Presentation by the “Young Karibus”
- 14 April 2015
The accomplished students from Jannimmarik school who participated in the "Jeunes Karibus" project hosted a presentation Monday, April 13 on their recent ski expedition from Kuujjuaq to Tasiujaq. This special event was held at the Kuujjuaq Theater. It was hosted by Jeff Creamer and the teachers who coordinated the event. During the presentation, a video about the expedition was also shown. This video, created by the talented Marie-Andrée Fortin, summarized the expedition.
The students who participated in this expedition were: Daisy Cooper, Éric Lemire, Joanna Cooper, Allen Duncan, Alice Cormier, Elijah Snowball, Naomie Koneak Gordon, Willie Johannes, Christine Koneak Gordon, William Snowball, Naomi Sala-Gauvin et Steven Annanack. It was coordinated by teacher Valérie Raymond and teachers-aid Maxime Saunier. The group was also accompanied by athlete Marie-Andrée Fortin. This project was made possible through the support of businesses and organizations in Nunavik including the Kativik School Board, Makivik Corporation, Regional Health Board and Social Services Nunavik.
School staff joined the community to express their admiration for the courage and perserverance such an adventure demands.