We give you Wings!

Inuit artists in Ottawa are welcome to meet, sew, talk, eat country food and create together. Inuit artists throughout Inuit Nunanga are welcome to join us virtually.

Connections & Discussions with Elders

Isaruit Arts for Life, Artists' Consultation,
National Indigenous Peoples' Day,
Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 1pm - 3pm

Jeannie Manning will be available for this session of Isaruit Arts for Life to interpret as needed from Inuktitut to English, in honor of National Indigenous Peoples' Day.

We Work Together!

Do you have questions about how to set up your Facebook or Online arts business properly?

Isaruit Arts is providing arts business appointments with John Houston who works with us as a consultant.
(courtesy of Adventure Canada)

Isaruit Arts for Life, Inuit Elders' Consultation

August 9, 2022
Adapting to Change: Asirupalianimi Atugsarniq

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In the News…

Current Events

Inuit Artists' Meet and Mentor Conference
Wednesday & Thursday Sept 22-23, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm. Register by email: iwsdataclerk@gmail.com to attend virtually by Zoom.

Isaruit Showcase and Website Launch
4:30 - 7:00 pm, Thursday, September 23, at Room #206, 815 St. Laurent Blvd. Please make reservations to attend, either in person or virtually by Zoom. Email iwsdataclerk@gmail.com.

Employment Opportunities

Part-Time Screener

Part-Time Screener position at Isaruit is open.  The screener will welcome people to the Isaruit shop at #117, 815 St. Laurent and help them sign in, and will assist Sewing & Shop Program Coordinators to manage and clean the space at room #117. The Screener will...

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Part Time Shop Instructors

Part-Time Shop Instructors needed.  Two part-time employees working 15 hours per week @ $20 per hour will be hired by Isaruit Inuit Arts. The Instructors will show shop participants how to make Inuit tools and other cultural items in the shop at Room # 117, 815...

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Isaruit Inuit Arts – Interviewer Position

Isaruit is hiring an interviewer to interview Inuit artists living in the Ottawa area.  This is a casual position. Starting at $21 per hour. 5 hours of paid training to be provided.  Requirements:  good English and Inuktitut speaking and reading skills, a phone (we can provide a calling and data plan), & basic computer skills . An interest in visual and/or sewing arts is an asset.  For more information or to apply , call or text Beverly Illauq at 613 298 6209 . Closing date: Ongoing

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For more information or to apply, call or text Beverly Illauq at 613 298 6209

Volunteer Opportunities

For Inuit in Ottawa, ISARUIT is a place of welcome where things are done in an Inuit way…sewing, crafts, designing, eating & talking together


About 3000 Inuit in Ottawa, sewing and creating

“Coming here and hearing people speak my language, it’s so amazing because I don’t hear that often,” she said, carefully adding beads to a black and turquoise flower. I love the stories that they tell. That’s my favourite part.”

- Grace Salomonie


Inuit women, men and youths in the Ottawa area, from all areas of Inuit Nunanga in Canada

We’d love to hear from you