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Stone sculpture showing three people aboard a kayak, with one of the men lying flat on his stomach in front of the boat.

Culture

Untitled (2006), Joshua Sala, Umiujaq. 13 x 50 x 32 cm, FCNQ Inuit Art Collection

The Identity of a People

A people’s culture embodies their history, reality and dreams. Taking root in an ancestral heritage, culture mirrors a society as it constantly evolves, while transmitting values that define the soul of a people, both as a group and as individuals, each with his or her own contribution to make. Whether expressed in language or through the imagination of local artists, the distinctive culture of Nunavik is rich in inventiveness, reflection and wisdom.

Photo, in the fog, of a stone sculpture with human appearance and, in the background, a steel tower surmounted by a sphere to signal the positioning of the air traffic in the region.

Inuksuk in front of a radar-tower near Kuujjuaq

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