ᐃᑲᔪᕆᑦ ᓴᓇᖃᑕᐅᓗᑎᑦ ᓄᓇᕘᒥ ᑕᑯᕋᓐᓈᕐᕕᐅᖃᑦᑕ  ᓛᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᐃᓪᓗᒥᒃ!

  • Nunavut is the only territory/province in Canada without a space to create and present the performing arts.
    ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᐃᓂᖃᓐᖏᑦᑐᑐᐊᖅ ᑲᓇᑕᓕᒫᒥ ᑕᑯᕋᓐ˙ᓇᕐᕕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᒥᒃ
  • Nunavut is rich in the Inuit performing arts.
    ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑕᑯᕋᓐᓈᖅᑕᐅᒍᑎᒃᓴᑦᑎᐊᕙᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᔪᖅᓴᖏᑦᑐᖅ.
  • Many Inuit performing arts were lost during the past century through colonization.
    ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᕈᓯᖏᑦ ᓯᕗᓕᑦᑎᒍᑦ ᐊᓯᐅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᖃᓪᓘᓈᑦ ᑎᑭᒻᒪᑕ ᐊᓯᕈᖅᑕᐅᓂᒃᑯᑦ.
  • The arts honour and nurture the human spirit.
    ᐱᓐᖑᐊᕈᓰᑦ ᐅᐱᒍᓱᒍᑎᐅᕗᑦ ᐆᒪᑎᑦᑎᓪᓗᑎᓪᓗ ᐃᓅᑉ ᐊᓂᕐᓂᖓᓂᒃ.
  • The performing arts provide youth with a sense of belonging.
    ᐱᓐᖑᐊᕈᓰᑦ ᐃᓅᓱᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᖅᓯᒪᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᑉᐱᒍᓱᑦᑎᑦᑎᕙᑉᐳᑦ

Thank you for considering supporting our vision to build Qaggiq: Inuit Performing Arts & Cultural Learning Hub! 

ᓇᑯᕐᒦᒃ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᓱᐃᒍᒪᒐᕕᑦ ᓯᕗᓂᔅᓴᒧᑦ ᑕᐅᑐᓐᖑᐊᑕᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᐃᓪᓗᓕᐅᕈᒪᓪᓗᑕ ᑕᑯᕋᓐᓈᖅᑕᐅᕕᔅᓴᒥᒃ ᐱᓐᖑᐊᖅᑎᓄᑦ! 

Contact the Executive Director to discuss: Looee Arreak looee@qaggiavuut.com


We are currently in Phase 1: Building the Foundation. Over the next year Qaggiavuut will raise $1,000,000 with architectural and engineering drawings prepared by Christmas 2017, along with a detailed project plan.

ᒫᓐᓇ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᒥᒃ ᑐᖓᕕᓕᐅᕋᑦᑕ ᐃᓪᓗᔅᓴᒧᑦ. ᐊᕐᕌᒎᓂᐊᖅᑐᒥ ᑕᒡᕙᓂ ᖃᒡᒋᐊᕘᑦ ᓄᐊᑦᑎᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᑭᓇᐅᔭᓂᒃ $1,000,00 ᑎᑎᖅᑐᒐᖅᑕᐅᓗᓂ ᐃᓪᓘᑉ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᖓᓂᔅᓴᖓ ᐱᔭᕇᕐᓗᓂ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒡᕕᐅᑉ ᐅᓪᓗᖏᓐᓂ 2017ᒥ, ᐸᕐᓇᐅᑎᖃᑦᑎᐊᕐᓗᓂ ᓴᓇᔭᐅᓂᔅᓴᖓ.

October, 2017: Architectural Drawings

November, 2017: Friends of Qaggiq formed with Canadian arts leaders 

Artists for Qaggiq: 300 Nunavut and Inuit artists sign letters of support for Qaggiq 

May, 2018: Business Plan completed 

March, 2019:  RFP and Terms of Reference for Qaggiq Hub Feasibilty Study

April-October 2019: Extensive consultations and research into the design, construction, location, operating plan, governance, ownership and funding of the Qaggiq Hub.

After making your donation you will receive a written confirmation and your name will be placed on a foundational block of our virtual ‘qaggiq’—a large iglu where Inuit traditionally gathered to share stories, songs and dances.  We will also keep you informed of our progress with a monthly newsletter and invite your ideas.

ᑐᓂᓯᒌᕈᕕᑦ ᑎᑎᕋᕐᕕᐅᒐᔭᖅᑐᑎᑦ ᓇᓕᖅᑲᒥᒃ ᑐᓂᓯᓂᕐᓄᑦ ᐊᑏᑦ ᑕᑯᔅᓴᐅᑎᑕᐅᒐᔭᖅᑐᖅ ᑐᖓᕕᓕᐅᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᓂᕐᓄᑦ ᖃᒡᒋᓕᐊᕐᒧᑦ ᖃᕋᓴᐅᔭᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᓪᓗᕕᒐᓐᖑᐊᖅ ᐊᖏᔪᖅ ‘ᖃᒡᒋᖅ’ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑲᑎᕕᒋᖃᑦᑕᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔭᖓᑦ ᐃᓪᓗᕕᒐᖅ ᐊᖏᔪᖅ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᑐᐊᖅᕕᒃ, ᐃᖏᐅᕐᕕᒃ ᒧᒥᕐᕕᒃ. ᑐᓴᐅᒪᑎᑦᑎᖃᑦᑕᓂᐊᖅᑐᒍᑦ ᑕᖅᑭᑕᒫᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᓂᑦᑎᓐᓂᒃ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᓂᒃ ᐃᓱᒪᒋᔭᔅᓯᓐᓂᒃ ᑐᓐᖓᓱᑦᑎᑦᑎᓗᑕ.