The Kitikmeot Heritage Society is dedicated to creating museum exhibits that are not only accessible to May Hakongak Centre visitors, but also to individuals across Nunavut and beyond. Since 2012, whenever we create a new museum display, we also create a virtual version of the same exhibit. Our goal is to have all of our facility’s past and present exhibits uploaded for public viewing.
Built to accompany the qalgiq community theatre, this exhibit describes findings from local archaeology excavations and what they can tell us about the first Inuit migrations into this region of the Arctic.
This virtual exhibit explores the lives of the various cultural groups that have occupied the Iqaluktuuq region over the last four thousand years.
This exhibit describes the history of kayak building in Inuinnait culture and a 2009 workshop designed to revive these traditions.
Drum Dancing is an Inuinnait activity that combines elements of entertainment, poetry and spirituality. This exhibit will introduce readers to various traditions and songs involving the drum. read more
This exhibit explores the gender roles and responsibilities that accompanied being a woman in traditional Inuinnait societies.
This exhibit was designed to reconsider the centennial anniversary of Inuinnait contact with the western world. In it, Inuinnait reflect on how their culture and identity continues to change and adapt while still maintaining core values and relationships with the natural world. read more
Stephen Angulalik was a remarkable Inuk. His skills and knowledge as a hunter and leader were legendary among his people, the Ahiarmiut. read more