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NTI Announces Unofficial Results of Presidential Election

(February 9, 2021 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) Chief Returning Officer Kathleen Sigurdson today announced that Aluki Kotierk was re-elected as President of NTI with 69% of votes.


Kotierk will serve as President for a four-year term, until December 2024.


Kotierk will serve on NTI’s Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Inuit Social and Cultural Development Advisory Committee and as a Chair of NTI’s affiliate organizations Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation, Nunavut Inuit Resource Revenue Trust and Nunavut Tunngavik Foundation.  The NTI President also represents Nunavut Inuit on the Board of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, the Inuit to Crown Partnership Committee and is Co-Chair of the Land Claims Agreements Coalition.


Aluki Kotierk and Andrew Nakashuk both ran for the role of President during the election.


Voter turnout was approximately 17.5 per cent.


A complete breakdown of election results is available at




For further information:


Kathleen Sigurdson
Chief Returning Officer
Rankin Inlet, NU, X0C 0G0
Local Tel: 867-645-6716


For further information:
Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated