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Nunavut Tunngavik Congratulates Annie Peterloosie on Award

(November 24, 2010 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Jose Kusugak today congratulated Pond Inlet resident Annie Peterloosie on winning a 2011 National Aboriginal Achievement Award in the category of Culture, Heritage and Spirituality.

Peterloosie was recognized in the House of Commons yesterday alongside the 13 other recipients.

“Nunavummiut have tremendous respect for Annie in her abilities as a healer, community leader, and cultural storyteller. The National Aboriginal Achievement Award is a great honour and completely deserved,” said Kusugak.

She will be presented with the award at a gala event early next year.

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