Monday, January 25, 2010

Nain Boys Day Update

The young men in Nain are celebrating their day today.

Richard Haye is the Captain for the Young Men’s Day and his Assistant is Elias Obed from Nain.

Haye says they are attending 3 church services at 10am, 3pm and 5pm.

He says they use Traditional clothing such as suits, a red ribbon, decorated cap,
and some have a silapâk and kamik.

The new comers have a feast with parents at the Community Hall at 12pm to celebrate their first young men’s day.

Overall they have 18 young men between the ages of 15 years and up.

This year the cooks are Susie Maggo, Pauline Henoche and Maria Ikkusek.

The servants are Abia Obed, Abele Ikkusek, Pauline Jararuse and Johannes Semigak.

First timers are: Max Saksagiak, Mark Andersen, Scott Dicker, Ryan Brown, Manasse Bennett, Gus Barbour, Steven Maggo and Aaron Lampe.

The boys line up with 6 Flags to hold on their march from the Community Hall to the church.

The organizers would like to thank Northern store and Big Land groceries for donating food.

They also send out a big thank you to the Vale Inco Voisey’s bay mine site for donating money that went to the Moravian church to purchase oil for the church.

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