Susan Aglukark has new album “The Crossing”

By Rebecca Medel, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Dropping a new album and winning an award are major achievements this spring for multiple JUNO award winner Susan Aglukark. The Inuk singer-songwriter released her tenth studio album, The Crossing, on April 29, and will receive the 2022 Humanitarian Award presented by Music Canada at the JUNOS on May 15 for her work with the Arctic Rose Foundation. The award is given as a tribute to Aglukark’s long-standing dedication to improving the lives of children and youth in northern Indigenous communities. The foundation is dedicated to improving the mental and emotional health of children and youth through Indigenous-led arts-based after-school programs, as well as other cultural and creative projects. Aglukark left her home in Arviat, Nunavut more than 30 years ago to work…

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