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.
Tony Eetak, Dan Vandal, Constance Menzies and Jamie Bell take in the sights and sounds outside Chocolatier Constance Popp during the start of this year’s Canada Day long weekend in Historic St. Boniface.
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, …
Highlights from our Results Sharing Workshop during Auviqsaqtut Inuit Studies Conference 2022
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: …
Carving Out Climate Testimony: Inuit Youth, Wellness & Environmental Stewardship and Inuit Qaujisarnirmut Pilirijjutit on Arctic Shipping Risks in Inuit Nunangat are among 13 projects announced for funding under the new Canada-Inuit Nunangat-United Kingdom (CINUK) Arctic Research Programme.
In April 6-10, 2022 we visited the Winnipeg Art Gallery for the day to have meetings for our digital incubator and cultural entrepreneurship projects. Joining us for this special day was me, Eric, Anoee, Jr. and his son Nangmalik and Jamie Bell along with Dr. Olaf Kuhlke from the University of Minnesota Duluth.
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.
Speakers take part in a virtual news conference to celebrate the inaugural National Kindness Week. Introduced as a private member’s bill, Bill S-223, the Kindness Week Act became law in June 2021, designating the third week of February as National Kindness Week.