It all starts with a dream: Nunavut’s AIP winners – Nunavut News

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202419 Views

May 17, 2024

Interviews with Aneeka Anderson of Investing in the Futures of Inuit Women and Sam Arfin of Learning, Harvesting, Earning- the Nunavut winners from the 2024 Arctic Inspiration Prize.

The real winner in this year’s Arctic Inspiration Prize is the developing fabric of Nunavut’s infrastructure.

Four projects, two of which were exclusively based in territory and at opposite ends of the traditional gender work spectrum, resulted in a total of $1,246,000 in prize money from Canada’s largest competition that will directly benefit Nunavummiut in a variety of ways, particularly food sovereignty and labour training.

Nunavut News spoke with the exclusively Nunavut-based projects- Learning, Harvesting, Earning, which won $425,000 in the AIP Category Finalists level, and Investing in the Futures of Inuit Women, an initiative associated with the One Plane Away non-profit organization that received around $98,000 in the youth category- about their plan for the winnings.

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