Photo of the week gallery

Students Leanna Wilson and Nadine Okalik enjoy their time on the last day of performing at the WInterlude 2018 festival. Photo credits: Sim Knickelbein instagram: @sim.halsted

Winterlude

February 23, 2018

Students Leanna Wilson and Nadine Okalik enjoy their time on the last day of performing at the WInterlude 2018 festival. Photo credits: Sim Knickelbein instagram: @sim.halsted

February 2nd, 2018 Nunavut Sivuniksavut staff, funders, and students celebrate the purchase of three new student residence buildings to be used in Fall 2018.

New Student Residence

February 14, 2018

February 2nd, 2018 Nunavut Sivuniksavut staff, funders, and students celebrate the purchase of three new student residence buildings to be used in Fall 2018.

Students met the Governor General, Her Excellency Julie Payette, at the annual winter party at Rideau Hall

Rideau Hall winter party

January 30, 2018

Students met the Governor General, Her Excellency Julie Payette, at the annual winter party at Rideau Hall

Hovak Johnston (left) joins Saveah Mae Ilgok of Kugluktuk (Right) in a squaredance hosted by Nunavut Sivuniksavut students at the 2018 Pauktuutit Annual General Meeting.

Pauktuutit AGM

January 24, 2018

Hovak Johnston (left) joins Saveah Mae Ilgok of Kugluktuk (Right) in a squaredance hosted by Nunavut Sivuniksavut students at the 2018 Pauktuutit Annual General Meeting.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Her Excellency Governor General Julie Payette, Nunavut Premier Paul Quassa, the Hon. Melanie Joly, and NTI President Aluki Kotierk greet NS students during a ceremony on Parliament Hill to unveil the Nunavut Coat of Arms on the Centennial Flame

Lighting the Nunavut Flame

December 13, 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Her Excellency Governor General Julie Payette, Nunavut Premier Paul Quassa, the Hon. Melanie Joly, and NTI President Aluki Kotierk greet NS students during a ceremony on Parliament Hill to unveil the Nunavut Coat of Arms on the Centennial Flame

NS Students attended three workshops recently and learned Greenlandic mask dancing from Vivi Sorensen at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.

GREENLANDIC MASK DANCING

December 08, 2017

NS Students attended three workshops recently and learned Greenlandic mask dancing from Vivi Sorensen at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.

PREPPING FOR THE FUTURE                       Simeonie Kisa-Knikelbein (l) and Augatnaaq Eccles show off the information about university programs that they collected at a recent information fair.

Prepping for more post-secondary

November 13, 2017

PREPPING FOR THE FUTURE Simeonie Kisa-Knikelbein (l) and Augatnaaq Eccles show off the information about university programs that they collected at a recent information fair.

Tagak Curley, the founder of the modern Inuit political movement, shared his powerful personal story of how and why Inuit organized to regain control of their lives.

Tagak Curley visits NS

September 28, 2017

Tagak Curley, the founder of the modern Inuit political movement, shared his powerful personal story of how and why Inuit organized to regain control of their lives.

Tapisa Tattuinee of Arviat packs a Maori child in her amauti during one of many cultural exchanges NS 2nd Year students have been having during their 10-day visit to New Zealand.

MEETING THE MAORI!

May 08, 2017

Tapisa Tattuinee of Arviat packs a Maori child in her amauti during one of many cultural exchanges NS 2nd Year students have been having during their 10-day visit to New Zealand.

NTI President Aluki Kotierk visited with NS and spoke with students about Bill 37 on April 7th

Aluki Kotierk

April 12, 2017

NTI President Aluki Kotierk visited with NS and spoke with students about Bill 37 on April 7th

Cathy Pikuyak of Hall Beach was one of the NS students who showed their support for sealing at a rally and fashion show on Parliament Hill on March 17.

SUPPORTING INUIT SEALING

March 21, 2017

Cathy Pikuyak of Hall Beach was one of the NS students who showed their support for sealing at a rally and fashion show on Parliament Hill on March 17.

Aislyn Gizelle Bolt performs with her fellow student at an Inuit culture and history show the students put on for the public on February 23rd. (Photo by Jillian Jo Kaviok‎)

Return of the Sun

February 24, 2017

Aislyn Gizelle Bolt performs with her fellow student at an Inuit culture and history show the students put on for the public on February 23rd. (Photo by Jillian Jo Kaviok‎)

Kat Takpannie and Tetra Aaluk talk about the Arctic, Inuit culture, and the Nunavut Sivuniksavut program with Ottawa residents during Winterlude festivities.

Educating Southerners

February 18, 2017

Kat Takpannie and Tetra Aaluk talk about the Arctic, Inuit culture, and the Nunavut Sivuniksavut program with Ottawa residents during Winterlude festivities.

Brendan Mannik from Baker Lake was proud to be wearing traditional caribou skin clothing on the streets of Ottawa!

Wearing his Pride

February 12, 2017

Brendan Mannik from Baker Lake was proud to be wearing traditional caribou skin clothing on the streets of Ottawa!

Inuit Senator Charlie Watt came to NS to complete our study of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement. He also spoke about the need for Inuit to be represented on international bodies managing future resource development in the Arctic.

Senator Charlie Watt Speaks to Students

February 08, 2017

Inuit Senator Charlie Watt came to NS to complete our study of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement. He also spoke about the need for Inuit to be represented on international bodies managing future resource development in the Arctic.

Gabe Klengenberg from Kugluktuk sent the target flying during a demonstration of the one-foot high kick at the Governor General's annual outdoor winter party on the grounds of Rideau Hall. NS students had a lot of fun meeting the public and sharing their culture.

Kicking off Winter at the GG's

January 28, 2017

Gabe Klengenberg from Kugluktuk sent the target flying during a demonstration of the one-foot high kick at the Governor General's annual outdoor winter party on the grounds of Rideau Hall. NS students had a lot of fun meeting the public and sharing their culture.

Students experienced the Crown's historic relations with Indigenous people throught the Blanket Exercise, an experiential learning activity developed by KAIROS, an inter-church agency devoted to supporting Indigenous Rights.

WALKING THROUGH INDIGENOUS HISTORY

January 23, 2017

Students experienced the Crown's historic relations with Indigenous people throught the Blanket Exercise, an experiential learning activity developed by KAIROS, an inter-church agency devoted to supporting Indigenous Rights.

Adam Akpik of Iqaluit shares a traditional Māori greeting, called a hongi, with Dr. Terry Ryan of the Ngāi Tahu tribe in New Zealand. Adam and his 2nd Year classmates are on a 10-day trip to New Zealand to learn about Maori culture and history, and to share the story of Nunavut.

Adam Akpik and Dr Terry Ryan

July 19, 2016

Adam Akpik of Iqaluit shares a traditional Māori greeting, called a hongi, with Dr. Terry Ryan of the Ngāi Tahu tribe in New Zealand. Adam and his 2nd Year classmates are on a 10-day trip to New Zealand to learn about Maori culture and history, and to share the story of Nunavut.