Transportation 01

An illustrated book about transportation means and other vehicles. About the illustrator Nunga Echalook is a talented young illustrator who was born in Inukjuak, Nunavik. She discovered her talent and love of drawing while taking multi-media training at the vocational school in her community. In 2009, Nunga joined Avataq Cultural Institute’s publications team. Since then she …


Inuktitut personal names

Personal names are very important in Inuit identity. There are many kinds of names: first names, middle names, given names, names, of your sauniq, or sauniit, since there are often more than one sauniq given to a person. In recent years, a variety of non-Inuit names were given to children, and several people have been …


Relations on Southeastern Hudson Bay: An Illustrated History of Inuit, Cree, and Eurocanadian Interaction, 1740-1970

A rich textual history in English followed by an extensive bilingual photo history in both English and Inuktitut syllabics, this account tracks the region’s “boom and bust” periods, beginning in the mid 1700s through to the start of the James Bay hydroelectric project of the 1970s that either isolated the Inuit and Cree peoples, one from the other, or brought them together in cooperative efforts.


Ullumimut — Between tradition and innovation

Caribou antler, serpentine, steatite, muskox horn and hair. Out of such materials Mattiusi Iyaituk and Lucassie Echalook shape the gestures of human, animal and shaman, evoking the quotidian stories, myths and dreams of the Inuit culture of Nunavik. The sculptural works of these two renowned Inuit artists, featured in this exhibition, Ullumimut — Between tradition …


Des Tuniit aux Inuits, Patrimoines archéologique et historique au Nunavik

This book presents the findings of the three-year ARUC “Des Tuniit aux Inuits” research project.


Gazetteer of Inuit Place Names in Nunavik

“We were taught by our ancestors the names of the land, lakes, hills and islands, and we have an obligation to pass these on to our young people”. This is how Samwillie Annahatak from Kangirsuk describes the task that was carried out from 1983 to 1987: to compile the names of places known by the Inuit in the 15 regions of Nunavik.


Transportation 02

An illustrated book about transportation means and other vehicles. About the illustrator Nunga Echalook is a talented young illustrator who was born in Inukjuak, Nunavik. She discovered her talent and love of drawing while taking multi-media training at the vocational school in her community. In 2009, Nunga joined Avataq Cultural Institute’s publications team. Since then she …