Six Classic Dishes Done to Perfection in Nunavut

Anything the south can do, Nunavut can do better. From weeknight-out traditions to tried-and-true southern staples, here are six dishes that Nunavut restaurants do as well as anywhere else in the world. Chicken shawarma from Yummy Shawarma in Iqaluit What is it: Giant, authentic Lebanese chicken shawarma wraps loaded with fresh veggies and as much …

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Best friends start up carpentry business in Arviat

Like most working people, when Covid-19 shut down the territory earlier, Daniel Alagalak found himself without a job. Alagalak has been working as a carpenter for Arviat’s local housing association ever since he completed his apprenticeship a few years back. Then one day, a local woman asked if he and his friend Samuel Karetak could …

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ᓂᐅᕕᖅᑕᐅᓂᐅᔪᑦ ᐊᖏᒡᓕᒋᐊᖅᐳᖅ Nanook Express−ᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᓄᕙᒡᔪᐊᕐᓇᖅ-19−ᖃᕋᓗᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ

ᓱᒃᑲᔪᓂ–ᓂᕿᓕᐊᖑᔪᓂ ᓂᐅᕕᖅᑕᐅᑦᑎᐊᖃᑦᑕᖅᐳᑦ, ᐱᔭᐅᒐᔪᒃᑐᓂ ᓂᕿᓕᐊᓂ ᑎᑭᓴᒐᒃᓴᓂ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓂᕿᓕᐅᖅᑎᒻᒪᕆᐅᑉ ᓂᕿᓪᓚᑦᑖᓄᑦ ᑎᑭᓴᒐᒃᓴᐅᔪᓂ ᓄᕙᒡᔪᐊᕐᓇᖅ-19 ᐊᒥᓱᓄᑦ ᖃᓂᒻᒪᓐᓇᐅᔪᒥ ᐱᐅᙱᑦᑐᒥ ᐊᒃᑐᐃᓂᖃᖅᓯᒪᕗᖅ ᐊᒥᓱᓄᑦ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖃᖅᑎᐅᔪᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂ Nanook Express-ᑯᓐᓄᑦ– ᓂᕿᓂᒃ ᑎᑭᓴᐃᕝᕕᖕᒥ ᓄᓇᓯᐅᒻᒥ ᐃᖃᓗᖕᓂ – ᐊᔾᔨᒋᙱᑉᐸᐅᒃ, ᑖᓕᔅ ᓕᑕᒻᐱᓕᐅᕐ, ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖃᖅᑎᐅᔪᖅ, ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᐊᒥᓱᓄᑦ ᖃᓂᒻᒪᓐᓇᐅᔪᒥ ᐊᖏᒡᓕᒋᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᓯᒪᕗᖅ ᓂᐅᕕᐊᒃᓴᖏᓐᓂ 25 ᐳᓴᓐᑎᒧᑦ ᑕᐅᑐᒃᖢᒍ ᓯᕗᓂᐊᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒎᑉ ᐃᓚᖓᓐᓂ. “ᑭᖑᓪᓕᕐᓂ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᑉ ᓄᙳᐊᓂᑦ, ᐱᓕᕆᑦᑎᐊᖅᑐᒻᒪᕆᐅᓯᒪᕗᖓ,” ᐅᖃᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᓕᑕᒻᐱᓕᐅᕐ ᖁᖓᔮᖅᖢᓂ. Nanook Express ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᖃᖅᐳᖅ ᓱᒃᑲᔪᓂ–ᓂᕿᓕᐊᖑᔪᓂ ᑎᑭᓴᒐᒃᓴᓂ ᓲᕐᓗ ᐳᑏᓐ, ᕼᐊᒻᐳᒍ, …

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Inuujaq Leslie Fredlund’s Maybe Somewhere grows despite launching just before pandemic

When Rankin Inlet’s Inuujaq Leslie Fredlund decided she was going to open her store selling Indigenous-made products at the beginning of 2020, she knew there would be challenges ahead. But not even she could have expected a global pandemic that would bring the local economy to a grinding halt. “It was the summer of 2019 …

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‘We’re still standing’; Arctic Bay entrepreneurs cope with Covid fallout

Zipporah and Moses Oyukuluk are seeing a gradual return of guests at their Tangmaarvik Inn after the pandemic wiped out bookings from mid-March through June. “Covid-19 touched our business quite a bit,” Zipporah said. Moses and Zipporah Oyukuluk started out with a taxi business in Arctic Bay in the 1990s. They branched into heavy equipment …

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