Photo: Nunavut bestows highest honour on three recipients

By NUNATSIAQ NEWS

New Order of Nunavut inductees: Tagak Curley, Father Robert Lechat and William Lyall, seen here, left to right in that order, with Nunavut Commissioner Nellie Kusugak and the Speaker of the house, George Qulaut. Nearly 100 people gathered in the chambers of the Nunavut Legislative Assembly in Iqaluit Oct. 29 to honour this year's recipients of the prestigious Order of Nunavut. After the ceremony, many dignitaries and other audience members crowded around the award-winners to congratulate them including Premier Peter Taptuna, cabinet ministers, MLAs, Senator Dennis Patterson and Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Cathy Towtongie. (PHOTO BY THOMAS ROHNER)


New Order of Nunavut inductees: Tagak Curley, Father Robert Lechat and William Lyall, seen here, left to right in that order, with Nunavut Commissioner Nellie Kusugak and the Speaker of the house, George Qulaut. Nearly 100 people gathered in the chambers of the Nunavut Legislative Assembly in Iqaluit Oct. 29 to honour this year’s recipients of the prestigious Order of Nunavut. After the ceremony, many dignitaries and other audience members crowded around the award-winners to congratulate them including Premier Peter Taptuna, cabinet ministers, MLAs, Senator Dennis Patterson and Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Cathy Towtongie. (PHOTO BY THOMAS ROHNER)

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