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Survival Skills Challenge #3

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Share a picture of you travelling on the land. What information about your trip would you make sure someone at home had before you left? Tell us one safety tip you want others to know before they go out on the land.  Tag @NorthernYouthLeadership on Facebook or Instagram, o...

2020 Camp Application Deadline Extended

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Good news – you still have time to apply for a summer camp. The application deadline for NYL’s Summer Leadership Camps has been extended to May 15th, 2020. All programming is free and NYL covers the cost of return travel between a youth’s home community and camp. For...

Youth Taking the Lead – Akesha Hardisty-Norwegian

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Akesha Hardisty-Norwegian is 18 years old and lives in Fort Simpson, NT. Here’s how she’s taking the lead: “Sports is something I’m really into, and has also helped shaped me into the leader I am today, from being team captain to coaching a little kid soccer team and...

Survival Skills – Challenge #2

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Share a picture of three things that you always carry with you when you go out on the land. Tell us why these three things are important to have with you. Tag @NorthernYouthLeadership on Facebook or Instagram, or email [email protected] to share your response with us....

Youth Taking the Lead – Trina Adanchilla Pauls

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Trina Adanchilla Pauls is 15 years old and lives in Whitehorse, Yukon. Here’s how she’s taking the lead: “Adanchilla is my traditional name which means strong powerful little women. I come from the Tahltan and Tlingit nations. I am a member of the Champagne Aishihi...

Youth Taking the Lead – Minnie Akeeagok

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Minnie Akeeagok is 15 years old and lives in Iqaluit, Nunavut. Here’s how she’s taking the lead: “I’m taking a leadership role in my community by performing and teaching kids to throat sing. I help my family, friends and anyone within the community with all I can. I am in the...

Survival Skills – Challenge #1

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Who is your favourite person to go out on the land with and why? Share a picture of you on the land together. Tag @NorthernYouthLeadership on facebook or @northernyouthl on instagram or twitter to share your response with us. If you live in the NWT, talk to your teacher about...

Announcing the 10-week Survival Skills Challenge

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  Challenge time! For the next 10 weeks, NYL will be releasing a new survival skills challenge every Friday. These fun challenges are designed to set youth up for safety and success on the land. Stay tuned for the first challenge to be released today at 4pm! If you live in...

Youth Taking the Lead – Ocean Pottle-Shiwak

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Ocean Pottle-Shiwak is 16 years old and lives in Rigolet, Nunatsiavut. Here’s how she’s taking the lead: “I’m taking a leadership role in my community by being involved and prominent in the groups offered here. I am the president of our school’s Gender and...

Youth Taking the Lead – Hailey Craig

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  Hailey Craig is 16 years old and lives in Yellowknife. Here’s how she is taking the lead: “I am taking a leadership role in my community by raising money for the homeless and senior people. I learned that you don’t have to do big things in order to be a leader,...