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Western Nunavut’s Kaapittiaq coffee venture launches online storefront

June 11, 2020

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

No matter where you live in North America, now you can enjoy a cup of Kaapittiaq—good coffee in Inuinnaqtun.
 

Inuinnaqtun mentorship program to be introduced

December 11, 2019

NNSL MEDIA

Some of the shrinking number of Inuinnaqtun speakers in the Kitikmeot are being recruited to act as mentors to apprentices who want to learn the Inuit language.

Inuit take the lead in Inuit Studies conference

October 1, 2019

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

Inuit are now leading our own research and are able to present our own findings

Western Nunavut heritage group aims to save Inuinnaqtun

April 30, 2019

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

"We need to start somewhere and this is our somewhere"

Cambridge Bay exhibit to showcase the evolution of parkas

January 6, 2019

CBC NEWS

5 Inuinnait parkas from pre-contact to present will be on display in the Kitikmeot Heritage Society museum

Two indigenous communities from different hemispheres have teamed up

September 28, 2017

PERU REPORTS

An Inuit-run coffee company has teamed up with Indigenous farmers in Peru to support the preservation of indigenous culture in two opposites spheres of the world

Inuit reclaim cultural heritage in new digital atlas

May 26, 2016

SCIENCE NORDIC

GREENLAND: The legendary fifth expedition of Thule by the Polar explorer, Knud Rasmussen, is now digitised in an interactive online atlas

New online atlas connects Inuit with lost history of Knud Rasmussen expedition

April 23, 2016

CBC NEWS

Provides wider access to data and photos collected in the 1920s

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Historical Traditions: Reviving Amulet Use in the Central Arctic

February 28, 2016
ABOVE AND BEYOND 

An article written for Above & Beyond | Canada's Arctic Journal, by Brendan Griebel. See pages 37 - 39. 

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Diamond Jenness Artifact collection

October 25, 2015
ABOVE AND BEYOND

An article written for Above and Beyond | Canada's Arctic Journal by Brendan Griebel. See pages 31-35. 

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Mystery kayak in Edmonton basement for decades returning home to Nunavut

August 17, 2015
THE EDMONTON JOURNAL

Since the late 1960s, a caribou skin "mystery" kayak has resided in a house on Wellington Crescent across the street from the Royal Alberta Museum

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Heritage in 360 Degrees

August 30, 2015

An innovative heritage project to investigate the potential that 360 degree photography has for recording and communicating Inuit place-based knowledge

Kitikmeot heritage coffee sales brewing online

June 8, 2020

NUNAVUT NEWS

Coffee sales have commenced online for Pitquhirnikkut Ilihautiniq, the Kitikmeot Heritage Society, based in Cambridge Bay.

How one Nunavut community's elders connect youth with Inuit culture

November 11, 2019

CBC NEWS

Colonialism has left some young Inuit in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, struggling to connect with their culture. But a group of grandmothers is fighting to change that.

Exhibition on Inuinnait parkas launches in Nunavut

September 19, 2019

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

Patterns of Change is now available online as a virtual exhibition

Parks Canada, Nunavut heritage trust sign deal on Franklin artifacts

April 24, 2019

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

Agreement with ensure management of artifacts is Inuit-informed, representatives say

Arctic Inspiration Prize announces shortlist for up to $3M in awards

November 22, 2018

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

Expansion of Pond Inlet pre-school, Inuinnaqtun revitalization project up for $1M prize

Telling their own stories: new gallery reveals the land, people of the Arctic

June 20, 2017

OTTAWA CITIZEN

A new gallery at the Museum of Nature opening Wednesday marks Canada’s 150th birthday by documenting the region that makes up four-tenths of it but too few of us will venture to visit

Nunavut historical society to produce CHARS research guide

May 19, 2016

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

"Local people have much to teach incoming researchers" at the Canadian High Arctic Research Station 

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Western Nunavut elders heal old wounds during Edmonton visit

April 14, 2016

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

Ninety-eight Inuit never returned from Charles Camsell Hospital

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Inuit Culture, Living History

April 12, 2016
NFB BLOG

Featured in the National Film Board’s (NFB) Blog, we contributed to the organization’s educational curriculum titled Unikkausivut: Sharing Our Stories collection 

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Building for the future" Nunavut Heritage Society looks back for answers

October 22, 2015
NUNATSIAQ NEWS

New project to focus on Inuit architectural wisdom

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Canada Over the Edge: S4 E5 Western Nunavut

SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL

The western Nunavut region is one of the most seldom-seen landscapes on Earth

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Learning to live from the land improves food security in Nunavut

April 1, 2014

EVERGREEN BRICKWORKS BLOG

Our 2013 summer land camp was featured in the Evergreen Foundation's blog

Library and Archives Canada Designates More Than $350,000 in Funding for Inuit Arts Organizations

January 20, 2020

INUIT ART QUARTERLY

Library and Archives Canada has announced the recipients of grant money through the Listen, Hear Our Voices Initiative

Exhibit reunites Inuit with 100-year-old artifacts in Cambridge Bay

October 3, 2019

CBC NEWS 

'They just were so creative and ingenious ... it's so beautiful,' says Kitikmeot Heritage Society director

Canada goose fabric given away in Cambridge Bay

June 6, 2019

NUNAVUT NEWS

More than 100 eager sewers showed up at Kiilinik Ilihakvik School for a Canada goose fabric giveaway in Cambridge Bay 

Inuit-owned coffee company open for business in Cambridge Bay

January 27, 2019

CBC NEWS

The company's name, Kaapittiaq, means 'good coffee' in Inuinnaqtun

Meet Nunavut's first Inuit-owned coffee company: Kaapittiaq

November 15, 2018

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

The world's first Inuit-owned coffee produced specifically for a northern market

Arctic Gallery at Canadian Museum of Nature prepares for June opening

April 3, 2017

CBC NEWS

New permanent gallery will include a space for exhibitions by Northern communities

Nunavut Inuit culture featured in line Rasmussen atlas

April 25, 2016

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

Denmark, Ottawa, Nunavut collaborate on huge cultural database

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Canadian High Arctic Research Station seeks art designs

April 28, 2016
NUNATSIAQ NEWS

Proposals should reflect "ingenuity of Inuit culture"

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We Live in the Arctic, 1947

January 21, 2016
YOUTUBE

Aa silent film by Harmon “Bud” Helmericks and Constance Helmericks, circa 1947. In 2015, the original 16mm film was preserved by the Alaska Film Archives

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Copper Inuit kayak removed safely from Edmonton basement

August 18, 2015
CBC 
NEWS

A traditional Inuit kayak that spent the last 50 years in an Edmonton basement is on its way back to Nunavut

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Healing journey for elders on the land

September 14, 2015
NUNAVUT NEWS/NORTH

Emotional time spent early outposts in Queen Maud Gulf

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