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Audible offers Indigenous Writers Circle for emerging writers – Cabin Radio

May 11, 2022 Audible, the audiobook and podcast service, is searching for participants to join the company’s Indigenous Writers’ Circle, a program designed for emerging Indigenous writers. This year marks the program’s second year. Twenty-one 21 participants will work with one of seven mentors from the Indigenous writing community in Canada. The six-month program is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 202215 Views

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Call for Nominations for the 2022 NWT Outstanding Volunteer Awards

May 4, 2022 The Department of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA) is announcing the annual notice of the nomination deadline for the Northwest Territories (NWT) Outstanding Volunteer Awards. This year marks the 31st year of this award, which recognizes and celebrates the remarkable contributions volunteers make in communities across the NWT. Residents are encouraged to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202229 Views

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City of Iqaluit: Volunteer Appreciation Awards Winners

February 16, 2022- Iqaluit, Nunavut On February 10, the City of Iqaluit posted the digital presentation of the 2021 Volunteer Appreciation Awards. The Volunteer Awards highlight the contributions of outstanding community members. The 2021 Volunteer Award recipients were: Outstanding Volunteer Service Organization Award: The Iqaluit Angel Tree (Led by Tina Morrissey) for their compassion and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 2022213 Views

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Indigenous public servants recognized by Premier Sandy Silver in annual Indigenous Employees Award of Honour

02/02/2022 Premier Sandy Silver presented the 2021 Indigenous Employees Award of Honour to Shelby Blackjack of the Executive Council Office for her leadership and commitment to the Yukon’s public service. The Government of Yukon’s Indigenous Employees Award of Honour recognizes the accomplishments of Indigenous public servants who provide excellent service to the Yukon public and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 2022219 Views

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2021 Nominations Open for the Order of Nunavut

IQALUIT, Nunavut (December 22, 2021) – Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and Chairperson of the Order of Nunavut Advisory Council, the Honourable Tony Akoak, today announced that nominations have opened for the Order of Nunavut. On January 1, 2010, The Order of Nunavut Act came into force. The statutory objective of the Order is to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 22, 202163 Views

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Kristine McLeod Emerging Indigenous Leader Award

October 26, 2021 With the support of the Gwich’in Tribal Council, the Government of Northwest Territories (GNWT) has created the Kristine McLeod Emerging Indigenous Leader Award to honour the memory of the young leader who passed away unexpectedly in August 2021. Kristine McLeod contributed immensely to the health, wellness, culture, and education of Gwich’in people […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 202170 Views

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Grise Fiord memoirist recognized with Governor General literary nomination – Nunatsiaq News

Oct 19, 2021 Larry Audlaluk’s retelling of his family’s forced relocation to Grise Fiord shortlisted in non-fiction category Most writers, even the most seasoned, will never be considered for a Governor General’s Literary Award. For a first-time author, it’s even more rare. That’s why Larry Audlaluk, nominated for his memoir What I Remember, What I […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202163 Views

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Qulliit awards 2 Nunavut women for outstanding work with youth – Nunatsiaq News

Apr 28, 2021 Eunice Laura Panigayak of Taloyoak and Jukipa Kotiek of Iqaluit recognized this year Qulliit Nunavut Status of Women Council has recognized two Nunavummiut for their work providing support to youth. Each year, Qulliit honours women for their outstanding contributions to their communities as volunteers, advocates, leaders and counsellors. This year, it awarded […]

by ahnationtalk on April 28, 2021112 Views

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Governor General’s Award honours storied career of Germaine Arnaktauyok – Nunatsiaq News

“When you’re doing artwork, you really don’t think about money or an award, you just do it because you enjoy it,” lifelong artist says As a little girl growing up in a camp outside of Igloolik, Germaine Arnaktauyok didn’t have access to paper, but that didn’t stop the would-be artist from expressing herself. What she […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 2021136 Views

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Order of Nunavut Investiture Ceremony to be held on March 8, 2021

IQALUIT, Nunavut (March 5, 2021) – Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and Chairperson of the Order of Nunavut Advisory Council Paul Quassa today announced that Mr. Peter Tapatai will be invested into the Order of Nunavut at a ceremony to be held on Monday, March 8, 2021, at 6:00pm (EST) in the Chamber of the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 2021181 Views

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