐᒥᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᒧᖓᐅᓯᒪᑎᑕᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᓯᑯᒥᓗ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᑲᑕᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ,” ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓚᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᑳᑦ. “ᐊᓱᐃᓛᒃ ᑖᓐᓇ ᑲᔪᓯᑦᑎᐊᓴᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᐃᓕᓴᕈᑎᒋᔭᕗᑦ. ᒪᓐᓇ ᓯᓚᑦᑐᒃᓴᐅᑎᓂᒃ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑕᐅᓕᕐᒥᔪᑦ ᐃᒪᕐᒥᐅᑕᓂᒃ ᐆᒪᔪᓄᑦ ᓇᔪᒐᕆᔭᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᑕᕆᐅᕐᒥ. ᓇᒻᒪᓈᖅᓯᑦᑎᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ.” ᖃᐅᒪᕆᐊᖅ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᖃᕆᑕᒃᑯᑦ, ᐱᓯᓕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ, ᐳᓛᕆᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᐃᓕᓴᕐᕕᖓᓄᑦ, ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕆᐊᖅᑐᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᐊᕙᑎᕗᑦ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᐊᓂᖓᓂ ᐃᓅᓯᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᑭᕐᒥ ᐱᕈᖅᑐᑦ ᐃᑦᑕᐅᑏᓪᓗ ᐅᕕᓗᐃᓪᓗ

ᓇᔪᒐᒋᖃᑦᑕᖅᑕᖏᑦ ᐅᔭᕋᐃᑦ. “ᐊᑐᓂ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑏᑦ ᐊᐱᖅᓱᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ. ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᖁᕕᐊᓇᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᑕᑯᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑏᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖅᑐᑦ ᑕᕐᕆᔭᐅᑎᒃᑯᑦ ᖃᓄᖅ ᐃᓱᒪᒋᔭᒥᓂᒃ. ᐃᓚᖏᑦ ᐊᖑᓇᓱᒋᐊᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᕋᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᖁᕕᐊᒋᓪᓗᓂᔪᒃ ᓄᓇᒥᓂᒃᓗ ᖁᕕᐊᒋᔭᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᑲᔾᔭᕆᓪᓗᓂᔪᒃ ᓂᕿᖃᖅᑎᑕᐅᒐᒥᒃ ᓄᓇᒥᑦ. ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐱᕝᕕᒃᓴᖃᖅᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᒥᓂᒃ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᖃᑕᖑᑎᒥᓂᒃ ᐱᖃᑎᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ. ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᓕᓴᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᓯᒪᔭᒥᓂᒃ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖅᖢᑎᒃ,” ᐅᖃᕆᓪᓗᓂ ᑳᑦ. ᓇᓄᖅ ᐃᓕᓴᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᐊᒃᑐᐊᖕᒪᑕ ᐱᖅᑯᓯᑐᖃᖅᑎᑐᑦ ᐃᓅᓯᖃᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐃᓅᓯᖃᕋᒥᒃ ᐊᑐᖃᑦᑕᖅᑕᒥᓂᒃ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᐃᓕᓴᐃᔨᓄᑦ ᐃᓕᓴᕐᕕᐊᓂ, ᐅᑯᓄᖓ ᒫᒋ ᑯᓂᓘᓯ, ᑰᑑᖅ ᐊᓚᐃᖓ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᖃᓛᐱᒃ ᐱᓱᒃᑎ. ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑏᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᕚᓪᓗᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᓂᖓ ᐊᑐᕆᐊᓕᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᒃᑕᕐᓗᑯᓂᒃ ᐱᑕᖃᖁᓇᒍ ᐆᒪᔪᐃᑦ ᐃᕐᕋᕕᖏᓐᓂ ᓂᕆᖃᑦᑕᖅᑕᖏᓐᓂ, ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕆᓪᓗᓂ ᑳᑦ. ᐅᓂᒃᑲᕆᓪᓗᓂ ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑏᑦ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᒥᐊᓂᖅᓯᔨᐅᓕᖅᑐᑦ, ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᐅᐱᒋᔪᑦ ᓴᕆᒪᓱᒃᖢᑎᒃ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᓂᕐᒥᓂᒃ ᑕᒪᑐᒥᖓ. “ᐃᓕᓴᖅᑏᑦ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ ᑲᔪᓯᑦᑎᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ. ᖁᕕᐊᒋᔭᒥᓂᒃ ᐋᕿᒃᓱᐃᓪᓗᑎᒃ. ᐃᓚᐅᖃᑕᐅᑦᑎᐊᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᑕᕐᕆᔭᐅᑎᓕᐅᖅᑐᓂ ᐱᓰᓪᓗ ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᑐᓴᕐᓂᕆᔭᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐃᓐᖏᖅᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᓕᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐃᓕᓴᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᒧᒥᕈᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᖢᑎᒃᓗ, ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᓄᑕᖅᑲᓄᑦ ᐱᒃᑯᒥᒋᔭᐅᓂᖅᓴᐅᖕᒪᑕ ᐱᓰᑦ ᒪᓐᓇᓯᐅᑏᑦ.” ᒥᐊᓂᖅᓯᔨᑦ ᑕᕆᐅᕐᒥᒃ ᑕᕐᕆᔭᐅᑎ ᑐᓂᐅᖅᑲᖅᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᐃᓕᓴᕐᕕᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐱᔭᐅᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᐊᕆᓪᓗᓂ ᖃᕆᑕᐅᔭᑎᒍᑦ ᔫᑑᑉᑯᓐᓂᑦ.


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Thrift store opens in Baker news

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Committee working to re-establish food bank in community by Darrell Greer

Northern News Services

Qamanittuaq/Baker Lake

There have been challenges along the way, but a Baker Lake thrift store officially opened its doors on May 11. The store is being run by the Abluqta Society and profits from the venture will be used to fund a food bank for the community. The idea for the society and store came about when Erin Strachan of Performance Management Consultants delivered an employment training program in Baker funded by the career development division of the Department of Family Services in 2016. The program is designed to help people with disabilities or other difficulties find work. When members of Baker’s health and wellness committee mentioned the need for a thrift store in the community to Strachan – who already felt her course participants were in need of work experience – the seeds were planted for the creation of the Abluqta Society and the thrift store, she said. Joseph Arnasungaaq is president of the society, while Sharon Alerk will be managing the thrift store.

Strachan said she also learned of the need of a food bank in Baker, with the last one in the community closing its doors in 2015. The thrift store is open two days a week – Thursday and Saturday. “We actually just got started with the food bank side of things this past week,” she said. “The society held a bingo recently to raise some more funding for the store and it’s going to use some of the proceeds from the bingo to buy the first items for the food bank and distribute them to 10 families in need in Baker just to get started. We are, at the same time, working to find more sustainable funding for the food bank side of the operation.” Strachan said the thrift store received a sea can full of donated items from the Ikurraq Food Bank (Deacon’s Cupboard) in Rankin Inlet to get the operation off to a good start. She said since opening, the store has been receiving a lot of donated items from people in the community. “The items have been coming from people moving to the south again, people working on rotation with Agnico Eagle Mines and some people who just had some items to

ᒥᓕᐊᑏᓐᒥ ᐅᔭᕋᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᖓᓂ ᐃᑭᑦᑐᖃᕐᓂᖅᐸᑦ ᐸᖅᓴᐃᔨᖏᑦ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥ ᐃᓗᐊᖅᓴᐅᑎᓂᒃ ᑲᒪᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ

ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑏᑦ ᐋᓂᑯ ᐄᒍᓪᑯᑦ ᐅᔭᕋᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᐊᓂ ᒎᓗᒃᓴᔭᓂᒃ ᓴᓇᕕᐊᓂ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᐅᔾᔨᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᓄᓇᐅᑉ ᐊᑖᓂ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥᒃ ᐃᓗᐊᖅᓴᐅᑎᓂᒃ ᑲᒪᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ 61-ᒋᓕᒃᑕᖓᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑕᒫᖅᓯᐅᑎᒥ ᐅᔭᕋᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᓂ ᐸᖅᓴᐃᔩᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᒥᓂᒃ ᐱᐊᓂᒃᓵᓕᓇᓱᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᔭᓗᓇᐃᕝᒥ ᔫᓐ 2-ᒥ. ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᑕᑎᒌᒃᓗᑎᒃ ᐱᐊᓂᒃᓵᓕᖃᑦᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ: ᑕᑎᒌᒃᑐᑦ ᑲᒪᔨᖓᑦ ᔨᕈᒥ ᕌᐳᑦ ᒪᑎᐊᓪ, ᕆᓂ ᐳᑦᓈᖅ, ᑳᐱᑕᖓᑕ ᑐᖓᓕᖓ ᓯᓪᕚᓐ ᕈᐃ, ᕼᐃᔪ ᑑᐱ, ᕘᕋᓐ ᕗᐃᓪᑳᒃᔅ, ᐳᕋᐃᔭᓐ ᑎᓕᓐ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑲᐱᑕᖓᑦ ᐃᕙᓐᔅ ᓚᕘᕆᔅᑦ.

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MELIADINE WINS AT MINE RESCUE FIRST AID

Workers from Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd.'s Meliadine Gold Project took home first for underground first aid at the 61st annual Mine Rescue Competition held in Yellowknife June 2. The team, front to back: team coordinator Jerome Robert Martel, Renee Pudnak, vice-captain Sylvain Roy, Hugues Dube, Darren Wilcox, Bryan Dillon and captain Evens Laforest.

donate,” she said. Clothing donations used to be left in a community hall for people to come and rifle through the bags looking for whatever they needed but members of the wellness committee didn’t think that was a very dignified way of doing things, said Strachan. “We hope, it’s better for the community to have a store people can go to for their thrift items,” she said. “They do have to pay a little something for them – the items are very reasonably priced – but it’s providing a supply of used clothing and household items, while also raising money to support the food bank.” Strachan said the Abluqta Society have been developing this initiative for the past three years and it has been a real challenge to secure funding to get the operation up and running. “It’s taken a lot of volunteer effort and organization to get it to the point where it is now and I’m really hopeful we’ll be able to find some long-term funding going forward,” she said. “The volunteer food bank in Baker that closed in 2015 ran for 25 years solely on bingos. They’d basically hold a bingo and then buy food and distribute it in the community.” “The thing was, a lot of times the same people who were playing bingo also needed food, so it wasn’t, perhaps, the most ethical way of doing it, but the fact of the matter is there are a lot of hungry people in Baker Lake and elsewhere in Nunavut for that

ᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᓇᓐᓯ ᐊᑦᑕᓂᖅ, ᓴᐅᒥᐊᓂ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓲᓴᓐ ᑐᓗᖅᑐᖅ ᖁᖓᑦᑐᑦ ᐊᑭᑭᒡᓕᒋᐊᖅᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᓂᐅᕕᕐᕕᒃ ᒪᑐᐃᕐᓂᐊᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᖃᒪᓂ’ᑐᐊᒥ ᒪᐃ 11-ᒥ.

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Elders Nancy Aptanik, left, and Susan Toolooktook are smiling as the thrift store officially opens in Baker Lake on May 11. matter,” she added. “It would be ideal to have some way of generating revenue for the food bank side of things that doesn’t involve gambling and we’re really trying to make that happen.” Strachan said Susan Toolooktook, a community elder, pretty much ran the previous food bank in Baker by herself and is now on the Abluqta

Society committee. She said Toolooktook is simply an incredible person. “Susan has a disability in that she’s deaf, but she’s the best hunter in town. She’ll go out by herself on a -40 C day and come back with a muskox or a caribou,” she said. “Back on Valentine’s Day in 1985, she did a Walk for Love – she actually did two

back-to-back marathons by herself with just her dog – to raise awareness about food insecurity in Baker Lake. “It will be very, very good for Susan to get to see this come together in her lifetime because she devoted so much of her love and energy into wanting to see people in Baker have enough food,” she said.


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Big success in the nation's capital ᐃᖃᓗᖕᒥᐅᖅ ᑖᓂᐊᓚ ᑲᓚᒪᔭᓐ, ᓴᐅᒥᐊᓂ, ᐊᑭᒋᐊᖅᓯᔪᖅ ᕌᔪ ᐱᓛᓐᔩᒥᒃ, ᐃᖃᓗᖕᒥᐅᒥᒃᑕᐅᖅ, ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᕿᕐᓂᖅᑕᒥᒃ ᕿᓗᐊᖅᑖᕋᓱᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐋᑐᕚᒥ ᑕᐃᑯᐊᓐᑑᖅᑏᑦ ᐱᖑᐊᕕᒃᔪᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᔫᓐ 3-ᒥ.

photo courtesy of Pat McDermott

Iqaluit's Daniella Callamayan, right, moves on Roger Belanger, also from Iqaluit, during black belt testing in Ottawa on June 3.

Iqaluit Taekwondo Society returns with nearly two dozen medals from General Choi Taekwondo World Cup in Ottawa by James McCarthy

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You can set your watch by it – the Iqaluit Taekwondo Society goes to Ottawa for a tournament and comes home with more medals than competitors that made the trip. That was the case this year as the society's 17 members came home with 23 medals in total at the General Choi Taekwondo World Cup in Ottawa earlier this month. That total included eight gold medals and double-gold

performances from Nick McDermott and Matthew Baillargeon. Pat McDermott, the society's president, was on the trip as well and said it's amazing to see the club have so much success again. "It's a real testament to the instructors we have and the dedication of our members," he said. "They really enjoy doing what they do and that breeds success. Even the students that didn't medal all found their own personal successes and were able to compete with some of the best from around the world."

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New committee in place

Ikaluktutiak/Cambridge Bay Cambridge Bay is planning to host a fishing derby this coming August and there's a committee in place to help organize the event. Fred Muise, the community's recreation co-ordinator, announced the members of the committee, which is known as Ikalukhiotigiit, on May 30. Jeannie Evalik will chair the committee with Allen Kanoyak as the vice-chair. Cathy Aitaok is the secretary-treasurer and Albert Okhina is a member-at-large.

As McDermott alluded, this was an international event with competitors making the trip from places such as Mexico, Puerto Rico, Vietnam, Nepal and Argentina, to name a few. Including Canada, 12 nations in total were in attendance. Figuring out who would make the trip in the first place came down to a mixture of attendance and ability, said McDermott. "We actually had less selection that in past years," he said. "We looked at attendance and we had a benchmark of at least 80 per cent

positive attendance for classes. We also took people we felt would be competitive, especially when it came to sparring. You need to have the skills to spar and be safe because safety is number one for us." There were two types of competition in Ottawa: poomse (forms) and sparring. Sparring is self-explanatory as it's a fighting-type of scenario while the poomse shows off proficiency with memorized movements and patterns. Please see Medal haul, page 19

The committee was scheduled to hold a meeting on June 5 to try and find between one to three other members-at-large to sit on the committee. The derby is tentatively scheduled to take place from Aug. 3 to 6.

The draws for who will be on each team are set to happen on June 11.

Softball for the kids

Naujaat The 3055 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps had its final parade of the season late last month. The evening included some awards for the young cadets and here's the winners of the marksmanship and biathlon awards: Top Shot Marksmanship (Junior): Master Cpl. Tigumiaq Haqpi Top Shot Marksmanship (Senior): Chief Warrant Officer Terence Mapsalak Most Improved Shot: Master Cpl. Kendra Kringayark Master Cpl. Bridgette Malliki Top Biathlete: Chief Warrant Officer Terence Mapsalak -with files from Darrell Greer

Kangiqliniq/Rankin Inlet Summer is trying to break through in Rankin Inlet and that means it's softball time. Two community volunteers, Robert Kabvitok and Holly Mercer, are getting the ball rolling when it comes to the youth side of the game as they're organizing a youth league which is scheduled to begin in the middle of June. It's open to boys and girls between the ages of 11 to 13 and equipment will be provided although those already with gloves are encouraged to bring them. Game times are yet to be determined but the hope is to play at least once a week for six weeks. The best part? It's all free of charge.

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ᐋᓕᒃᔅ ᒪᒃᑑᒥᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᒥᐅᖅ ᖃᓄᐃᖏᑦᑎᐊᖅᑰᔨᔪᖅ ᑕᒪᑐᒪᓂ ᐊᑭᒪᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐴᒻᓯᒥᒃ ᑕᒪᐃᑕ ᓴᐅ ᑕᐅᑯᐊᓐᑑᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᓄᓇᕐᔪᐊᒥ ᑲᑉᑖᕋᓱᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᑕᐃᑯᐊᓐᑑᖅᑎᓄᑦ ᐃᓕᑕᕆᔭᐅᔪᑎᒥᒃ ᐋᑐᕚᒥ ᔫᓐ 2-ᒥ. ᔨᓂᕗ ᐃᐊᓪᔅᕗᐊᑦ ᑐᓂᐅᓯᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᐅᐱᒋᔭᐅᔪᑎᒥᒃ ᐱᐊᓂᒃᓯᓚᐅᖅᖢᓂ ᐱᖑᐊᕈᓯᕐᒥᓂᒃ.

Jennifer Ellsworth accepts congratulations after a successful event.

Major medal haul for Iqaluit society Big success, from page 18

"It's reflective of the movements of selfdefence," said McDermott. "It gets more complicated the higher you go up in terms of belt colour. We have one forms sequence where you have to remember 64 different movements and you have to do them in order." Doing all of that is good for the younger members of the society, he added. "It's good for the kids because it gives them a chance to focus," he said. "By extension, it helps them when they're in school in terms of concentration and they're also learning about resiliency and life skills." Outside of the tournament, three of the society's members – Nick McDermott, Daniella Callamayan and Roger Belanger – all tested for their first-degree black belts and were successful. It was an impressive showing for Belanger, who earned his top colour at the age of 70. "Roger proved that you're never too old,"

said McDermott. "Taekwondo is a sport that appeals to all ages. You can start at any time and you're learning those skills and learning about fitness that's applicable to anyone. It's a martial art that focuses on defence and it can be competitive but it's more about the physical needs of a person." Pat McDermott and his wife, Samantha, were also honoured by the Chan Hun International Taekwondo Federation (CHITF), the organization which the society registers under, with honorary black belts for their work over the years to help grow the sport in Iqaluit. With the Ottawa trip over for another year, the society's focus is now on a much bigger event planned for 2019 – the inaugural CHITF World Championships, which are scheduled to happen in Australia. "That will be an exciting trip for us," said McDermott. "Looking forward to Ottawa is always exciting but now the possibility of Australia is very thrilling."

photos courtesy of Pat McDermott

Alex McDermott of Iqaluit looks composed as he competes in poomse (forms) at the General Choi Taekwondo World Cup in Ottawa on June 2.

ᕌᔪ ᐱᓛᓐᔩ ᐊᐅᓚᑲᑕᒃᑐᖅ ᐆᒃᑐᕋᐅᑎᓂᒃ ᒪᓕᒃᖢᓂ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑕᐅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᕿᕐᓂᖅᑕᒥᒃ ᕿᓚᐅᑎᑖᕋᓱᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᑕᐃᑯᐊᓐᑑᒥ.

ᒫᑎᐅ ᓯᒫᓚᑰᒻ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᒥᐅᖅ ᑕᐅᑐᑦᑎᐊᕋᓱᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᐆᒃᑐᕋᖅᑕᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑕᐅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐊᑭᒪᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᔪᑦ.

Roger Belanger executes his forms as part of his black belt testing.

Matthew Smallacombe of Iqaluit judges a competition.


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Johnny Football finally comes to Canada Northern News Services know Manziel was feeling like a million bucks. Honestly, can we stop with all this crap He's been out of football for several years about an actual monster living in Loch Ness? dealing with personal and professional issues, If there was something there, it would have which should always come before football. He been seen and/or heard of by now. The latest needed to get his head right before coming waste of money on finding an invisible inaniback. mate object lurking in the murk of the famous It's a long way from those days at Texas body of Scottish water comes courtesy of Neil A&M, where he won the Heisman Trophy as Gemmell, a professor from the University of a freshman, the first time that ever happened, Otago in New Zealand, who plans on doing and being a first-round draft pick of the CleveDNA tests. He doesn't believe in Nessie but he land Browns. He had a spectacular fall from claims the DNA tests will grace but this is the first step help bring science to a wider back. And to sound as corny audience and take people on as ever, a long journey begins an adventure. There are more with a single step. cost-effective ways to take It's a win-win for the Tigerpeople on an adventure in Cats as well. If Manziel sucwith James McCarthy Scotland. Case in point: $100 ceeds, they get themselves a and a walk down George great pivot for however many Street in Glasgow at 2 a.m. is years it lasts. It's been said one way. Manziel's style fits the CFL so he should have Anyway, on to something that's real: some success. If Manziel fizzles, no big deal. The Tiger-Cats gave him a legitimate shot and He's here! it was his to lose, hypothetically speaking. After all the bluster and what-ifs, Johnny My only hope is Manziel doesn't go all Manziel is in a Hamilton Tiger-Cats uniform. Lawrence Phillips and proclaim himself to be Johnny Football made his long-awaited the best player in the CFL. We all saw how that Canadian Football League debut on June 1 turned out. against your defending Grey Cup champions, my Toronto Argonauts, and he didn't look out That's one way to do it of place at all. He came on for his first series Ramadan, the month of fasting in Islam, is late in the first half and completed his first happening right now and that means practisthree passes and finished with 80 passing yards ing Muslims can't consume any food or drink overall in the game. between sunrise and sunset. That rule goes for Now, it's just the pre-season and a career athletes as well. No exceptions. isn't made after a few passes but you had to Tunisia's men's national soccer team is in

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the midst of getting set for the 2018 FIFA World Cup by playing friendlies and two of those friendlies in recent weeks have come during Ramadan. Nutrition is important but there's no way for the players, all of whom are Muslim, to get a proper meal before playing because the sun is up. How do they get around it? Easy – when it comes time to break fast, Mouez Hassen, the team's goalkeeper, goes down with an injury at the point when the sun sets. The team's trainers go out to "check" on him to make sure he's alright, which gives the players a chance to fuel up on Gatorade and some quick snacks. It's a masterful way to do it and actually works because it gives the players some energy down the stretch of a game. It's also the only time I actually don't mind a player going down to fake an injury because Hassen isn't doing it to gain an advantage. He's doing it so he and his teammates can eat. Ramadan will be over by the time the World Cup starts in Russia on June 18 so expect it to come to an end, right? Right!? Typical hockey guy The running joke about hockey players that miss the playoffs is they spend the summer golfing. But what about the officials? Welp, one NHL referee is going to be golfing and it will be in one of the biggest tournaments going today. Garrett Rank of Elmira, Ont., has qualified to play in the U.S. Open later this month. No joke. Rank won a spot to play at Shinnecock Hills through a U.S. Golf Association (USGA)

sectional qualifier in Roswell, Georgia and will join fellow Canucks Adam Hadwin and Mackenzie Hughes as the Canadian contingent currently qualified. Lest you think this was a one-off fluke, Rank has a rather impressive golfing resume. He's won the Canadian Mid-Amateur Championship and has played in more than a dozen USGA-sanctioned tournaments over the years. And no, he isn't becoming a full-time professional golfer. He's keeping his amateur status because he already has a good job. And finally … Good Idea: Listening to the Star-Spangled Banner. Bad Idea: Listening to Donald Trump singing the Star-Spangled Banner. Look, the National Football League has enough problems but it doesn't need to exacerbate anything by having U.S. President Donald Trump belting out the American national anthem. This was actually suggested by someone named Jacob Wohl as a way for the NFL to regain the respect and trust of the American public. At first glance, you'd think this was parody but he has that vaunted blue checkmark Twitter likes to give out for its trusted accounts. On second thought, I'd like to hear Trump give it a shot. It couldn't be any worse than what we got from Fergie at the 2018 NBA AllStar Game or Roseanne Barr that night in San Diego or Carl Lewis that night in New Jersey or ... Until next time, folks.


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ᓴᓇᖑᐊᖅᑎ ᐹᑦ ᕼᐊᓇ ᓴᓇᖑᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᖃᓪᓗᐱᓪᓗᖑᐊᒥᒃ ᓯᑦᓇᒥᒃ ᐅᑭᐅᓂᒃ ᒪᕐᕉᖕᓂᒃ ᐱᐊᓂᒃᐸᓪᓕᐊᓕᖅᖢᓂᐅᒃ ᓴᓇᑦᑎᐊᕋᓱᐊᖅᖢᓂᐅᒃ ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ ᓱᕋᒃᑎᖅᑕᐅᓐᓂᕐᒪᑦ ᓇᑎᕐᒧᑦ ᐅᕐᕈᑎᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐃᒡᓗᓕᖕᒥ ᓴᓇᕕᐊᓂ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ.

ᐃᒡᓗᓕᒃᒥᐅᖅ ᓴᓇᖑᐊᖅᑎ ᑲᑎᖅᓱᐃᓇᓱᐊᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᓴᓇᖑᐊᖅᑕᒥᓂᒃ ᓴᓇᕕᖓ ᐃᓵᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓱᕋᒃᑎᖅᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐊᑯᓂ ‘ᓴᓇᑦᑎᐊᕋᓱᐊᖅᑕᖓ’ ᐅᖓᑖᓄᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᓂᒃ ᒪᕐᕉᖕᓂᒃ ᓴᓇᕙᓪᓕᐊᔭᕋ, ᐹᑦ ᕼᐊᓇ ᐊᑯᓂ ᖃᐅᑕᒫᑦ ᓴᓇᕙᒃᖢᓂᐅᒃ ᑭᓱᓕᒫᑦᑎᐊᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᓪᓗᓂ ᕿᓪᓕᓴᖅᓯᒪᑦᑎᐊᖅᖢᓂᓗ ᓯᑦᓇᖑᐊᖅ ᓴᓇᖑᐊᖅᑕᖓ ᓴᓇᕕᖕᒥᓂ, ᓱᕋᒃᑎᖅᑕᐅᓐᓂᕐᒪᑦ ᓇᑎᕐᒧᑦ ᐅᕐᕈᑎᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᒪᐃᒥ ᐅᓪᓗᒥᒃ ᐊᑕᐅᓯᕐᒥᒃ ᐊᐅᓪᓚᖅᓯᒪᑎᓪᓗᒍ. “ᓱᕋᒃᑎᕆᖕᒪᑕ ᓴᓇᑦᑎᐊᕋᓱᐊᖅᑕᓐᓂᒃ,” ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᒃᓱᕈᖅᖢᓂ ᐊᐃᑦᑖᕈᓱᒃᑐᖅ ᓇᓗᓇᖏᖢᓂ. “ᑕᕝᕙ ᑲᑎᖅᓱᕋᓱᐊᕋᓗᐊᖅᑕᕋ, ᐃᓚᖏᑦ ᓇᓂᖃᑦᑕᖅᖢᒋᑦ ᐅᑎᒃᑲᓐᓂᕈᓐᓇᖅᐸᓪᓚᐃᔪᖅ ᐱᖅᑯᓯᑐᖃᕐᒥᓄᑦ.” ᑕᐃᓱᒪᓂ ᐅᓪᓗᓕᒫᑲᓴᒃ ᓯᓚᒥ ᐊᓯᕙᖅᓯᒪᖃᑕᐅᓚᐅᒪᑦ ᐅᓇᓕᒃᓴᔭᓄᑦ ᒪᐃ 9-ᒥ. ᐅᑎᖅᖢᓂ, ᖃᐅᔨᓕᖅᑐᕕᓂᖅ ᐃᒐᓛᖓ ᓴᓇᕕᖓᓂ ᒪᑐᐃᖓᑦᑎᐊᖅᑐᖅ. ᐃᓗᐊᓂ, ᐅᕿᖏᑦᑐᕈᓗᒃ ᓴᓇᖑᐊᒐᖅ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖅᑐᐊᒥᒃ ᑕᑯᖅᑯᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᖃᓪᓗᐱᓪᓗᖑᐊᖑᓪᓗᓂ ᓯᑦᓇ - ᓇᖏᖅᖢᓂ ᐳᖅᑐᓂᖃᓪᓗᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᒦᑐᒥᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ 2 1/3 ᒦᑐᓗᐊᖓᓂᒃᑕᐅᖅ ᓴᓂᕋᒧᑦ - ᓇᑎᕐᒥ ᐅᕐᕈᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᓴᓇᖑᐊᕈᑎᖏᓪᓗ ᓇᑎᕐᒦᒃᑭᓪᓗᑎᒃ. “ᑕᑯᒐᒃᑯ ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᖁᓪᓗᓚᐅᖅᑐᖓ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕆᐊᒃᓴᖅ ᓇᓗᓕᖅᖢᖓ - ᕿᐊᓗᖓ ᐃᒡᓚᕐᓗᖓᓘᓐᓃᑦ. ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ

ᐊᐃᑦᑖᖑᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ,” ᕼᐊᓇ ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᔭᒥᓂᒃ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐅᖃᖅᖢᓂ ᑖᓐᓇ ᓴᓇᖑᐊᒐᖓ ᓇᖏᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᕿᒪᓚᐅᖅᑕᖓ ᕿᔪᕈᓗᖕᒥ ᐊᓪᓕᕋᖓᓂ. “ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᐱᔭᕆᑐᓂᐊᓕᕐᒥᔪᖅ ᐅᑎᖅᑎᓐᓇᓱᐊᕐᓗᒍ ᐱᖅᑯᓯᑐᖃᖓᓄᑦ… ᐃᓚᒃᑲᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᕿᐊᒻᒪᕆᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᖁᒡᓗᓗᐊᒧᑦ. ᐋᓐᓂᖅᖢᑎᒃ. ᐊᒃᓱᐊᓗᒃ ᐱᑦᑎᐊᖏᑕᐅᔪᒍᑦ.” ᐅᖃᕆᓪᓗᓂ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔪᕉᖅ ᓄᑕᕋᓂᒃ ᑕᒫᓃᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᑕᑯᔪᕕᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ ᑭᒃᑰᖕᒪᖔᑕ ᓇᓗᓇᖅᖢᑎᒃ, ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕆᔪᓐᓇᖏᑕᕗᑦ ᐳᑭᖅᑕᓕᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᓵᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᕈᓯᕗᑦ. ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᖑᖏᑦᑐᖅ ᓄᑕᕋᐃᑦ ᐃᓵᑲᑕᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑕ ᓱᕋᒃᑎᕆᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐃᓗᓕᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐱᖁᑎᒋᔭᐅᔪᓂᒃ. “ᖃᐅᔨᒪᑦᑎᐊᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐱᒋᐊᖃᖏᓐᓂᕐᒥᓂᒃ, ᐊᖑᔭᐅᒑᖓᒥᒃ ᕿᒫᖃᑦᑕᖅᖢᑎᒃ,” ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕆᓪᓗᓂ. “ᓄᑕᕋᑯᓗᐃᑦ. ᐃᖅᑲᖅᑐᖅᑕᐅᔪᓇᖏᑦᑐᑦ ᓱᓕ. ᓱᓗᐊᖅᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖏᒻᒪᑕ ᑕᐃᒪᐃᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ.” ᕼᐊᓇ ᐅᖃᕆᓪᓗᓂ ᓂᐅᕕᕐᓂᐊᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᑕᐃᒪ ᐅᖃᐅᑎᒋᐊᖃᕐᓂᐊᖅᑕᕋ ᑖᓱᒥᖓ ᓴᓇᖑᐊᒐᕐᒥᒃ. ᕼᐊᓇ ᑎᑭᓴᐃᖃᑦᑕᕐᒪᑦ ᐅᒃᑯᓯᒃᓴᓂᒃ ᓴᓇᖑᐊᕐᓂᐊᖅᑕᒥᓂᒃ ᐃᒃᐱᐊᕐᔪᖕᒥᐅᓂᑦ. ᐅᕐᓱᕆᐊᑐᑦ ᐱᔪᖅ ᐅᒃᑯᓯᒃᓴᖓ ᑖᕙᓂᕐᒥᐅᑦ

ᒥᑭᔫᑎᓂᒃ ᑕᖅᓯᖅᓱᖅᖢᒍ ᐱᐅᓂᖅᓴᖅ, ᑕᐃᒫᓴᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᓄᔭᖑᐊᖏᑦ ᓯᑦᓇᖑᐊᑉ ᑕᖅᓯᖅᓱᑦᑎᐊᓚᐅᖅᑕᒃᑲ, ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᔪᕆᒃᓱᐃᓪᓗᓂ. “ᑖᓐᓇ ᐱᐅᓯᒻᒪᕆᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᓴᓇᓪᓗᒍ ᓯᑦᓇᖑᐊᒥᒃ ᓴᓇᖃᑦᑕᕋᒪ,” ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕆᓪᓗᓂ. ᕿᓚᒥ ᑕᖅᑭᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᓂ ᐱᐊᓂᓕᒑᓕᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᑯᓂ ᓴᓇᔭᕋ ᓱᕋᒃᑎᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᒪᑦ ᕿᓚᒥᕈᓗᒃ. ᒫᓐᓇ ᑕᕝᕙ ᐱᔭᕆᑐᔪᒥᒃ ᐊᑐᓕᖅᑐᒍᑦ ᐅᑎᖅᑎᑦᑎᓇᓱᐊᖅᖢᓂ ᓂᐱᐅᑎᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐅᒥᖕᒪᐅᑉ ᓇᒡᔪᖓᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᖅᖢᓂ. ᖁᔭᓐᓇᒦᒃ ᐸᓂᖓᑕ ᐊᔾᔨᓕᐅᖃᑦᑕᓚᐅᓂᕐᒪᒍ ᑕᐃᒃᑯᐊ ᑕᕝᕙ ᒪᓕᒃᖢᓂᒋᑦ ᐱᐊᓂᒃᓯᓇᓱᐊᓕᖅᑐᖅ. ᓱᓕᒃᑲᓂᖅ ᑕᖅᑭᓂᒃ ᓴtᓇᓲᔭᕐᓂᐊᓚᐅᖅᑕᖓ, ᐱᖅᑯᓯᑐᖃᖓᓄᑦ ᐅᑎᖅᑎᑦᑐᓐᓇᖅᐸᓪᓚᐃᔭᖓᒎᖅ ᓯᑦᓇᖑᐊᖅ ᓱᕋᒃᓯᒪᓂᖓ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᔪᓐᓃᕐᓗᓂ. ᐃᒻᒪᖄ ᓱᓕ ᑕᐃᓐᓇ ᓂᐅᕕᕐᓂᐊᕐᓂᕋᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐱᔪᒪᑐᐃᓐᓇᕆᐊᓕᒃ, ᐅᓐᓃᑦ ᐊᑭᑭᒡᓕᒋᐊᖅᓯᒪᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ, ᐅᖃᕆᓪᓗᓂ. ᓴᓇᖑᐊᖅᑎᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᕼᐊᓇᐅᑉ ᐃᓅᔪᑎᒋᖕᒪᒍ ᓴᓇᖑᐊᒐᒥᓄᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᒃᓴᖅᖢᓂ. “ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᐃᓅᔪᑎᖃᖅᑐᖓ, ᓴᓇᖑᐊᖅᐸᒃᖢᖓ ᐊᓯᖏᓐᓂᒃᓗ ᓴᓇᕙᒃᖢᖓ, ᐃᓚᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᖑᓇᓱᒃᑎᐅᓪᓗᖓᓗ.” ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕆᓪᓗᓂ.

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