Objective: This study responded to a community-identified need to form an evidence base for interventions to promote mental health and wellness among youth in Nunavut. Methods: A literature review was conducted using the terms adolescence and Inuit and intervention or program or camp or land-based. PubMed and Google Scholar databases were used to find peer-reviewed and grey literature on community-based youth programs. The literature review was presented to parents, elders, and youth for discussion over several months in Results: Key themes included: self-esteem, physical activity, stress and coping, positive peer relationships, Inuit identity, mental health and well-being, and the effects of intergenerational trauma on youth in Nunavut. The model was implemented as a camp program in 6 pilots in 5 communities from to Data were collected before and after the camp. Results indicated that the program fostered physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual wellness among youth. Parent observations of participants included an improvement in behaviour and attitude, strong cultural pride, greater confidence in identity, and improved family and community relationships. Conclusion: Evidence-based, community-driven models for youth mental health interventions in the North hold promise.
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This project is about encouraging people to nominate Inuit community members who demonstrate healthy relationships, gender equality, and how to live free from violence. One of the ways you can support this campaign is to start a conversation about these important themes, and if possible provide them with some time and space to write their own nominations. It is also possible to identify a person together and create a collective nomination.
The Inuit , or Eskimo are aboriginal people who make their homes in the Arctic and subarctic regions of Siberia and North America. Inuit describes the various groups of indigenous peoples who live throughout Inuit Nunangat ,   that is the Inuvialuit Settlement Region of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut of Northern Canada , Nunavik in Quebec and Nunatsiavut in Labrador , as well as in Greenland. The term culture of the Inuit , therefore, refers primarily to these areas; however, parallels to other Eskimo groups can also be drawn. The traditional lifestyle of the Inuit is adapted to extreme climatic conditions; their essential skills for survival are hunting and trapping. Agriculture was never possible in the millions of square kilometres of tundra and icy coasts from Siberia to Northern America including Greenland. Therefore, hunting became the core of the culture and cultural history of the Inuit. They used harpoons, bows and arrows, and to take down animals of all sizes. Thus, the everyday life in modern Inuit settlements, established only some decades ago, still reflects the 5,year-long history of a hunting culture which allowed the Inuit peoples and their ancestors to achieve one of the most remarkable human accomplishments, the population of the Arctic. Europeans in North America used to refer to the Inuit as Eskimos, but the people consider that term pejorative. The primary reason some people consider Eskimo derogatory is the questionable but widespread perception     that in Algonquian languages it means "eaters of raw meat.
However her husband joined the church a few years after their marriage. Many Mormon girls place the cart before the horse. She went ahead a married a non member. That is a goal worth fighting for. So basically we were lies to for years. What she taught is different from what the essays admit happened. Not a Medscape Member.