ᑐᙵᓱᒋᑦᓯ tunngasugitsi!

Welcome to the Inuuqatigiit Centre for Inuit Children, Youth and Families. In these unprecedented pandemic times, we ask that you contact us through our Staff Directory or email us (link below) before heading to our offices. In partnership with parents and the community, Inuuqatigiit fosters strong and proud Inuit children, youth and families.

EY’s Sivummut & Tumiralaat STILL OPEN!

New Enhanced Emergency Measures starting Wednesday, January 20, 2021, have been handed down from Ontario government. Want to know how this may affect you and your family??… please click on the link below for information on how Inuuqatigiit will operate during this time.

A BIG Qujannamiik to All!!

A big round of applause to all individuals, families, agencies, our dedicated DNT Trans-portation Service, and RBC who have generously supported our families. Thank you to all volunteer drivers who helped make things happen. KEEP BEING SAFE!
Early Years. Programs’ are open January 4, 2021, amma Arraagumi nutaami quviasugitsi (Happy New Year)!

Manager of Education and Director of Programs

We are building a knowledgeable and dedicated team and currently looking for Inuit leadership. We are searching for more talented individuals who can help strengthen and take our agency into the future in alignment with our philosophy, vision and mandate. You can become part of it. Apply today!

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Inuit Childrearing Know-How

The traditional knowledge of our ancestors continues to provide support for all ages and stages of becoming a human being. Inuit elders believe that the values and beliefs that were passed down from their parents and grandparents are beneficial for today’s Inuit parents. Find out what the parents’ and children’s roles, responsibilities, and age-appropriate expectations are for you.

Learn Inuit Culture Online!

Our Inuit Cultural Online Resource, also known as ICOR, is undergoing some site development. It provides a central resource location for learning about Canadian Inuit culture and traditions. Its purpose is to offer a way of learning about what it means to be Inuit, including some basic vocabulary. Videos are available through this website.

Inuit History Extract from National Inquiry’s Final Report

Twenty pages extracted from the comprehensive National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls that highlights the Inuit trauma resulting from colonial governments’ policies. This excerpt bears witness to the negative experiences of many Inuit.