The many colours of music

The last conferences of the season are over and summer is here! Constance Menzies captured this delightfully colourful wall of guitars while picking up guitar strings with Tony Eetak at the Long & McQuade music store in Winnipeg this week. 

Connecting Community: Carving out Climate Testimony

Carving out Climate Testimony: Inuit Youth, Wellness & Environmental Stewardship This project asks the two-fold question: how does climate change impact Inuit youth and what are the resilience factors that enhance mental health and well-being? Echoing the National Inuit Strategy on Research (NISR) we view the question of health as a vital research priority. Specifically, …

Using the Arts in support of inclusive and participatory learning environments

Ethan Tassiuk, Chase Nogasak, Eriel Lugt and Maeva Gauthier led a hybrid roundtable discussion on the use of arts in support of inclusive and participatory learning environments at the University of Winnipeg June 21, 2022. The special session was held during Auviqsaqtut, the 2022 Inuit Studies Conference held in Winnipeg, June 19-22, 2022. Related Reading: …

Winnipeg Workshop: Incubating Digital and Cultural Entrepreneurship for Arts, Research & Recreation 

In this series of workshop sessions, we will describe the conversations that led to the project, share the Canada Council for the Arts grant details, and address the opportunities that the digital/cultural incubator provides for local communities. Also, these sessions provide an overview of the participatory process that will be used to set up future digital development activities.