Arts and Culture

Learning to sew caribou clothing

Gjoa Haven residents hold up caribou pants and parkas made during a five-week program at Nattilik Heritage Centre. The clothing will be donated to the local search and rescue operation. From left: student Lisa Kirnik, NHS manager Jennifer Ullulaq, student Rhea Siutinnuaq, mentors Mary Qingnatuq and Elizabeth Hiqiniq, and search and rescue chairperson Amber Eleeheetook. Absent are student Melanie Kununak and mentor Ruth Qirqqu. (Photo courtesy of the NHS/Facebook)

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Nunavut Black History Society stages fashion show

For Us, By Us, a fashion show held by the Nunavut Black History Society on Sunday, featured designs by Victoria’s Arctic Fashion, K’RZMA, Rannva Design and others. The black-tie event at the Aqsarniit hotel sold out in record time. From left: Jo-Anne Henderson-White, Faith Russell, Matilda Madekufamba, Kaitlyn Richardson-Nobiss and Jah’Nia Greaves. (Photo by Artico Creative)


This year’s Ivakkak champs

Puvirnituq’s Aisa Surusilak, right, and Paulusi Amarualik are hoisted into the air after winning this year’s Ivakkak dog sled race on Wednesday. The team completed this year’s route, from Salluit to Ivujivik, Akulivik and Puvirnituq, in 39 hours and 30 minutes, after enduring blizzards, soft snow conditions and cold winds. (Photo by Isabelle Dubois)