Piqqusilirivvik: Inuit Cultural Learning Facility

See on Scoop.itNunavut

Inuit Cultural Learning Facility,

which is being established in Clyde River with satellite programming in Baker Lake and Igloolik.

It is dedicated to enabling the transfer of traditional culture, knowledge, life style, skill sets and values, taught in the Inuit language and based on Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit guiding principles.

Piqqusilirivvik #INUIT culture school program application form can be downloaded here: PDF http://t.co/kkgQiJiy 
The role of Piqqusilirivvik within Nunavut is envisioned as:

A place of excellence;

A place that enriches and strengthens Inuit culture;

A place that recognizes and bestows prestige upon the acquisition of traditional Inuit knowledge and culture;

A place to understand and learn about Inuit language, values, culture and heritage;

A place that represents all of Nunavut, and offers satellite programming that is accessible to all communities;

A place in touch with the land and the animals that live there;

A place to obtain personal fulfillment and direction for future life paths;

A place to obtain counseling and life skills management techniques;

A place that offers academic independence, linked to conventional education systems when required;

A place with a strong connection to elders and youth.

See on www.piqqusilirivvik.ca

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