Founded in 1980, Avataq Cultural Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the language and culture of Inuit in Nunavik (Northern Quebec).

The organization has its head office in Inukjuak, Nunavik, and an administrative office in Westmount, Quebec.

Avataq receives its mandate directly from Nunavik Inuit at the biennial Nunavik Inuit Elders’ Conferences. Avataq has a board of directors comprising five Inuit members elected for two-year terms.


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Tumivut – Traces of Our Footsteps

The exhibition shed a new light on Nunavik and its environment.

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Daniel Weetaluktuk Museum

The Daniel Weetaluktuk commemorative museum and cultural transmission centre helps protect and promote the Inuit cultures of Inukjuak and Nunavik.

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