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Welcome from the Minister of Culture and Heritage

 

“Inuit knowledge, culture, language and history have undergone immense changes within the course of a few generations. The role of elders in sustaining and promoting oral and cultural traditions through our programs are important for future generations. We work towards ensuring that the Government of Nunavut preserves, develops and enhances Nunavut’s culture, heritage, and languages for all Nunavummiut.”

Hon. Joanna Quassa, Minister of Culture and Heritage,
Minister responsible for Languages,

 

 

 

 

NEW! Inuit Employment Plan to 2023


Latest News

18 November 2022
The Department of Culture and Heritage is currently accepting applications for projects that promote, protect, preserve and revitalize the culture,...
17 November 2022
The Department of Culture and Heritage invites Naujaat community members to a public presentation about accessing funding through its Grants and...
18 October 2022
The Iqaluit Centennial Library will be closed until further notice due to staffing issues.
18 October 2022
The Department of Culture and Heritage has extended the submission dates for Qilaut 2022 until November 18, 2022 at midnight EST.
06 September 2022
The Iqaluit Centennial Library will be closed from September 10, 2022 to October 12, 2022 due to operational issues and scheduled maintenance. The...
25 July 2022
Are you an aspiring songwriter?
11 May 2022
The Department of Culture and Heritage is pleased to announce the launch of the 2021 Qilaut compilation album with two upcoming live concerts.
22 February 2022
Acknowledging and recognizing Nunavut's real language leaders... You!
21 February 2022
The Honourable Joanna Quassa, Minister of Languages, is seeking two individuals to serve on the Inuit Uqausinginnik Taiguusiliuqtiit (IUT) Board of...
11 February 2022
The Honourable Joanna Quassa, Minister of Languages, is seeking two individuals to serve on the Inuit Uqausinginnik Taiguusiliuqtiit (IUT) Board of...
28 January 2022
February is Uqausirmut Quviasuutiqarniq, an annual event promoting the importance, history, and diversity of Inuktut in Nunavut.
31 January 2022
The Iqaluit Centennial Library will begin a curb-side pickup program from February 1-11.

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Inuit Uqausingnnik Taiguusiliuqtiit

Office of the Languages Commissioner of Nunavut

Nunavut Public Library Services

Winnipeg Art Gallery

Canadian Museum of Nature

Nick Newbery Photo Collections