qulliq


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qul·liq

 (ko͞o′lēk′)
n.
An Inuit or Yupik lamp that is made by hollowing a stone and that burns blubber to generate both light and heat.

[Inuit.]
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Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs committed to supporting the Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) and the City of Iqaluits proposed expansion of QECs existing district heating system in Iqaluit.
A "taqqut" is a stick used to light a type of oil lamp called the Qulliq.
Le 23 septembre 2014, le president de la Societe d'energie Qulliq a temoigne devant le Comite permanent a l'occasion de son examen du rapport annuel de 2012-2013 de la societe et du plan d'activites de 2014-2018.
On September 23, 2014, the President of the Qulliq Energy Corporation appeared before the Standing Committee on the occasion of its consideration of the corporation's 2012-2013 annual report and 2014-2018 corporate plan.
A ce sujet, on connait bien le cas du chamane nattilik Qaqortingneq, dont on avait place l'ame dans une qulliq, une lampe a huile, afin de le proteger.
related to guaranteed borrowings by Qulliq Energy Corporation.
The Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) has tested wind turbines in three communities (Nunavut Power, 2002), but even though the use of RETs has grown globally, no significant effort has been made by the federal or territorial government to integrate RETs into Nunavut communities (GN, 2007b; Arent et al.
Two Government of Nunavut documents, commissioned language-of-instruction research projects, contribute to the conversation related to Nunavut bilingual education: the Qulliq Quvvariarlugu (Corson, 2000) and Aajjiqatigiingniq (Martin, 2000).
They also discuss a qulliq, a lamp that uses mammal blubber as fuel and arctic cotton as a wick (Dawson 2002, 467).
All ceremonies began with the lighting of a Qulliq - the oil lamp once used to heat igloos.
As one of three contractors failed to meet terms, Qulliq Energy Corp.