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Pinnguaq Association, a not-for-profit organization, incorporates STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) into unique learning applications that promote storytelling, health, wellness, and growth with rural and remote communities. At its core, Pinnguaq embraces diversity and creates opportunities in order to empower all people.

Pinnguaq, which means play in Inuktitut, was created in 2012 as a Pangnirtung, Nunavut-based technology startup with the goal of providing play experiences in Indigenous languages. Since then, the organization has embraced ways of incorporating play into applications that support a full learning life cycle.

1,000+ projects created1,000+projects created
3,000+ participants involved 3,000+participants involved
800+ instructors trained800+instructors trained

Our Team

Get to know us! Meet our staff and contributors. Our team works in communities across Ontario, Nunavut, Quebec, and British Columbia.

Our Supporters

We’re grateful to the companies, organizations, and people who appreciate the work we do and provide us with support. They make what we are doing possible.

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