Winners 2016-2017

  • Simeonie Aqpik of Kimmirut, who has been a strong local resource for traditional terminology and has been active in promoting the use of Inuktut in his community;

  • Dorothy Aglukkaq of Arviat, who has distinguished herself through her tireless efforts to promote Inuktut by volunteering and sharing her experiences and knowledge through community radio;

  • Julia Ogina of Iqaluktuuttiaq (Cambridge Bay) who, as a program co-ordinator at the Kitikmeot Inuit Association, has been a leader in developing a language framework for the Qitirmiut/Kitikmeot region and a wide array of language revitalization programs for different target groups.