Ellen Hamil­ton of Qag­giavuut! Named to the Or­der of Nu­navut

Inuit Art Quarterly - - NEWS -

Iqaluit-based artist, film di­rec­tor, pro­ducer and found­ing mem­ber of Qag­giavuut! Ellen Hamil­ton was named to the Or­der of Nu­navut in Novem­ber 2016. She joined oral his­to­rian Louie Kamookak of Uq­suq­tuuq (Gjoa Haven) and for­mer Kugluk­tuk mayor Red Ped­er­sen in re­ceiv­ing the ap­point­ment.

Past in­ductees in­clude Keno­juak Ashe­vak, CC, RCA, and singer and song­writer Char­lie Panigo­niak, among oth­ers.

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