The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation Corporate Tour will be visiting Ulukhaktok and Sachs Harbour next week.
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Ulukhaktok (Holman), or Uluksaqtuuq, (meaning "place where one finds material to make ulus") is located on Victoria Island and is the most eastern Inuvialuit community. With a population of almost 500, Ulukhaktok also holds traditional ties with the Inuit of the central Arctic.
Culture is very much alive in the community with western and eastern-style drum dancing, throat singing and a unique style of printmaking. Many residents have artistic backgrounds and are involved with the Holman Eskimo Co-op in producing prints, tapestries, sewing and other crafts.
Ulukhaktok is also the home of the Billy Joss Open Golf Tournament, an annual event that is played on Canada's most northern course under the midnight sun.
The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) today outlined several concerns with the 2018 sealift season and the GNWT plans going forward.
The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) welcomes today’s commitment from Northern Affairs Minister, Dominic Leblanc and Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi, to work with Inuvialuit rights ho