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Community & Land Stewardship through the art of Pitseolak Ashoona

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Community & Land Stewardship through the art of Pitseolak Ashoona

Grades 9 to 12

Pitseolak Ashoona (c.1904–1983) was a trailblazing figure in the world of modern Inuit art. The activities in this guide encourage students to explore the Inuit principles of knowledge and understandings of land and community as represented in artworks by Pitseolak Ashoona. They also ask students to consider their own communities and to critically examine sources of information about Inuit by both Inuit and non-Inuit media sources.

  • Exploring Understandings of Community through Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit Principles
  • Lay of the Land: Understanding Land Stewardship and Inuksuit
  • Building Intercultural Knowledge and Understanding

First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies, and more

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