Author Archives for Alexander McAuley

Six Pillars for Bilingual Education in Inuit Nunangat

June 29, 2016 10:52 am Published by

Based on an extensive review of scholarly literature, the Akuttujuuk Network has identified six pillars for successful bilingual education across Inuit Nunangat: 1. Effective bilingual education is first and foremost effective education, built on pillars that are relevant to any model of education. These include appropriate resourcing, curriculum, leadership, teachers,... View Article

Thule Atlas

June 13, 2016 10:19 am Published by

Announced in April , the Thule Atlas was designed according to Inuit approaches to cultural knowledge and has bandwidth requirements to ensure accessibility from remote communities. It is worth a look in its own right, but it also ties directly to the third of the Six Pillars for Bilingual Education... View Article

Maatalii Okalik speaks to Arctic Deeply

May 30, 2016 10:34 am Published by

In a May, 2016 article in Arctic Deeply Maatali Okalik notes the five priorities established at the 10th National Inuit Youth Summit in August, 2015. The first was to “enhance our relationship with Inuktitut;” the second, “to reclaim our culture;” and the fourth, “education and empowerment.” These priorities are consistent... View Article

Arctic Indigenous Languages Webinar

June 8, 2015 8:52 am Published by

On May 27 the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) sponsored a webinar that touched on various aspects of Arctic Indigenous languages. The archive is now accessible here: .