All things Nunavik & Inuit

Collection by Sheila Makiuk

Sheila Makiuk
Inuktitut syllabics is a writing system used by the Inuit in Nunavut and in Nunavik, Quebec. The Inuktitut script is presented as a syllabary. The first efforts to write Inuktitut came from Moravian missionaries in Greenland and Labrador in the century. Ancient Alphabets, Ancient Scripts, Ancient Symbols, Alphabet Code, Alphabet Symbols, Arte Inuit, Inuit Art, Thinking Day, Geocaching


Inuit language- I once knew it, should brush up on the symbols /pin/141019032052203482/

Behind the counter at the Arctic Coop store in Repulse Bay, Nunavut Inuit Kunst, Arte Inuit, Inuit Art, Native Art, Native American Art, Antler Art, Antler Crafts, Bone Crafts, Bone Carving

Arctic Jewelry

Behind the counter at the Arctic Coop store. These ivory pins and brooches are carved by Inuit residents from tusks of walrus and narwhale harvested for their meat and blubber. Some grey to tan-coloured caribou antler and black bowhead baleen in there too.

Tunniit: Retracing the Lines of Inuit Tattoos (Atuaqsiniq Inuit Tunninginnik) A young woman’s quest to revive the ancient Inuit tradition of face tattooing becomes a personal journey into the history of her culture. Native Tattoos, Viking Tattoos, Tribal Tattoos, Bracelet Bras, Tattoo Bracelet, Hand Tattoos, Body Art Tattoos, Photo Main, Berber Tattoo

Photo mains tatouées

Mains tatouées à la mode inuit. Consulté le 19/02/2013 sur

The Arctic People – Religion / Ceremonies / Art / Clothing Birdskin parka. Inuit Clothing, Art Clothing, Alaska, Inuit People, Religion, Arctic Circle, Indigenous Art, Art Themes, Kimonos


Parka, mid 20th century by glenbowmuseum

A brand new, sleek and simple design inspired by a traditional Ulu knife used by Inuit women. Hand cut from 20 gauge silver, and then folded in half to create a two-layer effect. Silver Earrings, Silver Jewelry, Drop Earrings, My Ancestors, Metal Clay, Simple Designs, Damask, Copper, Knives


Paprika Design - Fine handcrafted silver jewellery by Nina Turczyn

Nv of Kuujjuaq - History Our Town, Arctic, Montreal, New Experience, Tourism, Coast, Canada, Adventure, History

Nv of Kuujjuaq - History

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It’s a Nunavik holiday tradition. Inuk bush pilot Johnny May of Kuujjuaq, Que., has been doing a Christmas candy drop every year for 50 years. Bush Pilot, Acadie, Christmas Candy, Holiday, Air Charter, Canada Goose Jackets, Winter Jackets, Drop, Vacations

North - CBC News

Stay on top of events in the North with the latest in news, weather and interviews.

Le katajjaniq est la pratique du katajjaq ou du chant de gorge. Le katajjaq est un jeu qui relève du domaine des traditions et expressions orales. Cette pratique ludique témoigne d'une longue tradition orale des femmes du Nunavik, territoire situé dans la région du Nord-du-Québec. Il est le premier élément du patrimoine immatériel désigné par le Ministère en vertu de la Loi sur le patrimoine culturel. Détails… Expressions, Chant, All Things, Traditional, Music, Civilization, Custom In, Beginning Sounds, Muziek

Le katajjaniq : premier élément du patrimoine immatériel québécois désigné

Le ministre Maka Kotto désigne le premier élément du patrimoine immatériel québécois : le katajjaniq. Le katajjaniq, ou pratique du chant de gorge inuit, est...

Male Musk-ox at Dry Bay Tundra, Near Kuujjuaq, Northern Quebec. Photo by Alan D. Musk Ox, Quebec, Mammals, Cow, Puzzles, Gallery, Biology, Homeschooling, Canada

Male Musk-ox at Dry Bay Tundra, Near Kuujjuaq, Northern Quebec. Photo by Alan D. Wilson.

Spectacular Northern Lights were captured by Kuujjuaq resident Shawn Schliep overnight between March 19 and Nature View, Northern Lights, March, Sky, Green, Painting, Heaven, Painting Art, Aurora

Northern Lights paint Kuujjuaq sky electric green | CBC

The Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, were on display overnight from Thursday to Friday in the northern Quebec community of Kuujjuaq. Resident Shawn Schliep captured the solar system's breathtaking light show.