The Inuit Relations Directorate partners with many Inuit organizations, including:
- Avataq Cultural Institute
Avataq Cultural Institute provides a strong foundation for the living culture of today's Inuit. Since its inception in 1980, Avataq has built a solid reputation as the cultural leader for Nunavik Inuit and as an important resource for Inuit culture in Canada and beyond.
- Inuit Art foundation
The Inuit Art Foundation exists to facilitate the creative expressions of Inuit artists and to foster a broader understanding of these expressions worldwide.
- Inuit Circumpolar Council
Founded in 1977 by the late Eben Hopson of Barrow, Alaska, the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) has flourished and grown into a major international non-government organization representing approximately 150,000 Inuit of Alaska, Canada, Greenland, and Chukotka (Russia).
- Inuit Tapiriitt Kanatami
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) is the national Inuit organization in Canada, representing four Inuit regions – Nunatsiavut (Labrador), Nunavik (northern Quebec), Nunavut, and the Inuvialuit Settlement Region in the Northwest Territories.
- Inuit Tuttarvingat
Inuit Tuttarvingat is the Inuit-specific centre of excellence of the National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO). Also available in Inuktitut.
ᐱᓕᕆᕝᕕᖁᑎᒋᔭᑦᑕ ᐊᑎᖓ, ᐊᔪᙱᓂᖅ, ᑐᑭᖃᖅᐳᖅ ᐊᔪᖏᓐᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᓂᕐᒥᓪᓗ ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ.
- National Inuit Youth Council
The National Inuit Youth Council (NIYC) represents the interests of Inuit youth in Canada.
- Pauktuutit - Inuit Women of Canada
Pauktuutit fosters greater awareness of the needs of Inuit women, advocates for equity and social improvements, and encourages their participation in the community, regional and national life of Canada. Also available in Inuktitut.
- Tungasuvvingat Inuit
Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI) aims at empowering and enhancing the lives of Inuit residing in Ontario. Since 1987, TI has been operating in Ottawa as a community-based counselling and resource centre.
You may also be interested in:
- Canadian Social Trends: Inuit in Canada: Selected Findings of the 2006 Census
- Inuit Children: Fact Sheet from 2006 Aboriginal Children's Survey (ACS)
- Inuit Health, Education and Country Food Harvesting: Fact Sheet
- Inuit History and Culture: A Select Bibliography
- Inuit Statistical Profile
- The Inuit Way: A Guide to Inuit Culture
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