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

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.

Inuit tattoos

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.

Behind the counter at the Arctic Coop store in Repulse Bay, Nunavut. 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.

Behind the counter at the Arctic Coop store in Repulse Bay, Nunavut

Inuksuk cultural explanation - Arctic Inuit Art

"Inuksuk" from Arctic Inuit Art - in the Inuit culture from which they originated, there is a wealth of symbolism and meaning to the inuksuk. In other words, this is not the sort of symbol to be taken lightly.

Parka, Ungava Inuit, mid 20th century. feathers, duckskin, sealskin, hair. Collection of Glenbow Museum.

Parka Ungava Inuit, mid century feathers, duckskin, sealskin, hair Collection of Glenbow Museum.

ulu earring

A brand new, sleek and simple design inspired by a traditional Ulu knife used by Inuit women.

Nunavik: Inuit Controlled Education in Arctic Quebec

Nunavik: Inuit Controlled Education in Arctic Quebec

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.

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.

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…

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…

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

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

Spectacular Northern Lights were captured by Kuujjuaq resident Shawn Schliep overnight between March 19 and 20.

Northern Lights paint Kuujjuaq sky electric green

Spectacular Northern Lights were captured by Kuujjuaq resident Shawn Schliep overnight between March 19 and

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