Ethan Tassiuk, Chase Nogasak, Eriel Lugt and Maeva Gauthier lead a hybrid roundtable discussion on the use of arts in support of inclusive and participatory learning environments at the University of Winnipeg June 21, 2022. The special session was held during Auviqsaqtut, the 2022 Inuit Studies Conference held in Winnipeg, June 19-22, 2022.

Communities from north and south came together in Winnipeg this week. Emerging Indigenous artists and cultural connectors gathered in a series of workshops organized by the @1860 Winnipeg Arts Incubator program.

Youth artists Ethan Tassiuk (Nunavut), Chase Nogasak, Eriel Lugt (Tuktoyaktuk) and Maeva Gauthier from the University of Victoria led an inspiring hybrid roundtable discussion on the use of arts in support of inclusive and participatory learning environments at the University of Winnipeg June 21, 2022.

The special sessions and workshops were originally scheduled for April, but were held during Auviqsaqtut, the 2022 Inuit Studies Conference held in Winnipeg, June 19-22, 2022.

The teams showcased their projects that they have been working on since this winter, shared best practices and lessons learned.

They also shared the results and plans for moving forward into next year.

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By @1860 Winnipeg

Jamie Bell is an interdisciplinary artist and community based researcher, based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He enjoys working on collaborative projects that link communities, encourage cross-cultural connections and learning.