Nunavut

The Honourable Margaret Nakashuk

Minister of Culture and Heritage
Minister Responsible for Nunavut Housing Corporation
Minister of Languages

Margaret Nakashuk was elected to the 5 th Legislative Assembly of Nunavut on October 30, 2017 to represent the constituency of Pangnirtung. She began her political career in 2000 when she was elected to the Pangnirtung District Education Authority and continued with her election to the Municipal Council of Pangnirtung.

Ms. Nakashuk employment experience spans 25 years with the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Government of Nunavut (GN), most recently serving as a senior official with Department of Family Services. Her previous professional experience also includes positions as an adult educator, a community health representative, a career development officer, and a long-term tourism manager. She is also a former Justice of the Peace.

After graduating Atagoyuk high school in Pangnirtung, Ms. Nakashuk’s educational activities include the Nunavut Sivuniksavut Program, Management Studies at Nunavut Arctic College, a GN supervisory diploma for career development, and the GN’s Hivuliqtikhanut Leadership Program.

Her volunteer activities include work with Elders and youth. Ms. Nakashuk’s personal interests include knitting, sewing, baking, and travelling. Margaret and her spouse Andrew Nakashuk have two children, Natasha, and Anthony, and one grandson, Felix.

Ms. Nakashuk was elected to serve as a cabinet minister on October 30, 2020. On November 6, 2020, she was named Minister of Culture and Heritage and Minister responsible for the Nunavut Housing Corporation.

ᒫᒡᒍᓚᑦ ᓇᑲᓱᒃ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᑕᓪᓕᒪᒋᔭᖓᓂᑦ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᐅᕐᕕᐅᑉ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᐋᑦᑑᕝᕙ 30, 2017-ᒥ ᑭᒡᒐᖅᑐᐃᓂᐊᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᕝᕕᖓᓂ ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᖅᒥ. ᐱᒋᐊᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ 2000-ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᖅᒥ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᑲᓐᓂᖅᓱᓂᓗ ᕼᐋᒻᒪᓚᒃᑯᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᖅᒥ.

ᓇᑲᓱᒃ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᕆᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᔭᖏᑦ ᓯᐊᒻᒪᑦᓯᒪᔪᖅ 25-ᓄ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᕐᓂᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᓐᓂᑦ ᓄᓇᑦᓯᐊᕐᒥ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᓐᓂᓪᓗ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ (GN), ᐱᔨᑦᓯᕋᕋᑖᖅᓯᒪᑦᓱᓂ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᖑᑦᓱᓂ ᐃᓄᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ. ᐱᓕᕆᔨᒻᒪᕆᐅᔾᔪᑎᒋᖃᑦᑕᖅᓯᒪᔭᖏᑦ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖏᑦ ᐃᓐᓇᕐᓄᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᑎᑦᓯᔨᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ, ᓄᓇᓕᓐᓂ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖃᕐᓇᖏᑦᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑭᒡᒐᖅᑐᐃᔨᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ, ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᕆᔭᐅᔪᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨ, ᐊᑯᓂᐅᔪᕐᓗ ᐳᓚᕋᖅᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᓯᔨᐅᑦᓱᓂ. ᓄᓇᓕᓐᓂᓪᓗ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔨᐅᓯᒪᑦᓱᓂ.

ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑕᒥᓂᑦ ᐱᔭᕇᕋᒥ ᐊᑕᒍᔪᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒻᒥ ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᖅᒥ, ᓇᑲᓱᒃ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓱᓕᕆᐊᕆᓯᒪᔭᖏᑦ ᐃᓚᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᓯᕗᓂᒃᓴᕗᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᕐᒥᑦ, ᐊᐅᓚᑦᓯᔨᐅᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᕐᒥ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᓯᓚᑦᑐᖅᓴᕐᕕᒻᒥ, ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᓐᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᖑᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᔭᕇᕈᓯᐊᖅ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᓂᒃ ᐱᕚᓪᓕᖅᑎᑦᓯᓂᕐᒧᑦ, ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᓐᓂᓪᓗ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᑎᑦᓴᓄ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ.

ᐊᑭᓕᖅᑐᖅᑕᐅᒐᓂ ᓱᓕᕆᐊᕆᓯᒪᔭᖏᑦ ᐃᓚᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᖃᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᓄᑐᖃᕐᓂᑦ ᒪᒃᑯᑦᑐᓂᓪᓗ. ᓇᑯᓱᒃ ᓇᒻᒥᓂᖅ ᐱᔪᒪᓂᕆᔭᖏᑦ ᐃᓚᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᓄᕕᖅᓴᓂᕐᒥᑦ, ᒥᖅᓱᕐᓂᖅᒥ, ᐃᒐᓂᕐᒥᑦ ᐊᐅᓪᓚᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᕐᒥᓪᓗ. ᒫᒡᒍᓚᑦ ᐊᐃᑉᐸᖓᓗ ᐋᓐᑐᕉ ᓇᑲᓱᒃ ᒪᕐᕉᓐᓂᒃ ᕿᑐᕐᖓᓖᒃ, ᓇᑖᓴ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐋᓐᑕᓂ, ᐊᑕᐅᓯᕐᒥᓪᓗ ᐊᕐᖑᑕᖃᖅᓱᑎᒃ, ᕖᓕᔅ.

ᓇᑲᓱᒃ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐱᔨᑦᓯᕋᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᒥᓂᔅᑕᐅᓚᖓᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐋᑦᑑᕝᕙ 30, 2020. ᓅᕙᐃᒻᕙ 6, 2020-ᒥ, ᑕᐃᔭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᒥᓂᔅᑕᐅᓂᐊᓕᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐃᓕᖅᑯᓯᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᒥᓂᔅᑕᐅᓗᓂᓗ ᑲᒪᒋᔭᖃᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᐃᓪᓗᓕᕆᔨᕐᔪᐊᒃᑯᓄᑦ.

Margaret Nakashuk niruaqtauvakhimayuq tallimiuyuni Maligaliuryuarvingmun
Nunavunmi Tattiarnaqtuq 30, 2017mi ilauyukharnik niruarvigiyainik Pangniqtuurmin.
Aulatitilihaaliqtaa maligaliqinikkut havaagiyainik 2000mi niruaqtaungman talvunga
Pangniqtuurmi Nunalaani Ilihaqtuliqiyitkunun Katimayiinun aulaplunilu niruaqtaupluni
talvunga Hamilatkutnun Katimayiinun Pangniqtuurmi.

Ms. Nakashuk havakhimaaqpakhimayuq havakpagainik 25nik ukiunganik talvani Kavamanmi Nunatsiarmi Nunavut Kavamangitlu (GN), talvani havakhimaaqpaktuq angiyukhiupluni havaktiuvakhimayuq Havagviat Inulirijikkutkuni. Havagiikhimavakhimayaingit ayuittiagiikhimayainik havakpakhimayuq ilauyut tapkuninga havaanganik iningniit ilihaiyipluni, nunalaani munaqhitkut Ikayuqtiuvakhuni, havaakhanun pivalliarnikkut havaktiuvaktuq, hivutunirmiklu pulaagiaqtuqtunik nunamun atanguyauvakhimayuq. Havakpakhimayurlu Maligaliqijidjutingnik.

Iniqtigami ilihairutigiyainik talvanga Atagoyuk inirniit iliharviani Pangniqtuurmi. Ms. Nakashum ilihaidjutigiyaingit hulilukaarnikkut ilauvakhimayut talvani Nunavunmi Sivuniksavut Pinahuarutmi, Atanguyaliqinikkut Ilihairutingnik Nunavunmi Inirnirit Ilihaapaalirviitni, GNkut atanguyauyaangat ilitagidjutiqaliqhuni havaagumayainik pivalliadjutikharnik, unalu GNkutni Hivuliqtikhanun Hivuliuqtiyaangat Pinahuarutmi.

Ikayuinaqtainik hulilukaarnikkut ilauvakhimayut havaanganik Iningnikharnik inulramiinunlu. Ms. Nakashuk nanminigiyainik hulilukaagiangnaik ilauyut nuviqharniq, mihungniq, igayaangat aulaagianganiklu. Margaret uingalu Andrew Nakashuk malrungnik nutaraqaqtun, Natasha Anthonylu, ingutaqaqhunilu inuuhuktunuamik atianga Felix.

Ms. Nakashuk niguaqtauvakhimayuq ikayugianganik ministanik katimayiinun talvuuna Tattiarnaqtuq 30, 2020mi. Talvanga Tarium Hikutirvia 6, 2020mi, Ministauliqtuq Pitquhiliqijitkutni Ministauliqturlu munagiyukharnik Nunavunmi Igluliqijurjuatkutnilu.

Nunavut

The Honourable Margaret Nakashuk

Minister of Culture and Heritage
Minister Responsible for Nunavut Housing Corporation
Minister of Languages

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