Survival on Land and Ice

Survival on Land and Ice: Training Day October 21, 2017

The Iqaluit Action Lab is hosting a training day on Saturday October 21, 2017 from 10am-4pm focusing on survival on land and ice. The training will be led by Solomon Awa, Simon Nattaq, and Jetaloo Kakkee, and is offered for free to the public at the Anglican Parish Hall in Iqaluit. The training will provide information about how to survive on the land and ice, and will include learning about cloud formations, snow conditions, landmarks, navigation using stars and snow, what to include in your survival kit, how to start a fire using a flint, and getting noticed when you are lost. “Have you ever considered learning survival skills on the land and ice? Here is your chance: we may think we know, but there is more to learn,” says Solomon Awa. This in an interactive training day that will take place in Inuktitut and English. Training materials will be supplied in Inuktitut, English and French. No registration is required.

These workshops are a part of Canada150 celebrations, thanks to funding from the Government of Canada. For more information, contact 222-0442, email iqaluitactionlab@gmail.com, see www.canada150iqaluit.com or visit our pages on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.