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Inuit Art & Culture Websites


Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art


West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative

Inuit Art Foundation

Inuit Art Quarterly

Canadian Arctic Producers, Canada's premiere wholesaler of authentic Inuit art and Dene fine crafts. Canadian Arctic Producers (CAP) markets original, high quality work created by artists and craftspeople from Canada's north. The work is purchased through northern co-operatives, then sent to CAP's central warehouse in Toronto. From there, it is distributed to galleries and collectors throughout the world.

Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association

Inuit Art Centre at the Winnipeg Art Gallery

Arctic Co-operatives Limited is a service federation that is owned and controlled by 33 community-based businesses in Nunavut, Northwest Territories and northern Manitoba.

Virtual Museum: Connecting through the Cape Dorset Archive

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Feheley Fine Arts

Cape Dorset Print Catalogues

Waddington’s Auctioneers & Appraisers


Inuit Heritage Trust

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami: Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) has represented the interests of the Inuit of Canada at the national level since its incorporation in 1972.

Pauktuutit Inuit Women’s Association: Pauktuutit is the national non-profit association representing all Inuit women in Canada.

Makivik Corporation: is an organization that advances the political, economic, and social conditions of the Inuit of Nunavik.

The Avataq Cultural Institute: Avataq Cultural  Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the Indigenous language and culture of Nunavik Inuit.

National Inuit Youth Council

Nunavut Arctic College strengthens the people and communities of Nunavut by advancing the life-long learning of Northern adults.

The Dene Nation

Kivalliq Inuit Association

The Labrador Inuit

The Kitikmeot Heritage Society (Cambridge Bay) preserves, promotes and celebrates the history, culture, language and diversity of the people of the Kitikmeot region.

The Qikiqtani Inuit Association represents the interests of the Inuit of the Baffin Region, the High Arctic, and the Belcher Islands.


Canadian Museum of Nature. Extensive Arctic collections with excellent dioramas of Arctic and sub-Arctic species. Arctic aquarium. Arctic Odyssey - looking at the Arctic through the eyes of Indigenous people and scientists.

Arctic Environmental Atlas

Welcome to UNEP.Net, the United Nations Environment Network: a global portal to authoritative environmental information based on themes and regions.

National Snow and Ice Data Center NSIDC provides cryospheric data and information gathered from such sources as remote sensing instruments, ground measurements, and models.

IPA International Permafrost Association. The International Permafrost Association, founded in 1983, has as its objectives to foster the dissemination of knowledge concerning permafrost and to promote cooperation among persons and national or international organizations engaged in scientific investigation and engineering work on permafrost.

AMAP is an international organization established in 1991 to implement components of the Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy (AEPS). The Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program is one of five Working Groups of the Arctic Council.

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society

World Wildlife Federation - Arctic

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA provides Arctic information and a set of reputable indicators that describe the present state of the Arctic ecosystem and climate.

A Near-Real time Arctic Change Indicator Website: Providing information on the present state of Arctic ecosystems and climate in historical context.

Environment News Service for the latest environmental news, current issues, climate, water, food, forests, species, energy, education. RSS feed.

The northern Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network (EMAN-North) is a network for the coordination of ecological monitoring in northern Canada. Environment Canada is working in the three northern territories and northern Manitoba in close partnership with many agencies and programs to develop this network.

International Association for Bear Research and Management (IBA) is a non-profit tax-exempt organization open to professional biologists, wildlife managers and others dedicated to the conservation of all bear species.

Planet Ark works to show people the many ways they can reduce their day to day impact on the environment - at home, at work and in the community. is a national network of eco-minded individuals whose mission is to empower and support students, educators, and communities by connecting them to environmental information for the purpose of making meaningful contributions towards environmental sustainability.

Hourly STD DMSP/POLAR Auroral Activity Report

The Polar View is an initiative of the European Space Agency and the European Commission, with participation by the Canadian Space Agency, to make earth observation (EO) services more accessible and affordable to anyone interested in the Northern and Southern Polar Regions.

A periodic publication by UNEP/GRID

The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is a component of the Natural Environment Research Council. Based in Cambridge UK, it has, for almost 60 years, undertaken the majority of Britain's scientific research on and around the Antarctic continent.

Directory of Cities, Towns, and Regions in Canada. A global real time site with data for every town, (large & small), providing location, weather, related links.

Churchill Northern Studies Centre. Founded in 1976, the Churchill Northern Studies Centre is an independent, non-profit research and education facility located 23 km east of the town of Churchill, Manitoba. In addition to research, the Centre facilitates a wide range of educational programming ranging from general interest courses for the visiting public to university credit courses for students.  The Centre is ideally situated along the Hudson Bay seacoast at the meeting of three major biomes: marine, northern boreal forest, and tundra.


Government of Canada

Indigenous Services Canada

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs

Government of Northwest Territories

Government of Nunavut

Government of Quebec

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is a national advocacy organization representing First Nation citizens in Canada

The Arctic Council is a high-level intergovernmental forum that provides a mechanism to address the common concerns and challenges faced by the Arctic governments and the people of the Arctic. The Member States of the Arctic Council are Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, the Russian Federation, Sweden and the United States of America.

The Northern Forum: The Northern Forum is a non-profit, international organization composed of sub-national or regional governments from ten northern countries.


Arctic Winter Games

Inuit sled dog race

Inuit sled dog race

Canadian Inuit Dog

Museums, Galleries and Research

National Gallery of Canada

Virtual Museum of Canada

Canadian Museum of History

Dennos Museum Center: The works in the Dennos Museum Center's Power Family Inuit Gallery present a survey of Inuit stonecut, stencil and lithograph prints, tapestries, sculptures and artifacts from the late 50s to the present.

Archives Canada is an archival portal maintained by the Canadian Council of Archives.

Canada’s History Society

The University of Lapland’s Arctic Centre is a research and science centre located near the Arctic Circle.

Arctic Studies Center: Smithsonian: The Arctic Studies Center invites you to explore the history of northern peoples, cultures, and environments and the issues that matter to northern residents today.

Scott Polar Research Institute: the Institute is a well-known and long-established centre for research into both polar regions. It is part of the University of Cambridge.

Scott Polar Research Institute Directory

Scott Polar Research Institute Museum

University of Cambridge Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology. Sizeable collection with Greenland and Canada well represented.

Winnipeg Art Gallery

Royal Ontario Museum

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

The Heard Museum

Danish National Museum: Possesses possibly the world's largest collection of Inuit artefacts, with sizeable collections also for the Saami and Siberian peoples, and for the Norse settlement in Greenland during the Middle Ages. Ethnographic and archaeological research has been carried out in Greenland since 1929.

Russian Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute: The State Scientific Center of the Russian Federation of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute was organized in 1920.  AARI is the oldest and the largest Russian research institution in the field of comprehensive studies of the Polar Regions.

Carries out research on and collects/displays materials relating to the people and history of Alaska. Sizable collections for the Alaskan Inuit, smaller Aleut and Athapaskan collections.

In addition to displays illustrating the marine and terrestrial animal life of the polar regions, the collections include artefacts relating to northern cultures and to the polar aviator Ellsworth Lincoln. The Hall of Meteorites contains three meteorites brought back by Peary from Cape York, Greenland, including the world's largest.

Extensive ethnographic and natural history holdings obtained on over 50 Arctic and several Antarctic expeditions.

Large northern collections, particularly for Alaska where Miner W. Bruce obtained many artefacts in the Port Clarence and Kotzebue Sound areas between 1892 and 1897. Other important collections were made by Nordenskiold (Port Clarence, 1880) and Peary (Northwest Greenland, 1891-92).

Museum's mission is to preserve and share the human history of Unalaska and the Aleutian Island region. Collections include archaeological, ethnological and archival materials.

Museums Alaska is the statewide museum association of individuals and institutions.

University of Alaska Museum of the North: Extensive collections and displays for the natural and cultural history of Alaska. The primary State repository for natural history.

Greenland National Museum and Archives: The central institution for research and documentation of the Greenland cultural history.

MUSEE d’ethnographie, Geneve, Switzerland. Extensive collections for the Caribou Inuit of Keewatin.

The Itsanitaq Museum in Churchill, Manitoba is dedicated to advancing knowledge, understanding and appreciation of Northern culture and history with an emphasis on the Canadian Inuit.

CANADA'S ARCTIC JOURNAL, highlights life in Canada's North from west to east

Études/Inuit/Studies, a biannual scholarly journal, has been published since 1977. The Journal is devoted to the study of Inuit societies, either traditional or contemporary, in the general perspective of social sciences and humanities (ethnology, politics, archaeology, linguistics, history, etc.).

Project Naming, The goal of Project Naming is the identification of Inuit portrayed in some of the photographic collections of Library and Archives Canada in Ottawa.

The Norwegian Polar Institute is Norway's central institution for research, environmental monitoring and mapping of the polar regions.

UCalgary Arctic Institute of North America: To advance the study of the North American and circumpolar Arctic through the natural and social sciences, the arts and humanities and to acquire, preserve and disseminate information on physical, environmental and social conditions in the North.

Established in 1991 as the lead agency in the area of polar research, the Canadian Polar Commission has responsibility for: monitoring, promoting, and disseminating knowledge of the polar regions; contributing to public awareness of the importance of polar science to Canada; enhancing Canada's international profile as a circumpolar nation; and recommending polar science policy direction to government.


ExploreNorth is here to help with all the information you need to explore the circumpolar North. The regions we cover are Alaska, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, the Faroe Islands and the northern parts of the Russian Federation.

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Quark Expeditions is the leading innovator and operator of polar expeditions. The company has pioneered and developed a concept of fantastically adventurous journeys in first class comfort on powerful, polar icebreakers.

Greenland Guide: This is the official guide to Greenland.

Air Inuit: Collectively owned by the Inuit of Nunavik through their participation in Makivik Corporation, the airline has successfully operated for more than forty years in this charming and challenging operational environment.

Town of Churchill: Polar bear capital of the world

The official website for the municipality of Baker Lake (Quamanituaq).

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Inuit Broadcasting Corporation: The Inuit Broadcasting Corporation provides a window to the Arctic by producing award winning television programming by Inuit, for Inuit.

Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (Canada): The first National Aboriginal television network in the world.

NUNATSIAQ NEWS: Nunatsiaq News is an English-Inuktitut weekly newspaper that has served the people of Nunavut and the Nunavik region of Arctic Quebec since 1973.  

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society is dedicated to imparting a broader knowledge and deeper appreciation of Canada — its people and places, its natural and cultural heritage and its environmental, social and economic challenge

National Film Board of Canada: “to produce and distribute and to promote the production and distribution of films designed to interpret Canada to Canadians and to other nations.”

Alternative: Canada’s First Nations Radio

Sami Radio: to enhance knowledge in the populations of Norway about matters Sámi, the people, culture and society.

Nunavut News Online

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