Thursday, November 14, 2019

Celebrating Nunavut's 20th

Nunavut’s Qikiqtani Communities

Traditionally Inuit lived in small migratory family groups but from the 1950s on, Ottawa began to build permanent communities in what is now Nunavut and to provide some of the basic services to Inuit that were provided to southern Canadians. The 25 villages and...

Our Life in Stone

In 1999 the Government of Nunavut sponsored a ‘large carving project’ in downtown Iqaluit. Artists from all over Canada participated in Nunavut’s first sculpting symposium called, “Our Life in Stone.” The two-year project involved 46 sculptors. Organized by the Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association...