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January 2017

IAF Board Member Mathew Nuqingaq Appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada

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On December 30, 2016 his Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, announced 100 new appointments to the Order of Canada, including Inuit Art Foundation board member Mathew Nuqingaq. Nuqingaq is a metalworker, jeweller, performing artist, and educator being recognized for his contributions as a jewelry designer and drum dancer. Nuqingaq grew up in Qikiqtarjuaq (Broughton Island),…

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