Educational Resources Archive

A Walk on the Tundra Junior Book Study (Kivalliq Inuktitut)

Walk on the Tundra (Kivalliq Inuktitut) Unit for Grades 3, 4, 5 based on volume by Rebecca Hainnu and Anna Ziegler This unit is geared towards Grades 3, 4, and 5 primary students. It consists of a series of

The Orphan and The Polar Bear Junior Book Study (Kivalliq Inuktitut)

The Orphan and The Polar Bear (Kivalliq Inuktitut)   Unit for Grades 3, 4, 5 based on volume by Sakiasi Qaunaq This unit is geared toward Grades 3, 4, and 5 primary students. It consists of a series

How to Build an Iglu and a Qamutiik (Inuktitut)

Written by Solomon Awa | Illustrated by Andrew Breithaupt The iglu, a traditional winter shelter built in the Arctic for centuries, is a vital part of Inuit culture. The qamutiik, a traditional sled used for hunting, is

Tuniit: Mysterious Folk of the Arctic (Inuktitut)

Written by Rachel and Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley | Illustrated by Sean Bigham Tuniit: Mysterious Folk of the Arctic is the first full-length book dedicated to providing kids with a full understanding of Tuniit, the ancient race that populated

A Children’s Guide to Arctic Birds (Inuktitut)

Written by Mia Pelletier | Illustrated by Danny Christopher Nearly 200 species of birds nest in the North American Arctic. While a few hardy species live in the Arctic year-round, most birds travel seasonally to the Arctic

Parts of the Seal Poster

By Livee Kullualik, Nancy Mike, and Andrew Morrison A science poster that educates students on the Inuktitut anatomical terminology of a seal. Livee was a respected elder and hunter in Pangnirtung, and was always willing to share his

Uumajut: Learn About Arctic Wildlife! Volume 2 (French/Inuktitut)

Written by Simon Awa, Seeglook Akeeagok, Anna Ziegler, and Stephanie McDonald | Illustrated by Romi Caron Picking up where Uumajut: Learn About Arctic Wildlife left off, Uumajut, Volume Two will introduce the youngest readers to the diets and habitats of

Uumajut: Learn About Arctic Wildlife! Volume 1 (French/Inuktitut)

Written by Simon Awa, Anna Ziegler, and Stephanie McDonald | Illustrated by Romi Caron Learn fun facts and traditional Arctic knowledge about Arctic animals. This beautifully illustrated book takes readers from tundra to sea ice, teaching children

Pinnguarusiit Uumanasuarnirmut

Written by Johnny Issaluk | Photographs by Ed Maruyama Traditionally, Inuit played games in order to be physically and mentally prepared for freezing weather, strenuous hunts, and other gruelling conditions that made survival difficult. In this book,

Miqquliit Tariurmiutat

This durable book, intended for the very earliest readers, teaches preschoolers the Inuktitut names for various marine mammal species found across Nunavut. Photographs of each animal accompany the Inuktitut names, to give children all the tools they