Saturday, December 15, 2018

Vote calls for unified language system

Dozens of translators and interpreters from all over Canada met in Iqaluit in February for Apqutauvugut, a conference to discuss standards and terminology for...

Training programs available for Nunavut Inuit

Nunavut’s new Inuit training corporation has an official Inuit-language name and a seven-member board of directors, following inaugural meetings held in January. Dubbed the Makigiaqta...

Building resilience to climate change with NC3

Nunavut Climate Change Centre’s new website is coming online in March. It will have plain language content on climate change, including current research from...

Rita Joe National Project inspires youth

In her autobiography, Rita Joe, Mi’kmaw poet and songwriter, challenged indigenous youth to find their voices, share their stories, and celebrate their talents. Inspired...

NCTR archive available to public

The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation’s mandate is to “preserve the memory of Canada’s residential School system and legacy forever.” In november, the...

Lifetime achievement recognized

Ian Stirling, polar bear scientist, was presented with the annual Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern research during Arcticnet’s 11th Annual Scientific...

Government of Nunavut partners with WAG

As part of a five-year deal, the governments of Nunavut and Manitoba will spend $1 million to move thousands of pieces of Inuit art...

Scientific director wins award

Louis Fortier, scientific director of the Arcticnet research network, is the 2015 winner of the Northern Science Award. “He has inspired and fostered the creation...

Nunavut Elders receive awards

The Inuit Heritage Trust (IHT) has announced the recipients of their 2015 Elder Awards Program. The Elders’ recognition Award is given out every two years...

Documenting the NWT

Over the next year, a series of new documentaries, “on the Land,” will showcase the people of the Northwest Territories (NWT). Through stories, interviews,...