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Te(a)ch

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te(a)ch aims to offer STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineerings, Arts, and Mathematics) learning opportunities to people in underserved northern communities across Canada.

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Computers For Success Nunavut

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Computers for Success Nunavut (CFSN) delivers hundreds of computers to communities across Nunavut every year, through the national program Computers for Success (CFS).

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Singuistics is a natural way to immerse yourself in Indigenous language and culture.
Learn traditional and original songs in a fun, three-step program alongside illustrations created by Indigenous artists.

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Health NU is a mobile app created by Pinnguaq in partnership with Qaujigiartiit Health Research Centre. The goal of the app is to amplify the voices of Nunavummiut to welcome and orient new members of the health care workforce.

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Uqalimaarluk (Read To Me) is an Inuktitut storytelling app. Developed with the Nunavut Literacy Council, Uqalimaarluk makes available books in Inuktitut to promote literacy and encourage reading.

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Pinnguaq developed Inuktitube as a way to give back to the community. The website is an attempt to centralize Inuktitut content, by aggregating and collecting videos from Vimeo and YouTube platforms.

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Art Alive is an interactive experience that provides users a with chance to delve deeply into culture, history and art. Pinnguaq animates existing pieces of art and photographs, or digitally recreates cultural items, to allow users to interact, learn, and have fun with them in a new way.

Honour Water is a singing game for mobile developed by Pinnguaq with art and design by Elizabeth LaPensée. Songs are by Anishinaabe elders and Sharon Day sung by the Oshkii Giizhik Singers pass on teachings about water in Anishinaabemowin.

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The Atii Game Show is a series of mini-games, each with a focus on fun and a message around healthy eating and physical and emotional well being.

An extension created by Pinnguaq that will automatically replace any Inuktitut syllabics with Roman orthography on websites visited. Inuktitut syllabics were adapted from Cree syllabics in order to translate the bible, and over time, became the dominant form of writing for Inuit people.

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Publisher: Hemisphere Games

This 2010 iPad Game of the Year is available on iOS and Android in Inuktitut. The localization was completed by the contribution of 70+ Nunavummiut when Pinnguaq crowd sourced the translation through a unique software engine.

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Publisher: bravemule

Localized in 2015 after a successful Kickstarter, Beneath Floes is a beautiful piece of interactive fiction available in Inuktitut, English and in the very near future, Anishanaabemowin.

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Publisher: Untame Games

An award-winning anti-platformer where destruction is the only way to move. Mold yourself into any form by destroying your cells, and traverse a devastated landscape filled with brain-twisting puzzles and bizarre mutations.

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Publisher: Ludosity

Adventuress Ittle Dew and her sidekick Tippsie crash onto a strange island, filled with loot and mysterious inhabitants. It quickly dawns on the duo that this might become their biggest adventure yet. Inuktitut translation released by Pinnguaq and Ludocity in 2014.

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Publisher: Robot Turtles LLC

A staple of the te(a)ch program, Robot Turtles is the “game for little programmers” that Pinnguaq uses frequently to train kids across Nunavut in the basics of programming. We took some time to translate the manual into Inuktitut.

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