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In education, reading and writing skills are important for children to learn. Students in Nunavut are required to be bilingual and must be fluent in both English and Inuktitut in order to graduate from high school. The purpose of this research project is to explore the idea of how music can improve ...
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This paper shares aspects of the life story of my grandmother Rachel Amarualik who lived in the Igloolik area of Nunavut Canada from May 9, 1930 until August 24, 2001. She was known as Amarualik and that is the primary name that is used throughout the paper. Amarualik was born on the land called Nau...
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The research study investigates local Inuit women in business in Iqaluit, Nunavut to explore their uses of traditional knowledge in their private business practice. Data about what Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit principles were applied in the private sector were collected through semi-structured interviews...
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This paper explores the impact of non-formal, community-based cultural programs with embedded literacy on Inuit participants’ confidence. The Miqqut Project is analyzed as a case study, which took place in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. All participants and Elder instructors were Inuit women. Success fact...
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Inuit need to know and understand about colonization before they can begin decolonizing. How can anyone begin decolonizing when they do not know what they are decolonizing from? You have to name and recognize the impact of colonization in order to start the process of decolonization. This paper addr...
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This reflection on the loss of sophisticated Inuit oral language is written from my personal experiences while becoming a bilingual Inuk and then making a career as a Nunavut educator. I worked as an Inuktitut teacher, teaching Inuktitut language arts from Kindergarten to the college level (Nunavut ...
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The bilingual education system is a requirement under the current Education Act (Government of Nunavut, Department of Education, 2008) and is supported by many Nunavummiut. Finding effective ways to teach both Inuktitut and English languages needs to be explored and documented. This small research s...
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This study investigates the opinions of Nunavut Arctic College students on the delivery of Inuit language courses. After the advent of the Inuit Language Protection Act and the Official Languages Act, we explore if the only post-secondary institution in Nunavut has enough Inuktitut courses for stude...
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The present ecological crisis reflects a crisis in human consciousness, especially in the western world, where our relationship with the earth and cosmos has been largely shaped and influenced by the stories we have been told in our culture. The old stories, as manifested in the myths and world view...
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