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“Inuit knowledge, culture, language and history have undergone immense changes within the course of a few generations. The role of elders in sustaining and promoting oral and cultural traditions through our programs are important for future generations. We work towards ensuring that the Government of Nunavut preserves, develops and enhances Nunavut’s culture, heritage, and languages for all Nunavummiut.”

Hon. David Joanasie, Minister of Culture and Heritage,
Minister of Languages


2018 Qilaut

Latest News

07 November 2018 
The Department of Culture and Heritage is pleased to announce the winners of Qilaut 2018.
31 October 2018 
The Department of Culture and Heritage is now accepting applications and proposals for projects...
21 September 2018 
Are you an aspiring songwriter?
18 June 2018 
Do you write and sing in Inuktut?
05 March 2018 
Do you live in Baker Lake? Would you like to learn more about printmaking and embroidery?
26 February 2018 
To mark the end of Uqausirmut Quviasuutiqarniq, the Department of Culture and Heritage is launching...

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Latest Documents

26 June 2013 
Is French available in all of Government of Nunavvut
26 June 2013 
Who is eligible to apply for a grant from Culture and Heritage


Listed here are some links related to culture and heritage as it relates to Nunavut.  If you would like to submit a link, please contact us

Inhabit Media

Nunavut Bilingual Education Society




Nunavut Public Library Services

Winnipeg Art Gallery

Canadian Museum of Nature