Inuit Qaujisarvingat: Inuit Knowledge Centre at ITK!

“Advancing Inuit knowledge for sustainable Arctic science and policy.”

Inuit Qaujisarvingat (kow-yee-sar-ving-at): Inuit Knowledge Centre was launched in 2010 as a centre on research housed at Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami in Ottawa.

Inuit Qaujisarvingat is working to bridge the gap between Inuit knowledge and western science and build capacity among Inuit to respond to global interests in Arctic issues.


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Do you have an idea for a Nunatsiavut children’s story?
IsumatsaKaven Nunatsiavut suguset atuagatsanganik?

InukBook has been designed to publish books in Labrador Inuktitut based on stories contributed by people in Nunatsiavut.

To find out more visit their facebook page: www.facebook.com/Inukbook

This projet is an initiative under the Tradition and Transition research partnership led by by the Nunatsiavut Government and Memorial University.

The Arctic Inspiration Prize Charitable Trust and the Rideau Hall Foundation officially announced that the Call for Nominations for the 2016 Arctic Inspiration Prize is now open on June 14, 2016.

The Arctic Inspiration Prize recognizes and promotes the extraordinary contribution made by teams in the gathering of Arctic knowledge and their plans to implement this knowledge to real world applications for the benefit of the Canadian Arctic, Arctic Peoples and therefore Canada as a whole.

CAFF (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna) has developed a series of educational tool kits exploring major ecosystems and processes of the Arctic. Here you will find children's pocket guides for on-the-ground and in-classroom exploration, and accompanying leader's manuals to help interpret information on Arctic ecosystems. Educational kits are available in Inuktitut among other languages.

The Northern Contaminants Program Management Committee and the Human Health Review Team will be hosting a Human Health Monitoring and Risk Communications workshop to be held November 22-23 in Ottawa, ON (workshop location TBC).

Inuit Qaujisarvingat has produced a documentary that will be aired on NorthwesTel exploring the multifaceted views of security, patriotism, and sovereignty in the Arctic. This video is part of the first edition of the Nilliajut Project. The documentary is based on the perspective of emerging and established Inuit leaders from all regions and professional backgrounds. Some examples would be Pujjut Kusugak of Rankin Inlet Nunavut and Rosemarie Kuptana from Sachs Harbour in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region.