Pamela is an Inuinnaq from Cambridge Bay, Nunavut. She is the Hivulliqpaam Aulapkaiyi (Executive Director) of the Pitquhirnikkut Ilihautiniq / Kitikmeot Heritage Society which is a non-profit organization that runs the May Hakongak Community Library and Cultural centre. The grassroots organization has been in operation for over 22 years and has been the Territories longest serving Museum, Archives, Library and Research centre.
Pam is a is a graduate of first and second year Nunavut Sivuniksavut, an Inuit Studies program and has a BA in Anthropology and Aboriginal Studies from Carleton University. Pam also completed Heritage Interpretation I & II Training with the Inuit Heritage Trust. Pam’s passion is in the cultural sector and preserving her peoples mother-tongue Inuinnaqtun, Inuinnait culture. Pam also is a Trustee for the Inuit Heritage Trust and a Board of Directors for the Nunavut Sivuniksavut Program. She has also been driven to serve her community and is the Mayor of Cambridge Bay.