(April 29, 2022 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) President Aluki Kotierk today announced the winners of the COVID-19 vaccination draw.
Nunavut Inuit, enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement, over the age of five were automatically entered into the draw. The draw was conducted in Rankin Inlet by Vice-President James Eetoolook and staff and was witnessed by elder Hannah Benoit.
Winners in Nunavut receive a snowmobile. There were also two cash prizes of $5,000 each drawn for Inuit residing outside of Nunavut Settlement Area.
Individuals who had their names drawn had until April 29, 2022, to show proof of vaccination. Adults and children who received Moderna or Pfizer had to show proof of two doses and adults who received Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine had to show proof of one dose.. Application forms to enroll are available from the Community Liaison Officers or on NTI’s website: www.tunngavik.com.
NTI’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign, including this snowmobile draw, is funded by the Government of Canada’s Indigenous Community Support Fund.
The COVID-19 vaccine is still our best defense against the spread of COVID-19. For more information on COVID-19, the vaccines Moderna and Pfizer, OR to book your appointment, please contact your local health center.
Final list of winners:
Cambridge Bay Patrick Ross Mahik
Gjoa Haven Juliet Uyarrai
Kugaaruk Jarome Apsaktaun
Kugluktuk Kayleen Ambrelle Miyok
Taloyoak Jorgen Joey Jamison Tooloorealik
Arviat Doris Okatsiak
Baker Lake Basil Tiktaalaaq
Chesterfield Inlet Jocelyn Iqaluk Simik
Coral Harbour Noah Kadlak
Naujaat Georgia Pangakka Tegumiar
Rankin Inlet Shayla Manernaluk
Whale Cove Napatchie Shimout
Arctic Bay Seemee Kanayuk Kalluk
Clyde River Joanasie Donovan Kuniliusie
Grise Fiord Rhoda Raggie Pijamini
Hall Beach Jordan Kannutaq
Igloolik Levy Tapatsiak
Iqaluit Michael Malakie Ipeelee
Kimmirut Shoo Pitsiulala Qimirpik
Kinngait Megan Sheojuk Nuna
Pangnirtung Andrew Karpik
Pond Inlet Laura Krista Enoogoo
Qikiqtarjuaq Leelee Kakkee
Resolute Bay Heaven Leigh Tatiana McDonald
Sanikiluaq Susie Eyaituq
The winners of the two cash prizes of 5,000 each for Inuit residing outside of Nunavut Settlement Area were:
Angela Simatuk Carriere from Alberta
Lista Qanaatia Spensley Tagornak from Vancouver BC.
Congratulations to all the winners of the COVID-19 vaccination draw!
For further information:
Director of Communications Trainee
Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated
Tel: (867) 975-4900/Toll-free: 1-888-646-0006