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Rankin Inlet

CYRT Rankin Inlet Airport Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, Canada - **Qikiqtarjuaq (Qikiqtarjuaq Airport) **Rankin Inlet (Rankin Inlet Airport) **Repulse Bay (Repulse Bay, Nunavut) (Repulse Bay Airport) This is a contemporary work created by artisan Alvin Kanak of Rankin Inlet, Northwest Territories (which is now in the territory of Nunavut that separated from the Northwest Territories in 1999). It was given as a gift to the city for Expo 86. The land has since been donated to the city, and it is now a protected site. Friendship and the welcoming of the world are the meanings of both the English Bay structure and the 2010 Winter Olympics emblem. Kanak's work represents the strength of his people and the modes of communication and technology before modern Canada. The construction of schools was a massive annual commitment during this decade, with almost every Nunavut community getting up-graded, new and impressive community schools at some point during the decade. Nunavut developed enhanced training for teachers, "Nunavut Grads Mark a Milestone" created a Nunavut program for registered nurses and supported the very successful Akitsiraq Law School, built Nunavut's first trades school in Rankin Inlet, put in place the process and approvals for a Nunavut Cultural School slated for Clyde River (Clyde River, Nunavut), "Clyde River location for Cultural School". CBC News, September 26, 2006. improved levels of post-secondary student financial assistance, "Minister Announces New Student Support Rates" and funded Inuit and Inuktitut Inuinnaqtun curriculum development. The decade saw a steady rise in Grade 12 graduations for Nunavummiut youth across the territory, although still falling short of Canadian national rates. "Uphere: Nunavut Comes of Age, March 2009" Although born in Manitoba, Tootoo grew up in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, National Aboriginal Achievement Awards where he was taught to skate and play hockey by his father. nativehockey.com Growing up in Rankin Inlet also allowed Tootoo to learn the traditional Inuit lifestyle that includes hunting and camping. History The process of creating a flag for Nunavut began prior to its creation as a territory in 1999. This created significant excitement in the vexillographic community, as it was the first change in the map of Canada since Newfoundland (Newfoundland and Labrador) became a province in 1949 and was being created in a region with little flag history.


San Pedro Sula

for its wealth of Spanish Colonial architecture. The central square has a cathedral with the oldest clock in the Americas. * 2004—Zhongbai Commercial Plaza fire, Jilin, northeastern China, killed 53 on February 16 * 2004—San Pedro Sula prison fire, Honduras, killed 103 on May 17 * 2004—Momart warehouse fire (Momart#The 2004 warehouse fire), numerous significant contemporary work of arts destroyed by fire, 24 May 2004, Leyton, East London


Whitchurch–Stouffville

on 6240 Main Street. Its exhibitions feature traditional and contemporary work by local and provincial artists. The gallery is a member of the Ontario Association of Art Galleries and its operations are supported by the Town of Whitchurch–Stouffville. Latcham Gallery, official website; see also Gallery, Stouffville.com, and


Taipei

email address 39 Changan West Rd lat long directions phone tollfree fax hours price content The, nearest MRT station - Zhongshan (on Danshui line). Taiwan's first art space dedicated to contemporary work. The red brick, former Taipei City Hall is easy to locate on an otherwise unexceptional road. Open Tues-Sun, 10AM-6PM. Admission NT$50. *


Jerusalem

, authority and approach to the Mishnah Berurah. Yalkut Yosef, by Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, is a voluminous, widely cited and contemporary work of Halakha, based on the rulings of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef. In the 7th century BCE Jerusalem became a city with a population many times greater than before and clear dominance over its neighbours, probably as the result of a cooperative arrangement with the Assyrians, who wished to establish ''Judah'' as a pro-Assyrian vassal state controlling


Netherlands

in the 1960s into an expressive abstract art. His paintings from the 1950s are similar to the contemporary work of Matisse, Picasso and the abstract expressionist Adolph Gottlieb. He was championed by a number of French-speaking writers, including Samuel Beckett and the poet André du Bouchet. The '''European Independent Institute''' is a Dutch (Netherlands) policy institute (think tank). '''''Miljoenenjacht''''' ( ;


France

28, 1981, in Grimaud (Grimaud, Var), near Arles, France) was a Dutch painter known for an intensely colored and geometric semi-representational painting style related to Tachisme, and Lyrical Abstraction. He is often seen as member of the School of Paris but his work resides somewhere between expressionism and surrealism, and evolved in the 1960s into an expressive abstract art. His paintings from the 1950s are similar to the contemporary work of Matisse


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