Rising up together to enhance the preparedness of Nunavut Inuit for employment


Makigiaqta Invests $12.4 Million in Inuktut Teacher Training

September 15, 2021

(September 14, 2021 – Iqaluit, Nunavut)  The Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation (MITC) approved a $12.4 Million partnership with the Government of Nunavut and the Nunavut…

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we invite you to view Piruqatigiit’s new website!

October 15, 2020

The website is now easier to use and was beautifully designed by Katittut. It features illustrations by Atiigo Media and Arviat artist Charlotte Karetak. All…

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Learn about our Strategic Plan on this website, or download the   here.


Pirurvik Preschool Training Project

With the support of the Pond Inlet DEA the Pirurvik Preschool opened its doors on Thursday January 14, 2016 in a classroom located at the Ulaajuk Elementry School in Pond Inlet. This Early Childhood Education program is for children ages 2.5-4 years old.

Nunavut Sivuniksavut Academic & Career Development Program

Over the years Nunavut Students have often expressed a desire to have a work experience component as part of their program as NS.

Nunavut Film Industry Training- Nunavut FIT

2017-2018 Project Concept for the Nunavut Film Industry Training The objective of the Nunavut Film Industry Training program is to create a continuum of learning and opportunity for Nunavummiut interested in a career in the industry. Currently the Film, TV and Digital Media industry includes upwards of 100 specific jobs ranging from office admin, accounting,…

Kitikmeot Inuit Association

Staff Inuktut Language Development and Strengthening Initiative Kitikmeot Inuit Association Staff Inuktut Language Development and Strengthening Initiative will build the ground work that KIA as an Inuit Organization need to do to maintain and increase the use of Inuktut in the workplace. KIA used this project funding to develop individual learning plans, an organization retreat…


Inspire Nunavut trains young people across Nunavut to become social entrepreneurs, traditional entrepreneurs and problem solvers. Our mission as an organization is to empower youth to challenge the complex problems they face in their remote communities by creating culturally relevant solutions via entrepreneurship.

Qikiqtani Inuit Association – Ipitiki 2

Early Learning Systems Building on the success of the Makigiaqta-funded, QIA-led Ipitiki program, QIA proposes a multi-year project which directly aligns with Makigiaqta strategic priorities. Ipitiki 2 will deliver governance training to daycare boards operating in the Qikiqtani region, host a three-day daycare managers conference for Qikiqtani centers, expand the Elders in Daycare pilot development…

Arviat Wellness Centre

Project Overview The Young Hunters Program is a community-based project designed to develop sustainable harvesting in youth between the ages of 8-18. In the 5 years that the project has been operating, extensive work has been done with community Elders to document the knowledge and skills required for youth to become masters in sustainable harvesting,…

Pirurvik Preschool Society – A Place to Grow Preschool & Early Childhood Education Programs

Makigiaqta’s Strategic priorities Early Learning Systems Wrap Around Support for K-12 and beyond Foundational skills development for adults Advanced training and post secondary for employment is key sectors Here are five areas we hope to seek funding for so we may continue to build upon our existing early childhood educational training programs. Development of take-home…

Ilinniapaa Campus

Inuit Specific Training & Employment Framework for Individuals with FASD- research This project seeks to build capacity for the development and delivery of high quality, Inuit-specific programming related to training and employment needs in both the public and private sectors for individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in Nunavut. They believe this work addresses…

Nunavut Fisheries and Marine Training Consortium

Nunavut Fisheries and Marine Training Consortium is a unique partnership formed in Nunavut to bring together government, private sector industry and Inuit organizations to provide training to Nunavut Inuit and other nunavutmmiut enabling them to take advantage of full time sustainable employment oppertuniries in the fishing industry. Originally named Nunavut Fishers Training Contortium when it…