‘Honouring and humbling’: Award winners celebrate Arctic Inspiration Prize recognition – National Observer

February 10th 2023

The 11th annual Arctic Inspiration Prize was awarded at a ceremony in Ottawa celebrating Indigenous excellence, resilience and innovation, with $3 million in funding presented to community organizations.

The Arctic laureates were spread across three categories. In total, more than seven projects dedicated to mental health, youth education and Indigenous history, among other topics, received funding to increase their capacity and develop their reach across the territories.

Porter Creek Secondary School in Whitehorse, Yukon, was named a youth laureate during the ceremony and awarded $500,000 to develop the N’’tsaÜw Chu’ Kedts’edán Kù Traditional Camp, which will create an in-depth program to help students learn ancestral knowledge while receiving their education in Whitehorse.

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