Canadian Arctic

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How Inuit Elders Are Preserving Their History And The Wisdom of the North

At its core, the book Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit captures Inuit worldview. It is a holistic way of living in an increasingly interconnected world and is based in four big laws. It is critical in preserving wisdom and cultural practices at risk of being lost in the next generation. I'm grateful to have spent the last four days in Arviat, Nunavut (Northern Canada) participating in a fascinating roundtable dialogue with Inuit Elders from across the territory about maintaining their traditional culture in a rapidly changing world.
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Governor General Heading To Nunavut

OTTAWA - Gov. Gen. David Johnston and his wife Sharon leave Monday for Nunavut, their first official visit to Canada's Arctic as the vice-regal couple — but not their first as Canadians.Johnston is re...