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2015-06-01 16:24:22

OTTAWA, June 1, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today announced the coming into force of The Canadian High Arctic Research

2015-04-20 12:33:30

Partnering to advance community-led approaches to health and wellbeing MARKHAM, ON, April 20, 2015 /CNW/ - A unique program that provides virtual education at no cost to health

2015-03-24 08:34:52

$1M+ to help Canadian Cancer Society and Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada improve cancer literacy and education among Inuit TORONTO, March 24, 2015 /CNW/ - In an effort to support increased

2015-03-18 16:26:10

New Investments to help reduce demand for out-of-territory medical travel and services. IQALUIT, NUNAVUT, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister

2014-11-14 16:23:54

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Waddington's opens its Fall 2014 Season with the November 17(th) Auction of Inuit Art.

Inupiat Family from Noatak, Alaska, 1929, Edward S. Curtis
2014-08-31 06:39:24

The Paleo-Eskimo people that lived in the Arctic from roughly 5,000 years ago to about 700 years ago, were the first humans to live in the region and survived there without outside contact for more than 4,000 years, researchers reported Friday in the journal Science.

2014-07-02 12:22:27

Unique partnership helping to connect Canadians to nature OTTAWA, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for

2014-03-06 12:26:49

First time collaborations to improve the cancer experience for patients in rural, remote and isolated communities TORONTO, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, partners from across

2014-03-03 12:23:04

INUVIK, NT, March 3, 2014 /CNW/ - On February 28, 2014, the Environmental Impact Review Board (EIRB) has released Draft Terms of Reference for the Environmental Impact Review of the Beaufort


Latest Inuit Reference Libraries

Ringed Seal
2013-05-01 12:51:20

The ringed seal (Pusa hispida), also known as the jar seal, is a true seal in the Phocidae family. Locally, it is known as nattiq or netsik in the Inuit language. It can be found in Arctic and sub-Arctic regions, with a range that includes the Bering and Oshtok Seas, the Arctic Ocean, and the coastlines of Japan in the north Pacific. It also occurs in the North Atlantic on the coastlines of Scandinavia, Greenland, and Newfoundland.  Within its range, the ringed seal prefers areas with ice...

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2008-05-27 22:52:36

The Northern Inuit Dog is a large English dog bred to resemble a wolf. The breed was created by breeding the Siberian Husky, Alaskan Malamute, and the German Shepherd with several rescued mongrels whose origin was unknown. The Northern Inuit dog has the domestic traits of these northern breeds but the appearance of a wolf. Today's Northern Inuit retains many of its ancestors' characteristics such as their strong will and its gentle nature. The breed is slightly longer than it is tall, and...

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Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'