The resurrection of inuit tattoo
ᐊᒥᓱᓂᒃ ᐃᓕᖅᖁᓯᖃᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᒥᓱᓂᓪᓗ ᐊᓯᐅᔨᓯᒪᓕᕐᓱᑎ ᖃᓪᓗᓈᓄᑦ ᑎᑭᑕᐅᑐᐊᕋᒥ ᓯᕗᓕᕕᓂᕗᑦ ᐃᓕᖅᖁᓯᒥᓂᒃ ᐱᐅᓯᑐᖃᕐᒥᓂᒃᓗ ᐊᒥᓱᓂ ᐊᓯᐅᔨᓯᒪᒻᒪᑕ ᑲᕙᒪᒃᑯᓄᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᑕᐅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ,
ᑌᒣᑦᑑᓯᒪᑦᓱᑎ ᑭᓇᐅᓂᕐᒥᓂᒃ ᐊᓯᐅᔨᓯᒪᑦᓱᑎᒃ ᐃᓅᓯᕐᒥ ᐊᕐᓱᕈᕐᓇᑐᒃᑰᖃᑦᑕᒪᑕ ᐱᓗᐊᕐᑐᒥᒃ ᐅᕕᒃᑳᐱᓐᓂᒃ ᐊᓯᐅᔨᖃᑦᑕᕋᑦᑕ
ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐋᖓᔮᕐᓇᑐᐃᑦ ᐃᒥᐊᓗᖃᑦᑕᓃᑦ ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᐊᖏᔪᓪᓚᕆᐅᑦᓱᑎᒃ ᓄᓇᓕᑦᑎᓂ ᓄᓇᕕᒻᒥᓗ ᑭᓇᐅᓂᑦᑎᓂᒃ ᐅᑎᕐᑎᓯᕙᓪᓕᐊᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᕗᑦ ᑖᓐᓇ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᐅᒻᒥᒪᑦ
ᐃᓚᒌᑦᔪᓯᒋᖃᑦᑕᓯᒪᔭᖏᑦ ᓯᕗᓕᕕᓂᑦᑕ ᑲᒪᒋᐅᑎᑦᓯᐊᓱᑎᒃ ᐅᑎᕐᑎᒋᐊᓪᓚᕆᐊᖃᕋᑦᑎᒍ ᑖᓐᓇ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᖃᑕᐅᒻᒪᑦ ᑭᓇᐅᓂᕐᒥᓂᒃᖃᐅᔨᒪᓂᖅ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᓂᕐᒥᓂᓪᓗ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᐅᓂᐅᑦᓱᓂᓗ ᐊᓯᒐᓗᐊᑦᑎᓄ ᑌᒣᑦᑑᓂᕐᒪᑦ ᐅᑎᕐᑎᑕᐅᕙᓪᓕᐊᒐᓱᐊᕐᓂᖓ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᐅᓂᖓᑕᐱᐅᒋᔭᕋ.
There were many culture and they have lost many of them, when Caucasian arrived to our ancestors, they lost their many cultures and traditions, it was the controlled of the Government.
They had to go through to the point where they lost who they are, going through hardship journey especially when lost many of our wonderful youth.
And the use of drugs and alcohol are high in our community and region (Nunavik), we are the one that needs to step up and slowly return it is also important.
We need to return which our ancestor had always taken care of its family well because this is one of tools of knowing who they are including their abilities and this is also a sign of being known by others, the fact of returning of a culture is important and I like it.
Lucy Qalingo, principal, Iguarsivik school, Puvirnituq, Nunavik