ARNAIT NIPINGIT : WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

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03 September 2010

25045 ḵing gan

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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Sheila Watt-Cloutier

Sheila Watt-Cloutier gave the daily inspiration words on September 14th, the opening day of the Symposium. As she was not able to be in Iqaluit, she shared a video communication which we reproduce here.

She talks about what it is to be a leader, especially for a woman in Nunavut. In Inuktitut and in English.

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September 21, 2010

What will happen now?

Last week was amazing. Women  from different communities met in Iqaluit and share stories that will give you chills, make you laugh and empower you. They had different visions, interests, opinions and belonged to different political groups. We recorded about 50 stories you will find them here on the blog.

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September 20, 2010

Edna Elias, Commissioner of Nunavut

A testimony from the heart; Edna Elias, Commissioner of Nunavut, talks about her path, how she became the Commissioner and the people who are supporting her.

In English

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September 19, 2010

Honourable Rona Ambrose

Honourable Rona Ambrose, federal Minister of Status of Women and of Public Works, came for a one day visit to Iqaluit. She receives a copy of the book  "Arnait Nipingit" Voices of Inuit Women in LEadership and Governance from Martha Aupaluktuk-Hickes.

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September 18, 2010

Susan Pameok, Rankin Inlet

Susan Pameok, from Rankin talks about the changes she wants to see in Nunavut for families and social changes. In English.

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September 18, 2010

Marianne Issakiark from Arviat

Marianne Issakiark talks about violence against women in Nunavut: "As women we have to stand up and say this has to stop."

In English

 

 

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September 18, 2010

Marianne Issakiark from Arviat

Marianne Issakiark from Arviat talks about violence against women in Nunavut: "As women we have to stand up and say : this has to stop." In Inuktitut.

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September 18, 2010

Susan Pameok, Rankin Inlet

Susan Pameok from Arviat, now in Rankin Inlet talks about the changes she would like to see in Nunavut for families and social services. In Inuktitut.

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September 18, 2010

Mariah Aliyak, Rankin Inlet

Mariah Aliyak from Rankin Inlet shares how she overcame the abuse of two men, one being her father.She wants to send a message to the men in Nunavut: do not abuse us. In Inuktitut

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September 18, 2010