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Inuit Culture Canadian History with Muckpaloo Ipeelie
June 11, 2021 @ 11:00 am - May 21, 2022 @ 12:00 pmFree
Join us at 11:00 AM EST on Friday, June 11, 2021 for a conversation with Muckpaloo Ipeelie.
In partnership with St. Clair Student Representative Council, Indigenous Student Services proudly presents Inuit Culture Canadian History with guest speaker, Muckpaloo Ipeelie.
Muckpaloo Ipeelie, born in Iqaluit Nunavut grew up amongst the Urban Inuit community and schooled at Inuit head start in Ottawa. Listen along as Muckpaloo tells the journey about the transition of rural to urban Inuit in Canadian history. She talks about Inuit communities, and her journey back towards deepening her understanding of passed down Inuit traditions, knowledge sharing and storytelling. This recounting and sharing of knowledge allow participants to engage and learn through an interactive real-time seminar. Through spreading awareness of Canadian history, plights and triumphs of the Inuit, cultural practices and modern struggles; you will be able to ask questions, give opinions, and interact with Muckpaloo as she goes through the human experience of being an Inuk in Canada. When Muckpaloo is not guest speaking towards Inuit culture and knowledge, she spends her time practicing the study of Medical Laboratory Technology; building her Ipeelie Creations Bead Loom Bracelet Brand; and also co-founds the Retro Crepe Café. In the summer of 2020, Muckpaloo completed an Indigenous Culinary Internship at “Naagan a foraged feast” with Chef Zack Keeshig.
Join Muckpaloo as she discusses a wide range of subjects, such as Inuit Influencers, the population of Inuit in Canada and the world, Inuit Nunangaat, urban Inuit- Northern Inuit, housing and food, Inuit in the media, and famous Inuit!
Registration is open to everyone. Students, Staff and Faculty from St. Clair College are encouraged to attend.
This event is offered free of charge.