You are visiting Avataq Cultural Institute; the Inuit cultural organization of Nunavik (Northern, Quebec, Canada)

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.


April 4th, 2014
Sivunitsatinnut ilinniapunga (For our future, I go to school) / Photo exhibition from Fri. April 4th to Sun. May 4th 2014 >
Pierre M. Desrosiers
January 30th, 2014
Katajjaniq, the Inuit throat singing, designated as the first element of Québec’s intangible heritage >
Michel Patry
December 3rd, 2013
AVATAQ is currently seeking a candidate for the following position: Secretary/Receptionist >
Michel Patry
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Art & ethnography

Tivi Tuukaq Ilisituk (1933)
Salluit, 1972
Après la chasse

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Nunavik Arts Secretariat

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Time and space among Nunavik's Inuit.

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

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