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Activities for Uqausirmut Quviasuutiqarniq 2014


For more information about any of these activities to or to get printed copies, contact Tocasie Burke at (867) 975-5528 or



Iglarnaqtut! is a book of hilarious stories written by Nunavummiut. Art direction by Babah Kalluk, a graphic artist from Resolute Bay. Printed in syllabics and Roman orthography. 


Inuktut Birthday Songs CD  

The winners of our birthday songs contest! Here are ten original songs in Inuktut that celebrate birthdays and being alive. Here are the songs, lyrics, and music sheets. 


  • Download all the songs here or download the whole album (iTunes). 



Sing Along

Learn the words and music.

Album booklet (PDF 1.3 M) with lyrics in syllabics and Roman orthography 
Sheet music (PDF 3.7 M) with music for each song and lyrics


All tracks produced, recorded, mixed, and mastered by Chris Coleman of Nuvu Music in Iqaluit. All tracks arranged by Chris Coleman, expect tracks 8 and 10. Tracks 2, 4, and 9 feature the Aqsarniit School Choir, directed by Joselyn Morrison. 


To request a CD, contact Tocasie Burke at 867-975-5528 or


Human Anatomy Glossary

Download Nunavut’s first full-colour glossary of human anatomy, released February 2014. It includes over 400 terms in Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, French, and English. The terms were gathered from Inuit Elders, with support from medical interpreters, translators, and health professionals in Nunavut. 



Popular Flashcards Reprinted

This year, we reprinted our popular flashcards. Includes 45 common nouns. Printed sets will be delivered to schools and libraries. Use the PDF to make your own set or as an Inuktut colouring book.



 More Activities to Download


Flashcards – Daily Life

Last year, we released a set of Inuktitut flashcards with words used in daily life. 


 Raven Colouring Book


A long time ago, ravens could talk like Inuit... Enjoy reading about the adventures of young Inuit and the talking ravens in this inspiring colouring book based on a very old story. Text in Inuktitut and Inuinnaqtun.    


Other Language Activities


Many organizations in Nunavut are contributing to Uqausirmut Quviasuutiqarniq! Here are some Inuktut activities from other organizations that you could download and use for Uqausirmut Quviasuutiqarniq. 


What is your organization doing for Uqausirmut Quviasuutiqarniq this year? If you would like to include a link here to resources and activities for Uqausirmut Quviasuutiqarniq, please contact Tocasie Burke at (867) 975-5528 or by February 12, 2014.


Inuktut Activities and Resources from Ilitaqsiniq – Nunavut Literacy Council

Visit Ilitaqsiniq’s Resources Page  to find free Inuktut resources and activities for kids, parents, and teachers. 

Bookmaking Manual
Pizza Recipe
Drum Story
… and many more!