NYAP a great experience


I was chosen for the Nunavut Youth Abroad Program last year, 2001 to 2002.

When I went to this NYAP program, I went to Newfoundland with Charlotte, who also went to NYAP. She was my buddy.

What we did was, we participated in learning how to give a tour and help out with cleaning up. We had a great experience making new friends and went to new places where we have never been to. Everything was new to me.

For the first time, I was away from my community for six weeks. I have learned to be away from my family too. Now I am away from them. I’m living in Ottawa now.

I want to thank the Nunavut Youth Abroad program for accepting me into this great experience. I would like to also encourage the youth in Nunavut to apply to get into this program. It’s a great experience. Have fun while you are in it.

Mialia Tikkivik

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