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23 February 2009

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NITV on IsumaTV 3.0 2011-12 - refused and NOW APPROVED

In August, the Government of Nunavut Department of Culture, Language, Elders and Youth (CLEY) overruled its previous refusal and now approved the original funding proposal for NITV on IsumaTV 3.0, NITV's 2011-12 proposal to expand the network of IsumaTV High-speed MediaPlayers to a total of 8 Baffin Island communities: Igloolik, Pangnirtuq and Iqaluit, started in 2010-11, and add… Read more

May 25, 2011

Louis Tapardjuk, letter of support

Letter of support to Zacharias Kunuk
From Louis Tapardjuk,
Minister of Culture, Language, Elders and Youth
Government of Nunavut
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31, August 2008
Zacharias Kunuk, President
Igloolik Isuma Productions, Inc.
Igloolik Nunavut
XOA OLO

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January 25, 2009

IsumaTV creates Inuit Language and Culture Institute

Inuit filmmaker Zacharias Kunuk, speaking at the Arctic Indigenous Languages Symposium in Tromso, Norway, October 20, 2008, announced the creation of the Inuit Language and Culture Institute on IsumaTV, a five year $25 million commitment to install high-speed broadband and public access production studios in every participating Inuit community.
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January 23, 2009