Remote and Indigenous communities in Northern Canada face challenges in accessing education and there are few opportunities for adults to continue to learn once they have left school. Our project aims to use television, web-delivery and mobile platforms to design and deliver educational programs to young adults and their families aimed at supporting successful transitions to post-secondary education.
Through the use of television, technology and participatory action storytelling, we highlight themes of dis/connection, un/learning, colonization, and reconciliation.
Join us in September 2017 as we share our emerging insights about the challenges and possibilities of doing research with Indigenous youth and communities in ways that contribute to both resilience and Reconciliation.
Tagged:canada, indigenous, learning, reconciliation, resilience
The third season of the Takuginai Web Series.
Tagged:canada, children's program, IBC, Inuit, inuit broadcasting, Inuktitut, Nunavut, tak web series, Takuginai
Dr. Dawn Lavell-Harvard (Anishinaabe, Canada) explains how the concerns that have been labeled as “women’s issues” are in fact central to the progress of Indigenous rights. Often, concerns such as domestic abuse, schooling, and healthcare are often sidelined in favor of focusing on issues that are seen as more universal. Dr.
Tagged:canada, Indigenous Rights, Indigenous Women
Annie hosts episode 36 of Nipivut!
Tagged:canada, ckut, ctv, Inuit, Inuktitut, Montreal, nunavik, Nunavut, quebec
JAHS graduates and role models for Inuit youth, Shelby Angalik and Innosar Issakiark from Arviat TV share their reflections on the 2016 Arviat Hope Walk.
The youth-organized event was conceived during the Arviat Youth Leadership Camp held July 1-8, 2016 with support from the Hamlet of Arviat, TakingITGlobal and the Samuel Family Foundation.
Tagged:anti-suicide, art, canada, community, hope, Inuit, Nunavut, suicide, values, youth
Arviat Television's Ethan Tassiuk caught up with Innosar Issakiark for a musical break during the 2016 Arviat Youth Leadership Camp this July.
The camp, held July 1-8 saw more than a dozen highly-engaged young leaders developing their community development skills with support from the Hamlet of Arviat, TakingITGlobal and the Samuel Family Foundation.
Tagged:Arviat, canada, ethan tassiuk, innosar issakiark, music, Nunavut, takingitglobal, youth
Final Jam session before the main event during the weekend of July 9th and 10th
Tagged:Bands, cambridge bay, canada, celebration, kia, music, Nunavut, nunavut day
This video shares how a rich language environment, where the language is used in many different ways and in different places, is very important for quality bilingual education.
For more information visit our website: http://akuttujuuk.ca/
Tagged:Akuttujuuk, Arviat, canada, indigenous, Inuit, Inuktitut, inuktut, Language learning, Nunavut
A music video about healthy eating from the Takuginai Web Series episode: Corny's Visit.