Our plants… Our land / Plants of Nain and Torngat Mountains Basecamp & Research Station (Nunatsiavut)

This book has been created for the residents of Nunatsiavut and the many visitors who are interested in earning more about the natural environments of northern Labrador and its incredible diversity of arctic plants. It includes plants that are commonly found in Nain and around the Torngat Mountains Basecamp and Research Station, and those that are more restricted and …


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 …


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.