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Le 1 juillet 2009, lors d’une cérémonie spéciale à Iqaluit, 21 femmes inuit ont reçu une maîtrise en éducation du leadership en apprentissage. Il s’agissait du premier programme de deuxième cycle offert au Nunavut par University of Prince Edward Island en partenariat avec le Ministère d...
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Offered between 2006 and 2009 and graduating 21 Inuit candidates, the Nunavut Master of Education program was a collaborative effort made to address the erosion of Inuit leadership in the K-12 school system after the creation of Nunavut, Canada’s newest territory, in 1999. Delivered to...
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On July 1, 2009 at a special ceremony in Iqaluit, 21 Inuit women graduated from Nunavut’s
first graduate degree program, a Master of Education in Leadership and Learning offered by the
University of Prince Edward Island in partnership with Nunavut Department of Education, St.
Franci...
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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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This research study entitled Building Healthy Mi'kmaq Communities in Prince Edward Island is important because at the outset of the study, little or no research had been undertaken with the Mi'kmaq communities of PEL The purpose of the study was to focus primarily on the determinants of he...
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During the past decade,there have been several health surveys involving Canada?s Aboriginal people.In many of these studies,the Aboriginal population of Prince Edward Island (P.E.I.) has not been adequately represented.Given the lack of information regarding the health status of this population,the ...
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This research involves transdisciplinary, participatory research to identify strategies, approaches, tools, and resources that promote effective knowledge translation related to health in the rural communities of Prince Edward Island (PEI). Partnerships established with six rural PEI communities ena...
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Introduction: Knowledge translation implies the exchange and synthesis of knowledge between researchers and research users, employing a high level of communication and participation, not only to share the knowledge found through research, but also to implement subsequent strategies. ...
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