ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᖅᑏᑦ ᑭᒡᒐᖅᑐᐃᔨᖏᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖏᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒦᑦᑐᑦ
2003-ᒥᓂᑦ, ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᖅᑏᑦ ᑭᒡᒐᖅᑐᐃᔨᖏᑕ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᒃᑯᖏᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖃᖅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᒪᑎᑦᑎᓂᐊᖅᑐᑎᑦ ᐱᔨᑦᑎᕋᕈᑎᑎᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᑎᑎᖅᑐᒐᐅᔭᖅᑎᓂᒃ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᑉ ᓄᓇᖏᓐᓂ, ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑐᖅᑕᐅᓪᓗᑕ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐱᖅᑯᓯᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᓐᓂ, ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᑦ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᖅᑎᓄᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᒐᕙᒪᒃᑯᖏᓐᓄᑦ. 2005-ᒥ, ᐋᖅᑮᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᕗᒍᑦ ᑭᒡᒐᖅᑐᐃᔨᓂᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᓪᓚᕝᕕᐅᑲᐃᓐᓇᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᔫᑳᓂᒥ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᕈᑎᖃᕋᓱᐊᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᒍᑦ ᑐᑭᓯᑎᑦᑎᒐᓱᐊᖅᑐᑕ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐱᔨᑦᑎᕐᓗᑕ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᑉ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᖅᑎᖏᓐᓄ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑕᐅᒍᓐᓇᙱᑦᑐᓄᑦ ᐱᕚᓪᓕᕈᑎᖃᖅᐸᓪᓕᐊᖁᓪᓗᒋᑦ. ᐋᖅᑭᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᒍᑦ ᒥᑭᔪᒥᒃ ᐅᖃᓕᒫᒐᖃᕐᕕᒻᒥ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᑉ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᖅᑎᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᓄᑖᕐᓂ ᐊᓪᓚᕝᕕᑎᓐᓂ, ᐱᑕᖃᖅᑐᓂᓗ ᑐᓴᖅᑎᑦᑎᒍᑎᑦ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᓯᒪᓂᖏᓐᓂ, ᓴᖅᑭᑕᐅᕙᑦᑐᓂᓗ ᑎᑎᖅᑲᓂ ᓇᒻᒥᓂᖃᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᒐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥᒃ, ᓴᖅᑭᔮᖅᑎᒐᒃᓴᓂᒃ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᔾᔪᑏᑦ ᒥᒃᓵᓄᑦ. ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᑕᑯᔭᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᒐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖏᑕ ᐊᓪᓚᕝᕕᖓᓂ ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓂ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᒐᖃᕐᕕᒃ 204 ᕙᐃᑦᕼᐅᐊᔅᒥ.
ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᔪᖅ ᑲᒪᒋᔭᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ, ᑭᒡᒐᖅᑐᐃᔨᕗᑦ ᓄᓴᕗᒻᒥ ᐳᓛᕆᐊᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓄᑦ, ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒧᑦ, ᖃᒪᓂ’ᑐᐊᕐᒧᑦ, ᐊᕐᕕᐊᓄ, ᒥᑦᑎᒪᑕᓕᒻᒧᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓴᓂᑭᓗᐊᕐᒧᑦ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖃᕆᐊᖅᑐᖅᑐᑎᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᖅᑏᑦ ᑭᒡᒐᖅᑐᐃᔨᖏᑕ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᒃᑯᖏᑕ ᒥᒃᓵᓄᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᓴᓇᙳᖓᖅᑎᓄᑦ ᑕᐃᑲᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᓐᓂᒥᐅᑕᐅᔪᓂᒃ. ᐊᔾᔨᐸᓗᐊᓗ, ᑭᒡᒐᖅᑐᐃᔨᐅᔪᑦ ᔫᑳᓂᒥ ᐅᖃᖃᑎᖃᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᑎᑦ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᖅᑎᓂᒃ ᕙᐃᑦᕼᐅᐊᔅᒥ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑖᓴᓐ ᓄᓇᓕᐸᐅᔭᖓᓂᒃ ᔫᑳᓂᒥ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗᑦᑕᐅᖅ ᐃᓅᕕᒻᒥ, ᓄᓇᑦᓯᐊᕐᒥ. 2006-ᒥ, VNL-ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᖅᑏᑦ ᑭᒡᒐᖅᑐᐃᔨᖏᑕ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖏᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᑎᑦᑎᖃᑦᑕᓕᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᑐᑭᓯᑎᑦᑎᒋᐊᖅᑐᑎᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᓪᓗᑎᑦ ᓛᕕᑐᐊᕆᒥ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᒃᓴᖓᓂ ᓯᕗᓂᑦᑎᓐᓂ. ᐸᕐᓇᐸᓪᓕᐊᕗᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᓛᕐᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᑉ ᐊᕕᑦᑐᖅᓯᒪᔪᖏᓐᓂ.
2006-ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ, ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᖅᑏᑦ ᑭᒡᒐᖅᑐᐃᔨᖏᑕ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᖏᑦ ᑐᑭᓯᒋᐊᕈᑎᖏᑦ ᑎᑎᖅᑲᖏᑦ ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑑᓕᖅᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᕗᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᐅᓪᓚᖅᑎᑕᐅᓪᓗᑎᑦ ᓄᓇᕘᒥ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᖅᑏᑦ ᑕᑯᒃᓴᐅᑎᑦᑎᓂᖏᑦ, ᓈᑲᒃᑯᓐᓄᑦ ᑲᒪᒋᔭᐅᔪᖅ. ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᑐᓴᒐᒃᓴᐃᑦ ᐱᖃᓯᐅᔾᔨᕗᑦ ᑐᑭᓯᒋᐊᕈᑎᓂᒃ CARFAC-ᒃᑯᓐᓂ, ᓇᒻᒥᓂᕆᔭᐅᔪᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓇᒻᒥᓂᕆᔭᐅᔪᑦ ᓄᐊᑕᐅᓯᒪᓂᖏᑦ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐅᖃᐅᓰᑦ ᓇᒻᒥᓂᖃᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᒐᖃᕐᕕᒻᒥ, ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᓪᓗᑎᑦ ᖃᕋᓴᐅᔭᒃᑯᑦ.
CARFAC in the North
Since 2003, CARFAC has been working to offer our services for artists living in northern communities, with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage, the Canada Council for the Arts, and the Government of Nunavut. In 2005, we established representatives and temporary offices in Nunavut and the Yukon, and the goal was to provide information and services to northern artists where there is little assistance for professional development. We set up small resource libraries that were accessible to northern artists in our new offices, which included copies of our Advisory Notes, publications on the business side of art, presentation materials, and general membership information. These materials are still accessible at the Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association (NACA) office in Iqaluit, and Studio 204 in Whitehorse.
Throughout the project, our representatives in Nunavut visited Iqaluit, Rankin Inlet, Baker Lake, Arviat, Pond Inlet and Sanikiluaq to talk about CARFAC with Inuit artists living in these regions. Similarly, representatives in the Yukon spoke with artists in Whitehorse and Dawson City in the Yukon, as well as Inuvik, in the North West Territories. In 2006, VANL-CARFAC began delivering information sessions and workshops in Labrador, and will offer further programming in the future. Plans are also underway to deliver workshops in the northern territories.
In 2006, a number of CARFAC’s materials were translated into Inuktitut and were distributed at the Nunavut Arts Festival, hosted by NACA. These materials include information about CARFAC, copyright and copyright collectives, and topics on the business side of art, which are available here for download.