Video: Arviat Youth Art and Film group support Sexual Health Interventions

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[…]

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[…]

Inuit youth research housing, routine and community in Arviat

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[…]

Let’s Talk Science visits Arviat Television

Arviat welcomed Let’s Talk Science this February! The national science education and outreach organization has been supporting our youth since last year when Ethan took part in the RADI-N2 and You Action Project. So we were absolutely thrilled to welcome them to Arviat for the first time in person! We had an amazing time having Read more about Let’s Talk Science visits Arviat Television[…]

Minister highlights Arviat youth and community health research

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[…]

Arviat Film Youth Receives Prestigious Scholarship for Community Leadership

IQALUIT, Nunavut (May 28, 2013) – Innosar John Issakiark, a Grade 12 student from John Arnalukjuak High School in Arviat, has been named a recipient of the 2013 TD Scholarship for Community Leadership, one of Canada’s top merit scholarships. “Innosar is an artistic, talented young performer and volunteer in his community,” said Minister of Education, Read more about Arviat Film Youth Receives Prestigious Scholarship for Community Leadership[…]