Boys of Nunavut

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Suicide

Boys of Nunavut is a powerful, moving and necessary documentary about the mental health crisis taking place situated in Arviat, Nunavut. This documentary explores and demonstrates the effectiveness of land-based programs in improving mental health & wellbeing. The Young Hunters program takes at-risk youth out on the land with an experienced hunter who teaches traditional Inuit skills and knowledge to live off the land. The participants learn resilience and self-dependence and through this experience strengthen the ties to their cultural heritage and community.

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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.

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Nuglugasuaq – Snow Sculptures

The last Nuglugasuaq contest is snow sculptures! Send us your submission by April 1st, 12pm EST for a chance to win.

Self Care
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Beaded Earring Kits

Beaded earring kits and tutorials by ELC Program Coordinator Julia Ogina were distributed to some Kitikmeot communities this year.

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