If you have the money to buy t-shirts for your next event, consider re-directing some of that funding towards food. It might be the only meal some of your participants have that day.
Arviat Youth Art and Film: Sexual Health Interventions A community-based, participatory action sexual health education intervention and tool kit developed for Nunavut youth ages 15-24 by Arviat youth and members of the Arviat Film Society. Lesson plans and other learning resources were produced by MPH student and AFS mentor Jessica Kwan to help schools and Read more about Video: Arviat Youth Art and Film group support Sexual Health Interventions[…]
Beginning in 2010 in Arviat Nunavut, the Nanisiniq Arviat History Project was a multi-media history project which brings together Inuit youth and Elders to re-discover Inuit history. Follow Nanisiniq on our ‘journey of discovery’ as we uncover treasures from the past – travelling thousands of kilometres around the world, visiting four continents, co-documenting over 100 Read more about ᓇᓂᓯᓂᖅ – Nanisiniq: A Journey of Discovery[…]
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 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[…]
University of British Columbia delivers research and survey methods training to local youth Arviat youth were back to class at the Arviat Community Learning Centre this summer. This month, six Inuit youth took part in an introductory research and survey methods workshop delivered by UBC students Karina Czyzewski and Patricia Johnston. Czyzewski and Johnston are Read more about Inuit youth research housing, routine and community in Arviat[…]
This summer almost 15 Inuit youth and students in Arviat were able to work on community-based health and research projects. Their work was recently acknowledged in the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut by the Hon. Daniel Shewchuk, Minister Responsible for Arctic College and the Nunavut Research Institute. Shewchuk acknowledged the many community-based research projects taking place Read more about Minister highlights Arviat youth and community health research[…]
York University’s Institute for Research and Innovation in Sustainability (IRIS) and the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) are co-hosting a series of virtual activities to help organize in advance of the 17th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties in Durban, South Africa (COP17). We are pleased to Read more about Arviat and Toronto link together with Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit Film Festival[…]