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TAISSUMANI: Taissumani, July 25 On March 4, Robert Janes passed Adams Island in Lancaster Sound, 10 days into his desperate bid to leave north Baffin Island by dog sled. He would travel by sled as far as Churchill, and from there overland to Winnipeg, then home to St. John's. Although
Nunatsiaq Online | Jul 25, 2014 10:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NEWS: Nunavut court: Iqaluit spouse-killer guilty of manslaughter Pitseolak Peter, 52, of Iqaluit is guilty of manslaughter, but not second degree murder, Justice John D. Rooke said in a lengthy verdict judgment that took him more than three and a half hours to read July 25 inside a packed Iqaluit courtroom. Rooke, a de
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NEWS: Have you seen this girl? If you live in the Montreal area, keep an eye out for Minnie Nauya, a 17-year-old Inuk girl who has gone missing. Nauya was last seen July 11, Montreal police said. She stands 1.57 metres, or five feet, two inches tall and weighs about 114 pounds, or 52 k
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NEWS: Nunavut community set to add second dock to harbour Fisheries and Oceans Canada will add a second floating dock to Pangirtung's small craft harbour in early August, doubling the number of berths for small vessels to 56. The new structure will be identical to the floating dock that opened to some fanfare
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NEWS: Video of Inuk woman plucking bird on Montreal metro train goes viral A young woman from Nunavik has grabbed the public's attention after she reportedly plucked and ate a bird on a busy metro train in Montreal earlier this month. The Service de police de la ville de Montréal has been investigating the July 1 incident sin
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NEWS: ICC declaration calls more better cooperation, coordination among Inuit orgs The Inuit Circumpolar Council's 12th general assembly closed July 24 in Inuvik with a declaration to promote better knowledge sharing between Inuit organizations and the rest of the world. The quadrennial gathering of Inuit leaders from Canada, Greenlan
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NEWS: Nunavut MLA will not face jail time for P.E.I. impaired driving conviction South Baffin MLA David Joanasie will not serve jail time following a July 7 impaired driving incident while he was on vacation in Charlottetown, P.E.I. Joanasie, 31, was charged the same day with driving with a blood alcohol content higher than .08 per ce
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NEWS: Nunavut court: Iqaluit murder accused admits he misled cops When Justice John D. Rooke gives a verdict later on the morning of July 25 on Pitseolak Peter's second degree murder charge, he'll decide between an accused killer who changed his story and a Crown case built on a big collection of physical evidence.
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NEWS: Meliadine gold mine's environmental impact statement short on traditional knowledge: KIA While Agnico Eagle Mines has made efforts to incorporate Inuit Qaujimanituqangit in the research and development of its Meliadine gold project, the Kivalliq Inuit Association has asked the company to consider using more traditional knowledge as the compan
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NEWS: Nunavik community cancels this year's bowhead hunt Five years after Nunavik harvested its last bowhead whale, the community of Quaqtaq was preparing to host the hunt this fall — a first for the community of 375 people. But the costs and planning required to prepare for the hunt proved too much for the U
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