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Geologists have found 11 new deposits of carving stone on the Hall Peninsula, just east of Iqaluit.
"....The Canada Nunavut Geoscience Office made the discoveries during research last summer. The find was part of the first geological survey of the area since 1576, when Martin Frobisher arrived in a wooden ship looking for gold.... Jaco Ishulutaq, a master carver from Pangnirtung, Nunavut, visited the site and said the stone is of good quality....."
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The Ittinuar family from Rankin Inlet wore their traditional beaded amautiit at the Nunavut Day celebrations in Rankin Inlet July 9. Like many of Nunavut's 25 communities, Rankin Inlet celebrated the birth of the territory and the land claim with outdoor games, bannock making and other activities including the "largest egg toss ever." (PHOTO BY DOUG MCLARTY/ARCTECH DESIGN AND SERVICES)
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Team Nunavut's colourful mushers' dog boxes sit stacked up at an Arctic Winter Games site in Fairbanks, Alaska. The boxes were built by Harry Ittinuar, father of Team Nunavut athletes Heather and Ethel Ford, designed by Sally Cormier-Ittinuar and painted by students from Maani Ulujuk Ilinniarvik in Rankin Inlet. (PHOTO COURTESY OF TEAM NUNAVUT) http://www.nunatsiaqonline.ca/pub/photos/mushers_boxes570.jpg
Ungava is a provincial electoral district in the Nord-du-Québec region of Quebec, Canada that elects members to the National Assembly of Quebec. It includes all of the Nord-du-Québec region (which is also a single census division) except for the Naskapi village municipality of Kawawachikamach.