nunavut culture

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:58:04 GMT

Veteran Nunavut prosecutor bids farewell to the court
Nunatsiaq News
Their experiences after that, and the friends they've made, have changed his family forever. “Linda and I feel really privileged and lucky that we were able to bring up our daughters in Nunavut. They had an exposure to a culture and a set of traditions which, ...

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:27:20 GMT

My Little Corner of Canada, March 27
Nunatsiaq News
So many people in Nunavut prefer romanticizing the past while pretending our present world is merely some weak facsimile of an ideal past, or even less, a complete distortion of human society. 'Tradition and culture' is the oft mumbled koan, but surely you ...

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:38:50 GMT

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Nunavut man gets 18-month sentence for sex with underage relative
Nunatsiaq News
In a judgment, Nunavut Justice B.R. Burrows states that the offences took place in J.Q.'s home while his common-law wife, the complainant's sister, who was also heavily intoxicated, lay sleeping in another room. The complainant had become intoxicated through drinking hard liquor ... Grow up and change your culture and your behaviour and start treating these girl victims like human beings who deserve love and support from their families. It is no wonder that teenage girls in Nunavut are committing suicide. Just look ...