Iqaluit students deck the halls of the legislature

Elementary and middle school students from Iqaluit have been decorating Christmas trees in the lobby of the legislative building over the past few days. Here, Grade 1, 2 and 3 students from Nakasuk school are seen wearing toques they were given after lending a hand on Thursday. Premier P.J. Akeeagok also attended the first day of this year’s Christmas Lights Across Canada display at the legislature, which kicked off on Thursday. (Photo by Maggie Nooshoota)

By Mélanie Ritchot

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  1. Posted by Decolonize yer Christmas on

    We need to decolonize Christmas, start by ending the practice of decorating trees

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    • Posted by Ever on

      Aksu! Why we worship trees 🌳 for Christmas we need to make our own thing like , something i don’t know. Like pumpkins same thing man

      • Posted by Cancel Colonial Christmas! on

        iiii… Larik!

    • Posted by sharp shooter Inuk on

      Almost all the Inuit people screams “decolonize” but they like everything about this pagan society celebrates (Halloween, christmas, valentine and amongst others.)

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  2. Posted by Santa Clause – AKA Chris T. Kringle on

    We must not lose the significance of Christmas, to celebrate the birth of Santa Clause, also known as Chris Tiberius Kringle, that’s where Christmas originates from.

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