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We are excited to announce UVAGUT INUIT

UVAGUT INUIT will transition I AM INUIT social media platforms to provide a space that will empower our people to share their own photos and stories.

In addition to sharing our rich life, culture and society with the world, UVAGUT INUIT will virtually connect our people across Inuit Nunaat (Alaska, Canada, Greenland and Chukotka).

All Inuit are encouraged to participate in UVAGUT INUIT by submitting their stories, photos and release form by email: uvagutinuit@iccalaska.org

Alaskan Inuit Youth Photography Training Opportunity!

Alaskan Inuit Youth Photography Training Opportunity!

Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) Alaska is seeking applications from youth, age 18-35, in North Slope, Northwest Arctic, Bering Strait and Yukon Kuskokwim region communities who are interested in photography and storytelling to receive training from a professional photographer.

The training will be held in a region community and is currently planned to be held during the summer months (June to August). Each training session will be for one week. The community training site and training dates will be set based on where the selected trainees are located. The timeline will also be flexible and dependent on the COVID-19 pandemic situation.

The training opportunity goal is to empower youth by providing basic equipment and training in photography to share photos and stories from their communities. All photos and stories will be shared on ICC’s UVAGUT INUIT, a social media platform that seeks to highlight the human dimension of the Arctic, educate the world about our culture and our way of life, and celebrate our culture and connection across the Circumpolar North.

Are you interested in photography and storytelling? Apply Today! The deadline to apply is April 15, 2022.

 Apply online at  iccalaska.org/uvagutinuit or email icc@iccalaska.org to request a paper application

Who is eligible to apply?

Alaskan Inuit (Inupiaq, Yup’ik, Cup’ik, St Lawrence Island Yupik)

From North Slope, Northwest Arctic, Bering Strait or Yukon Kuskokwim region communities

Ages 18-35

What will I receive?

Photography training from a professional photographer!

A digital camera and supplies for you to keep!

A $500 training stipend!

What will I have to do?

Commit to attending the full weeklong training

Submit at least 20 photos (and stories if applicable) to ICC Alaska to post on UVAGUT INUIT and for use in ICC’s work


Eilene Adams, Project Coordinator

eilene@iccalaska.org | 907-274-9058