03 September 2010


Collecting, Connecting and Creating Women’s Voices in Nunavut

September 13-17, 2010 Iqaluit, Nunavut

Welcome to the blog we created during the Symposium! We want to keep you  updated on what happened in Iqaluit during this exciting meeting. You will find here photos, videos and texts, in Inuktitut and English from the Symposium participants.

Now is the time for you to comment, post your opinions and participate in keeping the dialogue going. Together we can make this and on-going discussion and keep the energy flowing.

Arnait Media Productions is sponsoring this blog thanks to the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.

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Johanne Awa introduction to the 15th

Johanna Awa is a reporter from CBC radio AND the voice that everyone in Nunavut knows very well. She is the facilitator of the day and introduces the program of the 15th.

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September 15, 2010

An inspiring afternoon: Women and Media Making

This afternoon we had an amazing meeting in the Astro Theater; 6 filmakers talked about their work, their inspiration, the audience they want to reach and the technologies and skills they have to tell their stories. Alethea Aggiuq Arnaquq-Baril screened "Inuit High Kick" and a beautiful animation film, (which title I miss right now but will find it for you).… Read more

September 14, 2010

Opening of the Symposium

The opening of the Symposium after many months of preparation; Martha Michaels, an Elder from Iqaluit demonstrated the lighting of the qulliq with her daugther, Ann Henson, her grand daughter and her great grand daughter at her side. She talked about traditionnal education and how Inuit used to learn by watching their mother and their elder.… Read more

September 13, 2010

Only one day to go!

Only one day to go before the opening of ARNAIT NIPINGIT Leardership Summit.

I am flying to Iqaluit tomorrow as many other women travelling to Iqaluit.

At 3.00pm there is the Special Opening of an Exhibition of Women's Art from across Nunavut. Meeka Kilabuk will do a presentation. Come visit; the exhibition will be ongoing all week. (Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum)

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September 12, 2010