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Axangayua Shaa from Cape Dorset, Nunavut

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Toonoonik Sahoonik Co-op Pond Inlet Inuit Art
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Kenojuak Cultural Centre And Print Shop
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Michael Kusugak grew up in Repulse Bay, NWT (now Nunavut). During his childhood, his family travelled by dog sled, living a traditional Inuit lifestyle. He is the author of seven picture books, including Northern Lights: The Soccer Trails, winner of the Ruth Schwartz Award; Hide and Seek; My Arctic 1, 2, 3; and Baseball Bats for Christmas; and was co-writer of A Promise Is a Promise (with Robert Munsch). Michael Kusugak lives in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut.


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Nunavut's skilled Artisans dress award winning toy

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photo credit: Canada's Arctic Journal

In an age where technology and mechanized gadgets dominate the children's toy market, Saila Qilavvaq is a refreshing alternative that encourages imagination and cross-cultural understanding.  Saila, from Iqaluit, Nunavut is the newest in a line of dolls and has been named one of the top ten toys of 2012 in the Canadian Toy Testing Council's  Saila, from Iqaluit, Nunavut, is the newest in a line of dolls that provide children with wholesome, contemporary role models from all over Canada.

The doll has just been named one of the Top Ten Toys of 2012 in the Canadian Toy Testing Council's 'Children's Choice Awards'. According to the Council's report, it was 'the quality of (her) beautiful clothing' that won toy testers over. Read more about this and other stories from the North on Canada's Arctic Journal, Above & Beyond

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