Beautiful hats made by Lucy Eetak will be available for sale this Christmas season.
The last conferences of the season are over and summer is here! Constance Menzies captured this delightfully colourful wall of guitars while picking up guitar strings with Tony Eetak at the Long & McQuade music store in Winnipeg this week.
Youth, artists and culture connectors from Arviat, Victoria and Tuktoyaktuk and the Carving Out Climate Testimony; Happening to Us and Our People, Our Climate digital arts and cultural entrepreneurship and Inclusion in Northern Research projects gathered at Qaumajuq and the Winnipeg Art Gallery during the 2022 Auviqsaqtut Inuit Studies Conference.
Tony Eetak re-connects with Jordan Konek, both from Arviat, Nunavut on campus at the University of Winnipeg during the Inuit Studies Conference earlier this month. Ten years ago this October, Jordan was a student with the original Nanisiniq Arviat History Project. This project draws on many of those early experiences.
A special and unexpected opportunity to explore careers in media came while we were all attending a closing session for the Inuit Studies Conference. Our project's participating artists were able to get hands-on with CBC North's Pauline Pemik and Jaison Empson as they interviewed the youth for CBC News and CBC Igalaaq.
Ethan Tassiuk, Chase Nogasak, Eriel Lugt and Maeva Gauthier led a hybrid roundtable discussion on the use of arts in support of inclusive and participatory learning environments at the University of Winnipeg June 21, 2022. The special session was held during Auviqsaqtut, the 2022 Inuit Studies Conference held in Winnipeg, June 19-22, 2022. #CINUK
Incubator for Digital and Cultural Entrepreneurship mentor and Inclusion in Northern Research Elder Dorothy Atuat Tootoo is among this year's recipients of the Order of Nunavut. Congratulations, Atuat!
An accomplished young musician, he started getting an interest in photography and climate entrepreneurship from taking the University of Minnesota Duluth's Creativity for Entrepreneurship online course in 2021.
Dr. Olaf Kuhlke looks on as Eric Anoee, Jr. and Nangmalik Qanatsiaq explore INUA, the inaugural exhibit at Qaumajuq while attending a digital and cultural entrepreneurship workshop at the Niizhwaaso Collaborative Learning Centre.
Congratulations to Ethan Tassiuk on receiving the Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers from the Rt. Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada this week!