“It all starts with a dream”: Nunavut’s AIP winners

By Kira Wronska Dorward  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The real winner in this year’s Arctic Inspiration Prize is the developing fabric of Nunavut’s infrastructure. Four projects, two of which were exclusively based in territory and at opposite ends of the traditional gender work spectrum, resulted in a total of $1,246,000 in prize money from Canada’s largest competition that will directly benefit Nunavummiut in a variety of ways, particularly food sovereignty and labour training. Nunavut News spoke with the exclusively Nunavut-based projects- Learning, Harvesting, Earning, which won $425,000 in the AIP Category Finalists level, and Investing in the Futures of Inuit Women, an initiative associated with the One Plane Away non-profit organization that received around $98,000 in the youth category- about their plan for the winnings. “The ceremony was unbelievable,” said…

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