Responding to appeals from early childhood educators, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, in collaboration with its Inuit Early Childhood Development Working Group, has developed an interactive digital library of English and Inuktut materials to allow educators to share teaching tools across Inuit Nunangat and build upon existing resources.
Participants in a Summit on the Unification of the Inuit Writing System agreed yesterday to recommend that jurisdictions formally explore the implementation of an Inuit writing system that is rooted in a standardized form of roman orthography, developed by Inuit for Inuit and introduced through the education system.
August 19, 2015 – Ottawa, Ontario – Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami’s Chief Electoral Officer, Peter Geikie, announced today that there are three candidates for the organization’s presidential election.
The candidates, in alphabetical order, are:
The election will take place on September 17, 2015, in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, following ITK’s annual general meeting, which begins on September 16.
Members of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami’s Autausiq Inuktut Titirausiq Task Group will host a Summit on the Unification of the Inuit Language Writing System at Iqaluit’s Parish Hall August 25-26.
Youth from across Inuit Nunangat will gather at Inuksuk High School in Iqaluit from August 20-24 for the biennial National Inuit Youth Summit.
The Summit is organized by members of the National Inuit Youth Council, and the Iqaluit event will be the first hosted by President Maatalii Okalik, who was elected in June 2015 to lead the seven-member council....