Inuit

Inuk actor Natar Ungalaaq nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for the film Iqaluit

'It started off with the director who really believed I could play that role,' he says<p>An Inuk actor got a nod from the Academy of Canadian Cinema and …

Aboriginal Canadians

Scientists find link between group of pollutants and health problems in Inuit

New studies have connected high levels of persistent organic pollutants to diabetes and high cholesterol<p>A new study from the University of Ottawa has …

Aboriginal Canadians

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Aboriginal Canadians

NEWS: Pangnirtung starts work on community wellness, suicide prevention

Starting today, Pangnirtung elders, youth, parents, counsellors, school staff and other residents will spend part of the next two weeks in workshops …

Northern Canada

Dolls were the 'little friends' that helped this artist through residential school

Helen Iguptak is an artist living in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. Her specialty is making Kivalliq dolls — and there's a deeply personal history behind …

Northern Canada

01-15: NEWS: Researchers seek out 2007-08 Inuit health survey participants

NEWS: Around the Arctic January 15, 2018 - 9:30 am<p>Researchers seek out 2007-08 Inuit health survey participants<p>“Informed consent is a critical part …

Northern Canada

The fascinating diversity of the Inuit belief system

The harsh living conditions of the Arctic have influenced the spiritual life of the Inuit people. Fear, rather than faith, takes a more central part …

Aboriginal Canadians

MAHONEY: The beautiful Inuit legacy at the San

Stephen Lewis was asked to lunch and a personal tour of an Art Gallery of Hamilton show Friday not to make a meal of his words about Canada's …

Aboriginal Canadians

Reconfiguration of “Indian Act” nations is work for chief and councils—Bellegarde

Thursday, January 11th, 2018 1:05pm<p>AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde with CFWE-FM's Candice Ryan and Jeremy Harpe<p>“The charter is how we are guided. …

Aboriginal Canadians

01-10: NEWS: Leadership candidate wants to bring more innovation to Nunavik Inuit org

NEWS: Nunavik January 10, 2018 - 3:30 pm<p>Leadership candidate wants to bring more innovation to Nunavik Inuit org<p>"I just felt like things were not …

Northern Canada

Greenland Reconciliation Commission finds colonization did 'a lot of damage'

'We were treated very, very badly,' says Karla Jessen Williamson<p>The Greenland Reconciliation Commission released its final report last month after …

Aboriginal Canadians

Wife of legendary Inuit singer Charlie Panigoniak pleads for help to keep heat, lights on

RANKIN INLET, NUNAVUT—An ailing and aging Inuit singer-songwriter whose name is an Arctic household word has turned to the public in a plea to keep …

Nunavut

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami recognizes Inuit Order of Canada recipients - Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami

Ottawa, ON – January 3, 2018 – Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami would like to acknowledge and congratulate recent Inuit recipients of the Order of Canada.<p>On …

Aboriginal Canadians

Inuit Art Centre will make a statement

With last week’s $10-million commitment from the Manitoba government, the Winnipeg Art Gallery is assured of funding for half the cost of its …

Canada

Book published on Inuit tattoo revitalization 'all my visions coming to life,' says author

Angela Hovak Johnston has tattooed nearly 100 women since beginning her work to revive traditional practice<p>It began as a personal mission to revive a …

Aboriginal Canadians

An Apology for Reconciliation

On November 24, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized to former indigenous residential school students in Newfoundland and Labrador, including …

Aboriginal Canadians

HMS Terror Added to the Wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror National Historic Site

<b>News Release:</b><p>The Government of Canada has announced HMS <i>Terror</i> has been added to the Wrecks of HMS <i>Erebus</i> and HMS <i>Terror</i> National Historic Site, …

Canada

AFN BULLETIN - Report on the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly December 2017

<b>by</b> pmnationtalk <b>on</b> December 20, 20177 Views<p><b>AFN BULLETIN – Report on the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly December 2017</b><p>Almost 1,500 Chiefs, Elders, youth …

Rights & Freedoms

12-21: NEWS: Winnipeg Art Gallery snags $10 million for Inuit Art Centre

NEWS: Around the Arctic December 21, 2017 - 8:30 am<p>Winnipeg Art Gallery snags $10 million for Inuit Art Centre<p>"The Inuit Art Centre offers a path to …

Northern Canada

N.W.T. Premier says federal government refuses to uphold devolution agreement

Agreement requires federal government to begin negotiations over land management in the Beaufort Delta region<p>N.W.T. Premier Bob McLeod is accusing …

Northern Canada

It's been two years since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's final report. Are the Liberals living up to their promises?

OTTAWA — Bob Baxter told the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in 2010 about his early memories, from before he was sent to residential school.<p>“You …

Society

Recall 'embarrassing' edition of CP Stylebook full of errors on Inuit, says journalism professor

'The stylebook is kind of the Bible, we follow it to the letter,' says journalism professor<p>All printed copies of the most recent Canadian Press …

Aboriginal Canadians

12-14: NEWS: Respected CP Stylebook replete with errors about Inuit

NEWS: Around the Arctic December 14, 2017 - 10:30 am<p>Respected CP Stylebook replete with errors about Inuit<p>“I’m very disappointed and dismayed”<p>BETH …

Northern Canada

Canada announces first presentation of Inuit art for 2019 Venice Biennale

Canada is the first out of the Venice Biennale blocks with its announcement that the artist collective Isuma will represent the country at the 58th …

Art

National inquiry into MMIWG comes to Inuvik after push from Inuit and Inuvialuit

Statement taking and outreach is taking place from Monday to Wednesday<p>The national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is in …

Aboriginal Canadians

Inuit relocation; Winnipeg exhibit explores 150 years of Canadian history

<i>Brittany Hobson</i> <i><br>APTN National News</i> <br>While traveling across Canada David Serkoak uses a drum and his late father’s song to help share the story of his …

Canadian News

Ojibway 'Netflix' launches on Apple store

Ojibway TV believed to be world's first Indigenous language streaming app<p>The world's first Indigenous language TV streaming app launched on the App …

Aboriginal Canadians

12-12: NEWS: Nunavut premier reaches beyond GN to fill vacant management jobs

NEWS: Nunavut December 12, 2017 - 9:15 am<p>Nunavut premier reaches beyond GN to fill vacant management jobs<p>"These appointments will help achieve the …

Northern Canada

12-12: NEWS: Quebec university launches new Inuit-focused research chair

NEWS: Nunavik December 12, 2017 - 3:30 pm<p>Quebec university launches new Inuit-focused research chair<p>Former Saturviit director Caroline Hervé named to …

Northern Canada

What everybody got wrong about that viral video of a starving bear

It is likely one of the most widely viewed images that is going to emerge from Canada all year: An emaciated polar bear digging through garbage that …

Northern Canada