Category: Resources

National Strategy on Inuit Education


Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, 2011 During the process leading to this Strategy we have heard from parents, youth, education leaders and policy specialists from across Inuit Nunangat that the key to improving educational outcomes for Inuit lies in three core areas: 1) Supporting children to help them stay in school. 2) Providing a bilingual curriculum to […]

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Inuit Childrearing Practices


Interviewing the Elders, Vol 3 Naqi Ekho and Uqsuralik Ottokie, Nunavut Arctic College, 2000 “Each society lives on through its children. Children have to become responsible adults, who can take care of themselves as well as their relatives. In this book Inuit childrearing practices are described by two elders from South Baffin Island, Naqi Ekho […]

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Indigenous Youth Idea Book


Idea Book Indigenous Youth Advisory Circle, TakingITGlobal “For Indigenous youth our knowledge and ideas are strongly grounded in the places that we are from and the land that we learn from every day. Check out this map of the 30 different communities that youth from the Indigenous Youth Advisory Circle are from.” To continue reading… […]

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Inuit Child Welfare


Inuit Child Welfare Family Support Report by National Aboriginal Health Organization, 20011 “This paper was written after the Governing Committee and elder advisors of Inuit Tuttarvingat – National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO) identified children’s health as a priority area within the Inuit Tuttarvingat strategic plan. Within this area, specific concerns for children’s well-being and family […]

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Inuit Holistic Lifelong Learning Model


Inuit Holistic Lifelong Learning Model Report by Canadian Council on Learning, 2007, draft copy “Walking in Two Worlds; Formal and Informal Learning…” A wonderful graphic that illustrates the Inuit view of a person’s education known as innunginiq… click here to download a copy of the document.

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The State of Aboriginal Learning


The State of Aboriginal Learning Report by Canadian Council on Learning, 2009 “Aboriginal people in Canada have long understood the role that learning plays in building healthy, thriving communities. Despite significant cultural and historical differences, Canada’s First Nations, Inuit and Métis people share a vision of learning as a holistic, lifelong process. Increasingly, governments, Aboriginal […]

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TRC Calls to Action


Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action “In order to redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliation, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission makes the following calls to action….” Read more… click here to download a copy of the document.

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TRC Summary Report


Summary of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future “The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada was a commission like no other in Canada. Constituted and created by the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement, which settled the class actions, the Commission spent six years […]

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Inunnguiniq


Child and Youth Health Inunnguiniq Caring for Children The Inuit Way Prepared by Shirley Tagalik, Educational Consultant, Inukpaujaq Consulting At the heart and soul of Inuit culture are our values, language, and spirit. These made up our identity and enabled us to survive and flourish in the harsh Arctic environment. In the past, we did […]

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Aboriginal Integrated Plan of Care


The Aboriginal Integrated Plan of Care process acknowledges that Aboriginal service providers hold the sole responsibility of providing cultural teachings. Their knowledge, history and culture will be respected and recognized as their responsibility back to the children. September 2014 Click here to download a copy of the document. The Aboriginal Integrated Plan of Care process […]

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