Ellen Hamilton of Qaggiavuut! Named to the Order of Nunavut
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.