Thursday, October 18, 2018

Order of Nunavut recipients honoured

Betty Brewster and Ludy Pudluk received the Order of Nunavut honour in June at the Nunavut Legislature. Betty Brewster, a long-serving interpreter-translator, known throughout Nunavut...

Ashevak and Pitsiulak exhibit coming to AGO

“Tunirrusiangit” means “their gifts” or “the gifts they gave” in Inuktitut. It is also the name of a new exhibit by the Art Gallery...

Partnership empowers youth

On March 8, excitement ran high for students at Ulluriaq School in Kangiqsualujjuaq, Nunavik, as they hosted the Gatineau-based charity I Love First Peoples...

Explore mysteries of lost ships in new exhibit

In May 1845, Sir John Franklin set sail from Britain in command of the most ambitious Northwest Passage expedition ever initiated by the Royal...

Nunavut’s best comedian wins

On March 11, Canada’s very own Mary Walsh, aka Marg, Princess Warrior, hosted and helped judge the inaugural Crackup Iqaluit Comedy Competition at the...

Reinvigorating an Inuit legend

The Inuit cast and crew from Kiviuq Returns recently returned from an unprecedented tour of Nunavut presenting the show to hundreds of Nunavut children...

Ice carving tradition continues

During the Long John Jamboree March 24-25, Junichi Nakamura of Japan and Shinichi Sawamura of Fairbanks, Alaska, (formerly of Japan), created a dazzling ice...

On-the-land programs receive funding

On-the-Land Collaborative, an initiative whose partners include local Indigenous governments, Tides Canada, the NWT government and private industry, announced a $1-million grant to distribute...

Ivakkak mushers finish race despite weather woes

With a day’s late start, Nunavik’s annual dog team race left the Ungava coast community of Tasiujaq on March 20. Inclement weather would continue...

Art of Labrador Inuit to be showcased

Nunatsiavut is home to the world's most southerly population of Inuit who live above and below the tree line. The Inuit artists and craftspeople...