Photo: Nunavut poverty roundtable kicks off meetings in Iqaluit

By NUNATSIAQ NEWS

Enoapik Sageatook officially opens the fall 2014 gathering of the Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction at the Frobisher Inn in Iqaluit with a ceremonial qulliq-lighting, Nov. 26, as conference moderator Karliin Aariak looks on. The three-day conference has drawn about 85 delegates from the territory’s 25 communities to discuss poverty-reduction strategies for Nunavut. Among them are representatives of regional Inuit associations, wellness centres, municipal governments, and the Government of Nunavut whose work focuses on justice, social assistance and community healing. (PHOTO BY PETER VARGA)


Enoapik Sageatook officially opens the fall 2014 gathering of the Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction at the Frobisher Inn in Iqaluit with a ceremonial qulliq-lighting, Nov. 26, as conference moderator Karliin Aariak looks on. The three-day conference has drawn about 85 delegates from the territory’s 25 communities to discuss poverty-reduction strategies for Nunavut. Among them are representatives of regional Inuit associations, wellness centres, municipal governments, and the Government of Nunavut whose work focuses on justice, social assistance and community healing. (PHOTO BY PETER VARGA)

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