ᕿᑭᕐᑕᔪᐊᖅ ᓇᓗᓀᕐᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᑐᕕᓂᐅᕗᖅ ᐅᑭᐅᕐᑕᑐᒥ ᐃᑦᓴᓂᑕᕐᓂᐊᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕐᑐᕕᓂᐅᓕᕐᑎᓗᒍ Manning 1949-ᒥ.
ᑕᓯᐅᔭᐅᑉ, ᐅᒥᐅᔭᐅᑉ ᓴᓂᐊᓃᑦᑑᑉ ᓄᓇᖓᑕ ᓴᓇᒻᒪᖓ, ᓄᓇᕕᒻᒦᑦᑐᓂ ᐱᐅᓂᕐᐹᓯᐊᒍᖃᑕᐅᕗᖅ. ᑖᕙᓐᓇ ᓄᓇᒃ ᐅᑭᐅᕐᑕᑐᒥᐅᓄᑦ ᐃᓄᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᓯᖏᓐᓄᓗ ᓯᕿᓂᕐᒥᐅᔭᕐᓄᑦ ᓇᔪᒐᐅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᑕᐅᓴᓐᑎᐅᓈᕐᑎᑐᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᕐᓂ.
ᑲᖏᕐᓱᔪᐊᖅ, ᓄᕘᑉ ᓯᕿᓂᖓᑕ ᓯᑦᔭᖓᓃᑦᓱᓂ (ᐅᖓᕙᐅᑉ ᑎᑭᕋᖓᓂ, ᓄᓇᕕᒻᒥ), ᓄᕿᑎᕆᓯᒪᓕᕐᑐᖅ ᐃᑦᓴᓂᑕᕐᓂᐊᑎᓂᒃ 40 ᐊᕐᕌᒍᐃᑦ ᐅᖓᑖᓄᑦ ᐃᒣᓘᕐᓯᒪᓚᕿᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᓇᓗᓀᕐᓯᓱᑎᒃ ᐊᒥᓱᐃᓂᒃ ᓇᔪᒐᐅᓚᐅᕐᑐᕕᓂᕐᓂᒃ ᐊᑦᔨᒌᓐᖏᑐᓄᑦ ᐃᓅᖃᑎᒌᑦᑐᓄᑦ (ᐆᑦᑑᑎᒋᓗᒋᑦ ᑐᓂᕐᖄᕕᓂᕐᓄᑦ, ᑐᓂᕐᓄᑦ, ᐃᓄᑐᐃᓐᓇᖄᕕᓂᕐᓄᑦ, ᐃᓄᓐᓄᑦ) ᓄᓇᒥᐅᒍᕙᑦᑐᕕᓂᐅᒻᒪᑕ 4000-ᓂ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᑲᓵᓂ, ᐃᓚᐅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᖁᓪᓕᓴᔭᕐᓂᐊᕖᑦ ᐅᓪᓗᓕᐅᕐᑕᐅᒪᑦᓱᑎᒃ ᑐᓃᑦ ᑌᑲᓃᓕᕐᑎᓗᒋᑦ ᐃᒻᒪᖄ 2000 ᐊᕐᕌᒍᐃᑦ ᐊᓂᒍᓕᕐᑐᑦ.
Within the A.S.I. CURA programme and Marie-Pierre Gadoua Ph.D. project (McGill University) a series of meetings were organised (April 13, 14, 15, 27, 28, and 29, 2010) with members of the Local Cultural Committees (LCC) of Nunavik.
In the summer of 2009, Avataq carried out an archaeological project to study how the raw materials used to make lithic (stone) tools were acquired.