Inuit Qaujisarvingat

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Inuit Qaujisarvingat (kow-yee-sar-ving-at) was established in 2010 as the research department at Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami in Ottawa.

The National Inuit Strategy on Reserach was released in March 2018.  The National Inuit Strategy on Research (NISR) is a pivotal document targeting governments and research institutions. The strategy identifies areas for partnership and action that can strengthen the impact and effectiveness of Inuit Nunangat research for Inuit.



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We are seeking one Library Assistant to work alongside our Librarian from October 2016 to March 2017. The Library Assistant is responsible for assisting with collection development, cataloguing, library communications, and other projects related to the opening of ITK’s library in June 2017.

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

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