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NEWS: Nunavut May 04, 2012 - 6:58 pm

Photo: CamBay’s arena looks to a new name

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Youth, elders and residents in Cambridge Bay meet to show their support for naming their community arena the Nathan Ookpik Youth Memorial Arena Complex: Nathan Ookpik Taylor's parents Dave and Mona Taylor (back row third and fouth from the right), Cambridge Bay's mayor Jeannie Ehaloak (back row fifth from right), pastor and deputy mayor Keith Lear Sr. (back row sixth from right) along with community elders. Nathan Ookpik Taylor died in a  motorcycle accident in Cambridge Bay on Sept. 13, 2011.  The hamlet council members voted earlier this year to name the arena after Taylor
Youth, elders and residents in Cambridge Bay meet to show their support for naming their community arena the Nathan Ookpik Youth Memorial Arena Complex: Nathan Ookpik Taylor's parents Dave and Mona Taylor (back row third and fouth from the right), Cambridge Bay's mayor Jeannie Ehaloak (back row fifth from right), pastor and deputy mayor Keith Lear Sr. (back row sixth from right) along with community elders. Nathan Ookpik Taylor died in a motorcycle accident in Cambridge Bay on Sept. 13, 2011. The hamlet council members voted earlier this year to name the arena after Taylor "for his strong spirit as a volunteer." The council plans to discuss the official naming of the arena again when all councillors are present. (PHOTO COURTESY OF MILLIE RYER)

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