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NTI Offers Condolences to Oweetaluktuk Family

(November 5, 2013 –Iqaluit, Nunavut)     Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Cathy Towtongie today offered sincere condolences to the Oweetaluktuk family.

“Jacob will be remembered for his work and contribution to the Inuit political movement and for promoting Inuit unity” said Towtongie.  “He contributed quite extensively to ensuring Inuit language, culture and traditions remained alive”.

“I am deeply sorry for the families experiencing this loss. On behalf of the NTI Board of Directors, I offer our condolences at this very difficult time,” said Towtongie.



For further information:

Karen Flaherty

A/ Director of Communications

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.

867-975-4941 (t)

1-888-646-0006 toll-free