Learn about Inuit Culture this week

LPPL is exciting to be hosting two programs with Muckpaloo Ipeelie, CEO of the Urban Inuit Identity Project, this week at the Fleming Branch in Beamsville.

Intro to Inuit Culture
Thursday, September 14, 7 – 9 pm

Fleming Branch
Free; register at any LPPL branch or online.

Learn about Inuit qaujimajatuqangit, traditional Inuit knowledge, including how Inuit are distinct, with their own languages, communication styles, cultural world views, unique health needs, land claims, and their own history with the creation of Canada in the North. She will also speak about Inuit shamanism and spirituality, while contrasting between other Indigenous cultures.

Inuit Stories and Teachings
Friday, September 15
10:30 am
Fleming Branch (outdoors, weather permitting)
Drop in; for children and learners of all ages

Learn who the Inuit are and where they live, listen to stories by Inuk authors, and try saying some words in Inuktitut!

These programs are generously funded by the Oshki Wupoowane | The Blanket Fund of the Downie Wenjack Fund.