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Shirley Tagalik

Retired Educator

Shirley Tagalik is a retired educator living in Arviat, Nunavut. She has worked at all levels in the early childcare and school system and has lead the curriculum division of the Nunavut Department of Education for 10 years. She is an active researcher in the areas of education, child development, language development, youth engagement, youth suicide prevention, determinants of health, healing and cultural revitalization. For the past 20 years she has been actively working with Inuit Elders to document their cultural knowledge, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit.