April Diamond Dutheil: Rankin Inlet Nickel Mine... →
aprildutheil: Attention Arviat! Rankin Inlet Nickel Mine workshops will be taking place this week in Arviat, Nunavut. Come and listen to Elders talk about their experiences working in the Rankin Inlet Nickel Mine in the late 1950s and early 1960s. There will also be archival photos, documents, video footage,…
Research takes Arts Undergraduate to the Arctic
aprildutheil: Participating in research is not only a great way to expand your resume; it also takes you far beyond the classroom – as fourth-year honours Sociology student April Dutheil can attest to. Her work with the Nanisiniq Arviat History Project brought her to Arviat, Nunavut last summer, and she’s returning again this year. Check out the full article here :...
Amy Owingayak: Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit (IQ)... →
amy-owingayak: IQ principles are Inuit values used by the Inuit to live a good life. Some of the IQ principles are: Pijitsirarniq: Concept of serving The concept of serving is central to teh Inuit style of leadership as is the measure of the maturity and wisdom of an Inuk. Key here is the understanding that…
"The Trials of Nunavut: Lament for an Arctic...
From the Globe and Mail, http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/nunavut/
ᐃᒪᖅ ᑕᐃᑉᓱᒪᓂ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑲᑎᓐᓂᒃᓴᓕᓴᖅᑎᒃᖢᒋᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᐊᓚᓄᑦ, ᐊᒥᓱᓂᖅᓴᐃᑦ ᓄᕗᖕᒥᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᑦ. ᐃᒃᑕᓂ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᕿᔪᖕᒥᒃ ᓴᓇᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᓯᕐᓗᐊᑐᐊᒃᓇᖅ, ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᓄᓇᖃᓚᐅᕋᓪᓚᒃᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᑕᒡᕙᓂ. ᖃᐅᔨᒪᒐᑉᓯ, ᐅᑉᓗᒥ ᓄᓇ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓯᓚᒋᔭᖅᐳᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᓄᓯᖅᐳᓪᓗ ᐊᑦᔭᕈᑦᓯᐊᒥᐊᖅᓯᒪᒃᒪᑦ ᑐᐊᕕᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᖏᔪᑦᔪᐊᕐᒥᒃ. ᑕᐃᒪ ᐊᑐᕆᐊᓴᖅᑎᒃᖢᒋᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᑦ 1900ᒥᑦ 1940ᓄᑦ, ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑲᑎᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᓄᓇᖃᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᓯᑎᔪᒥᒃ ᓯᒡᔭᒥ. ᐃᒪᖅ ᐱᔪᑎᕐᔪᐊᖑᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᑕᑉᑯᐊ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᓄᓇᖃᖅᑐᑦ ᓯᕗᒃᒧᐊᓂᐊᕐᓗᑎᒃ ᐃᒪᒃᑎᐊᕆᒃᑐᒧᑦ ᐊᑐᒐᐅᒃᑕᕐᓂᐊᓄᑦ ᖃᐅᑕᒪᑦ. ᐃᓪᓚᕆᒃ, ᐃᒥᖅᑐᖃᓱᐃᒃᑐᒃᒪᑦ ᑕᕆᐅᒥᒃ ᓄᓇᕐᔪᐊᕐᒥᐅᓂᒃ,...
Hivulivut: Interview: David Owingayak on Inuit... →
hivulipta: Few people have a deeper understanding of Inuit Music than David Owingayak who is the Traditions and Cultural Affairs Officer to the Inuit Cultural Institute based in Eskimo Point. Owingayak was taught traditional music by his father Samuel Kunuk, and was still learning songs from other people in…
Jordan Konek: David Owingayak: Modern and... →
jordan-konek: DAVID OWINGAYAK (TRADITIONS AND CULTURAL AFFIARS OFFICER for the Inuit Cultural Institute). David Owingayak was taught Inuit traditional music by his father Sam Kunuk. Owingayak had his sincere appreciation of the work of modern Inuit musicians. After having read the article, I learned that the…
Amy Owingayak: Interview with David Owingayak:... →
amy-owingayak: David was interviewed about his understanding about traditional and modern music. According to David’s answers, it is said that only few people have deeper understanding when it comes to Inuit music. David had mentioned that there are three different categories of Inuit music ; pisinnquat, pisiit…