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Nunavut Tunngavik Saddened by Loss of Leader

(Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Paul Kaludjak today expressed his deep sadness at the passing of former NTI Board member Thomasie Alikatuktuk. Alikatuktuk passed away last week in Ottawa.

“Thomasie was a kind, compassionate man, well-known for his leadership, traditional knowledge and artistic skills. He was a good friend, and I worked with him for many years. On behalf of our Board and all our staff, I offer my sympathies to his wife Mary and their large family. Thomasie will be deeply missed,” said Kaludjak.

Alikatuktuk headed up the Qikiqtani Inuit Association for the last eight years.

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