Inuit Uqausillaringit

Inuit Uqausillaringit still remains the only Inuktitut dictionary in existence.


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 …


Traditions relating to Education, Pregnancy and Childbirth in Nunavik

In this book, four Nunavik Elders – Alicie Koneak, Lizzie Irniq and Maata Tuniq of Kangiqsujuaq and Alacie Kuannanack Tukalak of Puvirnituq – reflect on some of the knowledge and practices involved in Inuit Education.


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 …


Katajjaniq Heritage Study

This book presents an exhaustive summary of the study carried out on katajjaniq, following the designation of this practice as the first element of Quebec’s intangible heritage.


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.


Tumivut Magazine Number 13

Tumivut is back! After 15 years of absence, Tumivut Magazine is finally back, with a brand-new, Inuktitut–first presentation and a different approach to contents. Featured: Recollections of Johnny Inukpuk, the legend of Kautjajuk, a detailed report about two historical muskets, and other articles about Inuktitut language, the artist Mary Paningajak Alaku, parenting, archaeology and much …