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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. David Joanasie, Minister of Culture and Heritage,
Minister of Languages


2019 Uqausirmut Quviasuutiqarniq

Qilaut 2019 Inuktut Song Writing Contest 

Latest News

31 January 2020
During Uqausirmut Quviasuutiqarniq - celebration of Inuktut language month,
19 December 2019
Every year, the Department of Culture and Heritage holds the Qilaut Inuktut songwriting contest,...
09 December 2019
The Department of Culture and Heritage is currently accepting applications for projects that...
05 November 2019
Will Culture and Heritage offices be open?
11 October 2019
Are you a youth between 18 to 30 years of age who would like to participate in Inuit traditional...
25 July 2019
Are you an aspiring songwriter?

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Latest Documents

26 June 2013
Who is eligible to apply for a grant from Culture and Heritage
26 June 2013
Is French available in all of Government of Nunavvut


Listed here are some links related to culture and heritage as it relates to Nunavut.  If you would like to submit a link, please contact us

Inuit Uqausingnnik Taiguusiliuqtiit

Inhabit Media

Nunavut Bilingual Education Society




Nunavut Public Library Services

Winnipeg Art Gallery

Canadian Museum of Nature