Category: Resources 2

What We have Learned from Our Elders


2003 Inukshuk Management Consultants, Mike Bell What We have Learned from Our Elders. A discussion paper. (Toward the development of the Nunavut Economic Strategy) The title of this discussion paper indicates that history is repeating itself. It acknowledges that elders have knowledge and wisdom that can be helpful, and indeed is necessary, in developing a […]

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National Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care Report


2017 Inuit Submission to the Employment and Social Development Canada regarding National Indigenous Early Learning and Childcare Framework Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI) The development of an Inuit-centred ELCC system and its governance is a significant step towards self-determination, reconciliation and cultural revitalization. Inuit have pursued political autonomy […]

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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 inunnguiniq… 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 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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Exemplifying the Sacredness of Relationality


Exemplifying the Sacredness of Relationality: An Evaluation of the Partnership between the First Nation, Inuit, and Metis Service Providers and the Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa Qualitative Narratives of Significant Change February 2012 Click here to download a copy of the document. This qualitative report represents the narrative findings from interviews held in the process […]

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Report pushes governments to do more


Nunavut November 22, 2012 – 2:42 pm A call to action is recommended by Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.’s 2010-2011 Annual Report on the State of Inuit Culture and Society. The report identifies the continuing challenges for Inuit children and youth. It supports a complete educational overhaul with a particular emphasis on Early Childhood Education and its […]

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