Ilitaqsiniq-NLC engages in community-based research and pilots innovative approaches to literacy, language development, and basic workplace skills in Nunavut. Our work informs public policy.
We help build community capacity throughout Nunavut by providing educators and families with resources and training. We offer a variety of resources in the official languages of Nunavut.
Nunavut Literacy Council
Ilitaqsiniq-NLC’s mandate is unique in Nunavut. We promote and support the literacy and learning needs of Nunavummiut by conducting research and developing resources for language and literacy skills in the Inuit language, French, and English. Our projects are guided by the principles and values of community capacity building and development. Our projects are guided by the principles and values of community capacity building and development. Members of Ilitaqsiniq-NLC include adult educators, literacy practitioners, Government of Nunavut departments and policy makers, non-profit organizations, schools, libraries, and individuals.
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Northern Indigenous men need programming and policies that minimize oppression and maximize freedom
Cambridge Bay, NU – January 12th, 2016: Ilitaqsiniq – Nunavut Literacy Council led the Northern Men’s Research Project in partnership with the Yukon Literacy Coalition, the Northwest Territories Literacy Council, Literacy Newfoundland and Labrador, local First Nations governments and community-‐based partners. The research took place from 2011-‐2015.