On October 7th to 10th 2016, will be held the 20th Biennial Inuit Studies Conference in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.
Inuit traditions are a repository of Inuit culture and a primary expression of Inuit identity. The theme for the 2016 Inuit Studies Conference invites Elders, knowledge-bearers, researchers, artists, policy-makers, students and others to engage in conversations about the many ways in which traditions shape understanding, while registering social and cultural change.
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A symposium entitled Identity, Housing, Settlements and Landscapes: Designing a Way Forward in Nunangat organized by Denise Piché on behalf of Living in Northern Quebec, will be held October 7th, 2016 as part of the next INUIT STUDIES Conference held at Memorial University in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. Partners and researchers involved in the Living in Northern Quebec partnership will make a presentation.
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