Youth with the Arviat Film Society partnered with Isuma TV’s Digital Indigenous Democracy Project to establish an Indigenous youth-driven community television station.
The Arviat Film Society is a non-profit, youth-driven film and arts education collective that provides training in film, participatory culture and performing arts to help youth stay in school, gain hands-on experience and early career exposure to careers in media.
Arviat Youth Art and Film was a collaborative effort with Arviat Film Society youth, researchers, public health nurses, artists and educators to develop and deliver youth-designed sexual health interventions using art, film and television.
The Canadian Institute of Child Health (CICH) worked with youth and community-based organizations in Arviat, Nunavut to provide Inuit families with support and information on healthy food choices and the importance of regular physical activity.
Research into housing design, community planning, social and recreational services and understanding the problems Inuit might have getting to work or school, keeping a routine and doing the things that give the most happiness and help Inuit to ‘feel at home’. Funded by the University of British Columbia Department of Psychology and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
The Arviat Greenhouse Project explored food insecurity and various ways to improve access to healthy foods in the community. Activities included formation of a youth media team, which used film, web development and storytelling to inform and engage the community.
The vision of Adobe Youth Voices (AYV) was to empower young people to harness creativity and digital skills to create change in their lives and their communities.
From 2010-2013, the Nanisiniq Arviat History Project was a multiple-media, youth participatory action research project which brought together Inuit youth and Elders to re-discover Inuit history.