LaMarsh Centre for Child and Youth Research, Calumet College and Stong College workshop by Adam Akpik

When:
October 10, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
2018-10-10T15:00:00-04:00
2018-10-10T16:30:00-04:00
Where:
Room 163 BSB
Cost:
Free
Contact:

“Inuit Awareness: History and cultural competency"

Everyone is welcome!

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 3-4:30 pm, Room 163BSB

Seating is limited; please RSVP your attendance to lamarsh@yorku.ca by October 5, 2018. 

Adam Akpik was born and raised in Iqaluit, Nunavut. Adam graduated from Nunavut Sivuniksavut in May of 2016, an Inuit Studies and Advanced Inuit Studies college program affiliated with Algonquin College and located in Ottawa, Ontario. He currently works for the Inuusiq - Embrace Life Council, a territorial life promotion organization that provides suicide prevention, postvention and intervention training, with the mission of encouraging the people of Nunavut to value and embrace life. Adam is also highly engaged and passionate about Inuit and Indigenous issues and has interests in Nunavut and Canadian policies.  In addition to being the Project Development Coordinator at Inuusik/Embrace Life, he also a youth representative with FRAYME’s Advisory on Youth Matters.  FRAYME is a global network linking and supporting youth mental health care systems.