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Celebration of the seal

21 March 2016 

Public Service Announcement 

Celebration of the seal 

The 8th annual Celebration of the seal events are March 19–26. 

Community members are invited to join Celebration of the seal events in: 

  • Pangnirtung
    o March 21, 2016; time TBD, at the community hall 
  • Iqaluit 
    o March 26, 2016, at 2 p.m., at Inuksuk High School Tisi 
  • Rankin Inlet 
    o March 26, 2016, time and location TBD 

Come out to celebrate the importance of seal in Nunavut, and join us for a feast of seal and Arctic char. Activities will include: musical entertainment, Inuit games, throat singing and seal skinning. Everyone is encouraged to wear sealskin clothing; prizes will be given for the most beautiful outfits. 


Media Contact: 

Tana Silverland
Manager of Communications, Education and Outreach
Department of Environment