Nunavut Sivuniksavut is a silattuqsarvik dedicated to providing Inuit youth with unique cultural and academic learning experiences that will allow them to develop knowledge, skills and positive attitudes to successfully contribute to the building of Nunavut.
The purpose of the organization is to help Inuit youth get ready for the education, training, and employment opportunities related to the implementation of the Nunavut Land Claim (NLCA) and the Government of Nunavut (GN). The organization will provide educational programming which will allow Inuit youth to:
• Learn about Inuit history, land claims and other issues essential to their future careers in Nunavut;
• Learn the skills necessary for successful post-secondary education and employment;
• Experience the world outside of the North;
• Learn to live successfully on their own.
Topics covered include:
Year 1: Inuit History; Details of the Nunavut Land Claim Agreement; Inuit-Gov’t Relations; Contemporary Issues; Inuktitut; English; computers; throat singing, ay ya ya singing, drum dancing; sewing & tool making
Year 2: Political Science; Research Methods; Land Claim Implementation; Circumpolar Studies; Nunavut Public Administration; Inuktitut; Media and Communications
Morley Hanson, Nunvaut Sivuniksavut
450 Rideau St. Ottawa, ON K1N 5Z4