Nunasi Donates to Christmas Celebrations for Nunavummiut

Published on December 12, 2013

Iqaluit, NU (December 18, 2013) – Nunasi Corporation Chairperson, Okalik Eegeesiak is pleased to announce that Nunasi has contributed $15 000 for Christmas celebrations.

Nunasi has donated $500 to all 25 communities in Nunavut, the Tungasuvvingat Inuit in Ottawa, Larga Baffin in Ottawa, Larga Kivalliq in Winnipeg, Larga Ltd. in Edmonton, and Larga Kitikmeot in Yellowknife.

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The weather outside is frightful but the Christmas games are so delightful. The Board is delighted to contribute to the joyous festive atmosphere that will fill our community halls across Nunavut.” Said Eegeesiak.

While the Hamlets are busy planning Christmas games and dances, the Larga homes will also be hosting Christmas celebrations for the patients who are not going to be in their home communities during the holidays.

“On behalf of the
Board I’d like to wish Nunavummiut across Canada a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!”