The Adult Basic Education class in Iqaluit learned about the qulliq this fall. Lootie Pijamini taught them to carve using soapstone. He is originally from Grise Fiord.
IQALUIT, Nunavut (November 27, 2013) The Government of Nunavut (GN), Word Wildlife Fund (WWF), and Parks Canada have partnered to develop a new comprehensive Polar Bear Guard Training course that will help further reduce polar bear-human conflicts in Nunavut.
Nunavut Arctic College Environmental Technology students Alex Kilabuk, Joanne Kokak, Angulalik Pedersen and Candice Sudlovenick were shared in the holiday spirit by wrapping gifts this week.
Nunavut Arctic College is in the process of developing a broadened approach to online courses. The intent is to utilize a platform that will serve as a repository / digital archive for all courses in an easily accessible format.
Today, I received a visit to the Education Programs office at Nunatta Campus, Iqaluit, from Suzie Muckpah (Inuktitut Coordinator: Curriculum and School Services). She is based at the Department of Education Main Office for Curriculum and School Services in Arviat.
Environmental Technology Program (ETP) students at the Nunavut Research Institute in Iqaluit took part in a bird dissection workshop this month.
Meeka Kilabuk conducted a guest presentation on Leadership from Inuit Traditional and Cultural Perspectives with a special emphasis on Leadership in Nunavut, while sharing experiences on her own Leadership Roles over all these years.
Deputy Minister of Health Peter Ma presented Queen Elizabeth II nursing awards to nursing students at Arctic College Friday, November 1st. In attendance was Eric Corneau in his first official duty as the new Dean of Nunatta Campus.
Nunatta Campus often holds staff country food days once a month and sometimes more times in a month, depending on the successful hunts of our family. Today, we had maktaaq that was caught by my brother in-law in Clyde River, and we also had shrimps that Josie's son had brought back from the shrimp boat he works on.