Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Arts, Culture & Education

Indigenous Art at the Winnipeg Art Gallery

The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is Canada’s oldest civic art gallery and home to over 27,000 works spanning centuries and media, including the world’s...

Historical Traditions

The concept of inuat — an Inuktitut word roughly translatable as ‘inhabitants,’ or ‘dwellers’ — once provided the foundation for Inuit belief and lifestyle....

“Beyond Aurora Borealis”

Abraham Anghik Rruben is a contemporary artist of Inuvialuit ancestry. His work is unique in how it embodies his cultural heritage within the nuances...

Circus Arts

A trip to Nunavut to research Inuit art turned into a seven-year labour of love for a pair of filmmaker-journalists from Boston whose documentary...

Creative Bonding Gameti – Community Sewing Program

Have you ever wondered what incredible things could happen when you least expected it? If not, then I have a story for you! I...

Abraham Ulrikab – The filming of the documentary

In October 1880, when Abraham Ulrikab, an Inuk from Hebron, Labrador, told Moravian missionary Auguste Ferdinand Elsner, “If we can go back to Labrador,...

Serving the North

Promoting northern arts and crafts and helping communities The North is full of talented people…people who create art to celebrate the Inuit culture, share their...

Square dance Showdown

Preston Kapakatoak, 15, has performed in competition dancing for much of his youth but it has been over four years since he has tasted...

Enactus uOttawa

Entrepreneurship to empower the North A tourism business run by Inuit youth and a furniture recycling enterprise using wood from the town dump: these are...

Igniting the Fire Within

The Women’s Qulliq Making Program In this modern age, our ancestors’ traditional way of life can seem like a distant place. Many young Inuit such...