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7th Annual Celebration of the Seal

25 June 2014 

Public Service Announcement

7th Annual Celebration of the Seal

Start Date:    June 25, 2014

End Date:     June 28, 2014

Iqaluit, NU                                                30 sec

The public is invited to join the seventh Annual Celebration of the Seal on June 28, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Iqaluit Square, near the Elders Qammaq, in Iqaluit.

Come out to celebrate the importance of the seal to Inuit and join us for a feast of seal and arctic char. Tea and bannock will also be served.

Activities include drum dancing, Inuit games, throat singing and seal skinning.

The Government of Nunavut is pleased to partner with Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated and many businesses who donated generously to this event.

Everyone is encouraged to wear sealskin clothing for this event and prizes will also be given for the most beautiful outfits.

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Media Contact:

Tyler Ross
Senior Policy Analyst
Department of Environment
867-975-7720
tross1@gov.nu.ca