Nunavut - Indigenous

People in Canada’s northern territories continue to be troubled by food prices that are dramatically inflated relative to other parts of the country. Statistics Canada data from 2009, the last year...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Health, Indigenous, Inuit, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon
Seven in 10 Inuit preschoolers in Nunavut live in homes without enough to eat. Median income for non-aboriginals in Nunavut is $86,600 a year; for the Inuit, it is $19,900. Despite chronic poverty...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Government Policy, Indigenous, Nunavut
Two years ago, Igloolik became the first site for an innovative Internet broadcasting project that Kunuk and his partner Norman Cohn hope will help birth a new wave of grassroots filmmaking in 10...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Indigenous, Inuit, Technology, Nunavut
Last year, 45 people in Nunavut took their own lives, the highest level of suicides ever recorded in the territory. Nunavut has had a suicide crisis since becoming a territory in 1999. Lynn Ryan...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Government Policy, Indigenous, Nunavut
Winter 2010/2011 brought extreme environmental conditions throughout the Canadian Arctic. This slideshow site uses images and text to show the results of a project that determines whether these...
Keywords: food security, Foodbanks and Food, Indigenous, Inuit, north, Northwest Territories, Nunavut
Nunatsiaq News is an English-Inuktitut weekly newspaper that has served the people of [Nunavut] and the Nunavik region of Arctic Quebec since 1973.
Keywords: Indigenous, Media, news, Nunavut
National Inuit Youth Council website gives youth and other visitors a chance to connect, open communications, raise awareness, hear what people think and feel and help each other. News, photos,...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Indigenous, inuit, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Québec
The Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction brings together those who fight to reduce poverty in our territory. The Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction was created in the summer of 2010 as a...
Keywords: Indigenous, Inuit, Organizing, poverty reduction, Poverty Research, Nunavut
Nutrition North Canada is a subsidy program run by Indian and Northern Affairs Canada meant to lower the price of healthy perishable foods for Canadians living in remote Northern areas. Nutrition...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Indigenous, Inuit, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon
The Department of Culture and Heritage provides grant and contribution funding to non-profit community-based organizations, individuals, and municipal corporations who direct their efforts to the...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Children and Youth, community program funding, grants, Indigenous, Seniors and Elders, Nunavut
New research by Jack Hicks, a social research consultant living in Iqaluit, Nunavut, tracks how suicide trends in the Arctic correlate with increased colonialism and modernization in the Arctic....
Keywords: Indigenous, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon, All of Canada, International
Last week, at the National Aboriginal Women's Summit, the Minister for Heritage and the Status of Women announced five years of funding to build and support women's shelters on reserves. According to...
Keywords: Indigenous, Violence, Women, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon, All of Canada
The Strategic Research and Analysis Directorate at Indian and Northern Affairs Canada has released a report called Levels and Sources of Individual and Household Level Income for Inuit in Canada,...
Keywords: Indigenous, Poverty Research, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Québec
The Nunavut Government website is in Inuktitut, English and French and includes studies, statistics, acts and regulations, studies and news releases. It also houses a living dictionary in Inuktitut,...
Keywords: Indigenous, Nunavut