Overcoming Isolation and Deepening Social Connectedness

This month I was very fortunate to visit Toronto, Ontario for the first Overcoming Isolation and Deepening Social Connectedness symposium. It was my first chance to be part of a real art exhibition and conference. I left on September 30th on a beautiful Tuesday morning. To get to Toronto I had to fly to Rankin Read more about Overcoming Isolation and Deepening Social Connectedness[…]

Nunavut and Yukon youth exhibit artwork in Toronto

Nunavut and Yukon youth were among a national art exhibition during the first Overcoming Isolation and Deepening Social Connectedness symposium held Oct 1 -3 in Toronto, Ontario. Included as part of the symposium was an exhibition of artwork produced by youth from across Canada and around the world. Arviat Film Society member “Daniel Kooveanatuk, a Read more about Nunavut and Yukon youth exhibit artwork in Toronto[…]

Arviat Elders and youth sharing traditions through arts and technology

This week, Arviat Qaggiqtiit Elders and performers were hard at work in the Margaret Aniksak Visitor’s Centre, discussing new routines and teaching new traditional pihiit (songs) with their performance coach, Guillaume Saladin of Artcirque. Students with the Arviat Film Society were also on hand to film for the evening. The youth are helping the Elders Read more about Arviat Elders and youth sharing traditions through arts and technology[…]