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Avataq Cultural Institute provides a strong foundation for the living culture of today’s Inuit. Since its inception in 1980, Avataq has built a solid reputation as the cultural leader for Nunavik Inuit and as an important resource for Inuit culture in Canada and beyond. Our goal is to ensure that Inuit culture and language continue to thrive into the future, so that our descendants can benefit from the rich heritage passed down to us through the wisdom of our ancestors.


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Dog sleds

Each dog in the team has a specific place in front of the sled. First is the leader dog, usually a female, while wheel dogs run just in front of the sled. A team usually has 10 to 12 dogs.

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Nunavik Arts Secretariat

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Time and space among Nunavik's Inuit.

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Blog Avataq

Questions, Thoughts and Big Ideas; Inuit in the 21st Century

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Soak yourself into Inuit culture and discover Fine Inuit Herbal Teas Northern Delights

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