Re elected Tattuinee sees opportunities

By Stewart Burnett  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter “Very excited, bit overwhelming, kind of unbelievable,” were the first words out of re-elected Kivalliq Inuit Association President Kono Tattuinee when talking to Kivalliq News. “It seemed like we were in kind of a dream. The campaign went pretty much to plan. It was all the hard work between my team and I Tattuinee earned 608 votes to win the Dec. 11 election. Samuel Alagalak received 454 votes while David Kuksuk garnered 381, Ross Tatty 367 and Patterk Netser 245. One resounding message Tattuinee heard on the campaign trail was the need for a boarding home, as well as interest in the Kivalliq Inuit Association’s legacy fund. Tattuinee said the KIA will be touring communities and asking what their needs are. “We have…

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