STORIES IN STONE: St. Andrews Area Inukshuk

The word inuksuk means “something which acts for or performs the function of a person”. The word comes from the morphemes inuk (“person”) and -suk (“ersatz” or “substitute”). It is pronounced inutsukin Nunavik and the southern part of Baffin Island (see Inuit phonology for the linguistic reasons). In many of the central Nunavut dialects, it … Continue reading

POLITICS: First Local Service District Elected at Bocabec, NB

Thursday, June 7, 2012 About 50 residents met this evening to form a Local Service District Committee. Provincial representative Darren McCabe chaired the meeting. 6 candidates were nominated and 5 selected by vote. The committe is comprised of: Gary Christie, … Continue reading