Embrace Life Council seeks to promote an all-encompassing mental wellness and social inclusion programs and services through educational and informative resources, social media platforms, community engagements, and local service providers.
Sealskin & Beaded Earrings Kit + Tutorial
Youth in Iqaluit came to the office in April to pickup a beading kit which contained: 1 pack of seed beads1 roll of thread2 beading needles4 earring hooks1 E6000 glue2 leather squares2 suede squares1 black storage box All 50 kits were given away! The full tutorial is now available in English and Inuktitut for anyone.
Nuglugasuaq – Snow Sculptures
The last Nuglugasuaq contest is snow sculptures! Send us your submission by April 1st, 12pm EST for a chance to win.
Nuglugasuaq – Reels Outside
Create a short reel outside!
For adults, Youth, and children in Nunavut! March 7-18.
Introduction to Sewing with Sewing Machines
Progress at the Introduction to Sewing Workshop!
Beaded Earring Kits
Beaded earring kits and tutorials by ELC Program Coordinator Julia Ogina were distributed to some Kitikmeot communities this year.
Youth Jewelry Making Workshop
Youth in Iqaluit learned to make their own jewelry at Aayuraa Studio this February!
Nuglugasuaq – Inuktut Language
Write out your favourite Inuktut word in the snow and explain what it means to you! Submissions close March 4th.
Nuglugasuaq – Inspired by Music
Name a song from an Inuk artist or band that inspires you. For everyone in Nunavut, all ages! Contest ends February 18th.
Nuglugasuaq – Reach OUT
What can you do to help a friend or family member who is in distress?
To enter this contest, share something that you made recently or are creating at the moment.
Mental Health Art Contest Nunavut 2020
The 12 winners’ drawings of the 2020 Mental Health Art Contest we’re made into 2021 Calendars with ELC.
Nuglugasuaq Contest 2021-2022
The Nuglugasuaq Contest is a territory-wide virtual contest for everyone to have a chance to win a prize.
Tea and Bannock Iqaluit 2020-2021
Tea and Bannock stands occurred throughout the summer and early fall outside the Embrace Life office in Iqaluit.
Backpacks of Hope Iqaluit 2020
Near the end of the year of 2020, ELC was donated over 250 backpacks filled with homemade blankets, teddy bears and other small souvenirs.
Christmas Toy Donations
Donations made in collaboration with Iqaluit Angel Tree to provide children with Christmas gifts. Thank you to the generous donors (Jabez Ministry, Arctic Ventures and the Pairijait Tigumivik Elders society) that have made this project possible.