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Northern Games with Gerry Kisoun and Guluk Cockney Sr.
Host Margaret Noksana Elias welcomes returning guests Gerry Kisoun and Guluk (Steve) Cockney Sr. back to the show to talk about the history of the Northern Games and traditional games, and their plans for this coming year. LIVE on March 1st 2023, on the Tunnganarniq Show.
Gerry is from Inuvik NT, he is an Inuvialuk storyteller, tour guide, informer RCMP special constable. Gerry is the chair of the Northern Game Society board of directors. Steve is a veteran athlete, coach and officiate of the games.
Guluk Cockney Sr. is originally from Tuktoyaktuk, NT. He is a long-time official and coach for the Northern Games and Arctic sports in the Beaufort Delta region and beyond. His goal is to ensure that the games are delivered and passed down authentically and with the proper teachings so the next generations may carry them forward. Guluk is also a toolmaker, and often crafts the equipment youth use in arctic sports.