Recent News Items
CBC | June 4, 2020
CBC has shared a list of books for younger readers by First Nations, Metis, and Inuit authors in honour of Indigenous History Month.
CNW Telbec | May 27, 2020
Ilagiisaq, the fédération des coopératives du Nunavik, is the winner of the 2020 Large co-operative of the year award as bestowed by Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada. This award honours the innovativeness, impact and outreach of organizations making significant contributions to the cooperative movement in Canada and/or internationally.
Inuit patients taken home ‘like a pet’ by southern staff part of TB outbreak legacy of 1950s by Brittany Guyot
APTN News | May 22, 2020
Inuit who were sent south for treatment for tuberculosis (TB) in the 1950s and ‘60s complained about their treatment, threatened self harm and were ta
Nunatsiaq News | May 22, 2020
From the view out the window of her home in Kautokeino, a Sápmi village in the far north of Norway, Taqralik Partridge sometimes feels she could be anywhere in the Arctic.
Forbes | May 14, 2020
So, you had hoped to visit Canada this summer, eh? Well, don’t let the coronavirus put all your travel plans on hold. Many of Canada’s most vibrant and historically rich cities are offering would-be-tourists the chance to take a virtual visit of some of their most popular attractions. From zoos, to museums and even icebergs, here are some of the best online adventures Canada has to offer.
Nunatsiaq News | May 13, 2020
The National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa remains closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but you can still see this banner on the side of the building, which includes a photograph from Nunavut artists Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory and Jamie Griffiths for their film, “Silaup Putunga” (Inside the Hole in the Universe.)
Nunatsiaq News | April 21, 2020
A new project is offering Inuit everywhere a chance to acquire artistic skills and make new friends during this period of social isolation.
CBC News | July 2017
In the late 1940s and early 1950s when Inuit art was introduced to southern Canada's art scene, the federal government established a trademark to protect artists' work from copycats. That trademark, called the igloo tag, has now been transferred from the Department of Indigenous and Northern Affairs to the nationally-mandated Inuit Art Foundation to manage.