Kimberly Arualak, Patrick Sulurayok and Christopher Shamee, from left, took part in a presentation of Will I Kill You if I Have To? during a Remembrance Day assembly at John Arnalukjuak High School in Arviat this past month. - photo courtesy of Gord Billard
Wicked winds in Pang
Winds damages houses, boats and vehicles
Northern News Services
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Residents of Pangnirtung continue to clean-up after a severe windstorm swept through the hamlet on Nov. 27.
Mayor Sakiasie Sowdlooapik, who has lived in the community for more than 40 years, said this was the first time he had seen the winds act so wild.
Pangnirtung fixes up blubber building NUNAVUT NEWS/NORTH - One of four Hudson Bay Old Blubber buildings has been restored and will be preserved for all to enjoy.
"It is a good place to see our history, a way to educate our children to show the younger generation where we come from and to preserve and keep our culture in Cumberland Sound," said mayor Sakiasie Sowdlooapik.
Badminton championships held in Iqaluit NUNAVUT NEWS/NORTH - Iqaluit played host to the 2010 Nunavut Badminton Championships from Nov. 18 to 21 and along with individual and team titles up for grabs, Canada Winter Games spots were on the line for the top players. At left: Ricky Iqaqrialu of Arctic Bay watches his return during action at the Nunavut Badminton Championships in Iqaluit on Nov. 20.
Independent journalists explore Nunavut in online broadcasts NUNAVUT NEWS/NORTH - Three Ottawa-based independent news anchors are covering current affairs for a Nunavummuit audience under their own online broadcasting label, 280 Productions. Pictured: Hugh-John Karpik, left, Randy Kataluk, and Kevin Iksiktaaryuk are the creative minds behind 280 Productions, an online video program that explores contemporary arctic issues.
Millions for Nunavut geoscience programs NUNAVUT NEWS/NORTH - CanNor is pumping $5.5 million into five Nunavut geoscience projects over the next four years. Pictured: Robert Hallauk operates the water pump and Jerry Ell takes a carving stone sample near Padlei/Kingarjualik, about 100 miles northwest of Arviat.