Nunavik

Geese return to Nunavik

Katherine Snowball plucks a goose her father caught in preparation for a family meal in Kuujjuaq on May 13. Every spring, hunters in Nunavik look forward to the return of geese. (Photo by Malaya Qaunirq Chapman)

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Rangers at the ready

Canadian Army in Kuujjuaq spend part of Sunday afternoon preparing to be a part of Gov. Gen. Mary Simon’s tour of Nunavik. The Rangers are going to be present throughout Simon’s travel’s this week, performing their duties as honour guards in the four communities she’s visiting. Simon, who is the first Indigenous person so serve as commander-in-chief of the Canadian Armed Forces, is scheduled to present an Order of Military Merit on Wednesday to a Ranger from Kangiqsujjuaq. Simon’s Nunavik visit begins Monday in Kujjuaq. (Photo by Jeff Pelletier)

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