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Learn to.. With Parks in Iqaluit!

26 June 2020 to 28 August 2020
Town(s): 
Iqaluit
Location (Place): 
Sylvia Grinnell Park in Iqaluit

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“Learn to …” Schedule of Events

Iqaluit Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park Summer 2020

Every Tuesday & Thursday 1:15 to 3:00 PM

 

Weekly “Learn to…” events will be offered again this summer at Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park in Iqaluit! “Learn to” events aim to get the public out to the park to learn something new. Different activities are planned until the end of August 2020. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, this summer we are forced to limit our participants to 10 per session, please register by calling 975-7784. All our events will be held outside and will be weather dependent.

 

Tuesday June 23 & Thursday June 25

Learn about Inuit Traditional Legends

This session will be facilitated by a traditional storyteller to teach the participants about traditional Inuit legends.

Location: Park Lot 7

 

 

Tuesday June 30 & Thursday July 2

Learn to Drum Dance

This session will teach participants the basics of how to Drum Dance.

Location: Park Lot 7

 

 

Tuesday July 7

Learn to Make Bannock and How to Prepare Traditional Tea

This session will teach participants how to make bannock. Participants will also learn about traditional teas and how to prepare them.

Location: Park Lot 7

 

 

Tuesday July 14 & Thursday July 16

Learn to use GPS & Hike

This session will teach the participants the basic functions of the GPS while going on a hike from the Park pavilion through the back to end of the Park river.

Location: Park Pavilion Hill and end at Park Lot 7

 

 

Tuesday July 21 & Thursday July 23

Learn to Carve Soapstone

This session will teach participants how to carve soapstone while experiencing the work it requires.

Location: Park Lot 7

 

 

Tuesday July 28 & Thursday July 30

Learn to make a Kakivak

This session will teach participants how to make a Kakivak.

Location: Park Lot 7

 

 

Tuesday August 4 & Thursday August 6

Learn to Make Pitsi

This session will teach participants how to make pitsi (dried fish).

Location: Park Pavilion Down River flats

 

 

Tuesday August 11 & Thursday August 13

Learn about Traditional Rock Uses in Nunavut Parks

This session will teach participants about the different ways rocks are traditionally used by using examples from Sylvia Grinnell and Qaumaarviit Territorial Parks.

Location: Park Pavilion Hill

 

 

Tuesday August 18 & Thursday August 20

Learn to Prepare Seal Skin

This session will teach participants the fundamental techniques on how to clean seal skins.

Location: Park Pavilion Hill

 

 

Tuesday August 25 & Thursday August 27

Traditional Plant Walk

This session will teach participants about traditional uses of arctic plants.

Location: Apex Rotary Park

Contact: 
Caroline Ipeelie-Qiatsuk
Contact Details: 

867-975-7784

Cost: 
$0
Refreshments: 
Not available
Invited: 
Public - Please call to reserve a spot