Elder Simon Niaqunnuaq


Simon Niaqunnuaq was born near the Community of Gjoa Haven. Simon and his wife had six boys and one girl. He had fun in the old days, although he didn’t go to school but he learned alot. He said that school is important. They had no medicine in the old days and people didn’t get sick as often as they do now. A young couple didn’t get married through a minister, but were chosen by their parents. He is happy about the new Nunavut Governemt because it makes him think of the old days.


nwm8 ixdkx6 wko3ymJ6 s3h3g5 nixi. kbCcg x3Fioi4 xYti4 x7ml xbsyu4 x3Nu4. dFxhco3g5 bwhmi wonExTvlx3hi ryxi xuhi4 woymo3g6. won3i6 m8NsJ6 WmEsm5. w/4ncMs3ymTg5 bwhmi x7ml wkw5 x8ixyxcb3ymoTg5 m8NsJtg5. koxE5 vttbscb3y.oTg5 xJehwpj5, ryxi xUJck5 xebscb3ymJ5. dFxhtcg6 kNK5 Z?mco3mb whmN3mY6 bwhmitg5.