Supporting Inuit teachers

February 15, 2023

OTTAWA, Ontario—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, will champion teachers with links to Inuit communities during a virtual keynote address at the Sivummut - Inuit Educators’ Gathering.

In celebration of the International Decade of Indigenous Languages, the Inuit Educators’ Gathering will bring together participants from Nunavut, Norway, Alaska, Nunavik, Nunatsiavut and Greenland to share educational best practices. The event will also foster connections among educators, and promote Inuit teaching approaches and educational materials.

The event is organized by Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated.

Date:              Thursday February 16, 2023
Time:              8:40 a.m. (EDT)
Location:       To access the event, please contact

Media information

For more information on the Governor General’s speech:
Rideau Hall Press Office

For more information on The Inuit Educators’ Gathering:
Kevin Kablutsiak
Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated

Stay connected:
Follow GovernorGeneralCanada on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.