November 8, 2017 (Iqaluit, NU) –The Iqaluit Action Lab is hosting two survival training activities in November. These training activities will provide information about how to survive on the land and ice, and will be taught by local hunters and Elders.
First, on Sunday November 12 from 1-4pm, there will be an outdoor training session for igloo and fire-starting led by Solomon Awa and Simon Nattaq. Pre-registration is required for this activity. This training will be limited to 15 adults. People can register by emailing email@example.com or texting 222-0442.
Second, on Saturday November 18 from 10am-4pm at the Anglican Parish Hall, there will be an indoor survival training session focusing on navigation and weather prediction led by Solomon Awa, Simon Nattaq, and Jetaloo Kakkee. This in an interactive training day that will take place in Inuktitut with English interpretation. No registration is required for this activity, and everyone is welcome.
Both activities are offered for free because these activities are a part of Canada150 celebrations, with funding from the Government of Canada.