Thursday, January 17, 2019

Exhibits feature Back River and Baker Lake artwork

Born in the Back River area north of Baker Lake, Nunavut, artist Mary Yuusipik Singaqti became well known for her wall-hangings and...

Order of Nunavik medals received

During the Makivik Gala held on November 14, 2018 in Kuujjuaq at the Katittavik Town Hall, four new recipients to the Order...

Parks Canada creates Inuktitut place names map

The Auyuittuq National Park Place Names map project started in 2014. Parks Canada held several workshops with the Inuit Knowledge Working Group for Auyuittuq...

Mural added to entrance of WAG

As part of the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) Inuit Art Centre construction project, a wood structure has been installed to protect part of the...

NBAA awards presented at annual Conference

The 2018 Nunavut Trade Show & Conference took place September 18 to 20 in Iqaluit. Topics covered during this year’s conference included: business development...

Caribou and fish habitat studies receive funding

Three Wilfrid Laurier University researchers have received funding from the Government of the Northwest Territories to help answer important questions about environmental issues in...

Second Umiyaqtutt Festival a success

Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, held its second Umiyaqtutt (Inuktitut for “Shipwreck”) Festival from August 25 to September 3. The 10-day Festival celebrations included Inuit traditions and...

New opera tours Northern Quebec

Members of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra travelled to Northern Quebec in September to bring their new tragic/comic opera, Chaakapesh: The Trickster’s Quest to audiences...

Paddlers join for 20th anniversary event

A world class wilderness event, the Yukon River Quest (YRQ) celebrated its 20th anniversary this year with a record number of teams entering the...

ICC Canada names new officers

Canada’s branch of the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) has a new president, Monica Ell-Kanayuk from Iqaluit, Nunavut. She was elected to the position July...