Sunday, September 23, 2018

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,...

Northern leaders receive Order of Nunavut

This past fall, three northern veteran leaders received order of Nunavut medals. Father Robert Lechat, Bill Lyall and Tagak Curley were presented with their...

Canadian artists showcase at Circum-Arctic Art Show

A group of indigenous artists from across the Arctic travelled to Reykjavik, Iceland, in October to participate in the first annual Circum-Arctic Art Show....

Standardization of Inuit language debated

Delegates from across the four Inuit regions of Canada, as well as representatives from Greenland, and Alaska, attended a two-day summit organized by Inuit...

Inuktitut Language Promotion Campaign launched

The Kativik School Board has launched the campaign ᐃᓅᖃᑎᒃᑳ ᐅᖃᐅᓰᕐᓯᑌᓕᑕ! (Hey fellow Inuit, let’s speak our language!) to help raise awareness about the importance...

Recording oral history and place name legacies

The Gwich’in Social and Cultural Institute have launched their place name maps and online interactive “living” atlas. This series of topographic maps, features traditional...

Inquest targets key areas for action plan

In October, Nunavut held a two-week inquest into suicide. More than 30 witnesses testified, including families who have lost children to suicide, social workers,...