Nunavut, considerable territory of northern Canada that stretches throughout maximum of the Canadian Arctic. Created in 1999 out of the jap portion of the Northwest Territories, Nunavut encompasses the traditional lands of the Inuit, the indigenous peoples of Arctic Canada (called Eskimo in the united states); its name means “Our Land” in Inuktitut, the language of the Inuit. The capital is Iqaluit, at the top of Frobisher Bay on southern Baffin Island.
Famous celebrities from Nunavut:-
Madeleine Allakariallak is daughter to Elizabeth Roberts and Paul Charest and the granddaughter of Minnie Allakariallak, whom she basically grew up with. She was her best friend. She lives in Iqaluit but she was born and raised in Resolute Bay in the High Arctic. Madeleine is a Canadian Inuit musician and television journalist. Formerly a member of the Inuit throat singing duo Tudjaat, from 2005 to 2007 she was also the host of the weekly newsmagazine series APTN National News Contact on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network.
Phoebe Atagotaaluk, Allakariallak’s bandmate in Tudjaat, is her cousin. Her husband, Romeyn Stevenson, is a current member of Iqaluit Municipal Council.
Natar Ungalaaq (born 1959) is a Canadian Inuit (Nunavut) actor, filmmaker, and sculptor whose art work is in lots of major collections of Inuit art worldwide. Before gambling the lead roles in Atanarjuat: the quick Runner (2001) and The requirements of life (Ce qu’il faut pour vivre) (2008), Ungalaaq played fundamental roles in other Canadian and American movies, including Kabloonak (1995), Glory & Honor (1998) and Frostfire (1994). He is likewise manufacturer and director of the Inuit Broadcasting organization.
He was the carving pal of director Zacharias Kunuk earlier than they sold their hand-crafted objets d’artwork to buy their first digital camera equipment in 1981 and begin a manufacturing company based totally in an Inuit network that didn’t even have a television.
Ungalaaq won the Genie Award for first-class Actor at the 29th Genie Awards for his position in Ce qu’il faut pour vivre. He also gained the Jutra Award for fine Actor in a main position and the fine Actor award at the Palm Springs international movie competition for the identical overall performance.
Born in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Annabella Piugattuk grew up within the small city of Igloolik (only some hundred miles south of the North Pole) along with her four brothers and one little sister. For the duration of her early life, she listened to her grandfather tell memories in their ancestral beyond and discovered a deep understanding of Inuit subculture. Annabella additionally have become adept at searching on her personal and desolate tract survival strategies, even saving her exceptional friend from drowning inside the frigid Arctic waters.
She advanced an interest in performing after her grade 8 instructor worried her in a school play. When Annabella became 19, she examine a story inside the Nunatsiaq information that stated casting directors had been in town looking for actors for a new movie, The Snow Walker. Her mother recommended her to go out and get a duplicate of the script from agency representatives, who have been handing them out
Lucie Idlout is a Canadian singer/songwriter from Nunavut. She is the daughter of Leah Idlout-Paulson and granddaughter of Joseph Idlout.Lucie lived much of her early life in the High Arctic on North Baffin Island, Northwest Territories as it was known at the time, now Nunavut. Of Inuit heritage, Lucie has obvious ties to the culture of the north and the struggles that come with its unique geography.
Her passion as a songwriter and artist stretches far beyond the treeline, having also lived in several southern Canadian cities. In recent years, she splits her time between Toronto and Iqaluit, Nunavut. Lucie is a vibrant and talented singer songwriter with a very promising future. She draws in the listener with the strength of her voice and the power of her words. Her songs cut through the surface and head straight into that place only true artists can touch.