Get your vitamin D this winter: Nunavut health department

Vitamin D drops for babies available at no cost at all health centres

As the daylight hours get shorter this December, vitamin D supplements should be on your list.

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Qaggiavuut sharpens new show for Iqaluit

Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools features live music and storytelling about “the meeting place of two people, and the North and South of our country”

Marching against violence against women in Nunavut

About 25 Iqaluit residents took part in a march from the Igluvut building to the museum on Dec. 6, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. Later, about 50 gathered for a ceremony that included a speech by Commissioner Nellie Kusugak, drum dancing, and the laying of yellow roses in memory of women and girls who died by violence in Nunavut. (PHOTO COURTESY OF QULLIIT NUNAVUT STATUS OF WOMEN COUNCIL)

Modelling a hunter’s clothing

Joshua Nathan Kettler models a parka from Hunter Support—a KRG-subsidized program that buys country food, furs and handmade clothing from Nunavimmiut—at a fashion show in Inukjuak on Saturday, Nov. 24. (PHOTO BY SYLVAIN PARADIS)

CamBay holds its Christmas parade

Cambridge Bay welcomed the Christmas season with its annual parade on Dec. 8. Among the floats that headed down the lit-up main street was this holiday igloo made by Kitnuna Corp. (PHOTO COURTESY OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF CAMBRIDGE BAY)

The Caterpillar Woman

Nadia Sammurtok shows off her picture book, The Caterpillar Woman, which was written and illustrated for children. She shared a table at the annual Christmas craft sale at Inuksuk High School in Iqaluit on Saturday, Dec. 1, with other book vendors. The book was published by Inhabit Media. It tells the story of a woman who likes long walks and dancing on the tundra and is turned into a caterpillar by a stranger, while out on the land. (PHOTO BY COURTNEY EDGAR)