Sugluk children on top of the bank around an igloo, February, 1954. Hudson's Bay Company Archive (HBCA 1987/363-S-61/4)
Through the Eyes of Children
Here is a gallery of children’s artwork, in which creative gesture takes the place of words and imagination is given free rein. Some of these pictures are part of a project entitled “Where I want to be in ten years,” which encouraged children to communicate their dreams for the future.
Inuit around the World
A meteorite's impact (Pingualuit)
Portrait of Mitiarjuk Nappaaluk
Portrait of Masia Ningiaravik
"I want to be a bus driver."
"I want to be a scientist."
"I would want to work at the Raglan mine. I don't know how many children I will have. I would like to live in Montreal because they [Montreal Canadians] are my [favorite] team. I would like to go study in the South. I'd also like to teach culture."
"I'd like to be a worker, like an emergency firefighter. I'd like to have two children. I'd like to live in Montreal. I'd like to finish my secondary school and go to Montreal to study."
"I want to be an artist."
"I want to be a COOP officer."
"In 10 years I want to be an artist."
Jewelry created by the children.