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.


News:

The 12th ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM2016) will be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba at the RBC Convention Centre December 5 - 9.

ASM2016 welcomes researchers, students, policy and decision makers, representatives of government and non-government organizations, the private sector, northern stakeholders and media to address the global challenges and opportunities brought by climate change and modernization in the Arctic.

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) and the Inuit Food Security Working Group have developed on online interactive map to increase the information available on Inuit community-based food security initiatives in Canada.  The Nuluaq Project aims to increase the information available on these food security initiatives by providing detailed project information along with complimentary resources.  Explore the Nuluaq Project by visiting nuluaq.itk.ca.

CBC News recently published an article looking at the considerations for ownership of the artifacts found with Franklin's lost ship HMS Erebus. 

To read the full article and see why Inuit from Nunavut are asking for co-ownership of the artifacts visit cbc.ca

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.