Edna Elias
Edna Elias

Edna Elias is an educator and Inuit language advocate from Kuglutkuk, Nunavut. During her career she has held numerous positions in the field of language and education, including teacher, principal, and board member of Inuit Uqausinginnik Tai-guusiliuqtiit. From 2010 to 2015 she served as the 4th Commissioner of Nunavut.

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    Kugluktuk Joins Together to Fill Literacy Resource Gap

    The federal election wasn’t the only hard-fought contest held across the country this October. Nine days before residents of Kugluktuk cast their ballots on October 19th, our town edged closer to a different kind of victory. With the help of Canadians, schools, educational institutions, boards of education, teachers, students, parents, and cyber-friends, Kugluktuk’s local elementary school came close to winning a large number of new books for their library, thanks to Indigo’s Adopt a School Program for literacy.

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