Media Invitation - A fundraising event honouring and celebrating Nunavik - Avataq rallies the business community in support of Inuit language and culture

MONTREAL, Dec. 4, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Avataq Cultural Institute is inviting media representatives to its first fundraiser, tomorrow, on December 5th in Montréal. In attendance will be top Nunavik policy makers, business people and the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Élizabeth Larouche. Time honoured traditions and modernity come together through performances by Elisapie Isaac, Akinesie Sivuaraapik, Taqralik Partridge.

Date:   Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Time:   As of 5 p.m.
Place:   Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
  1380, Sherbrooke Street West
  Montréal (Québec) H3G 1J5

Since 1980, the Avataq Cultural Institute has been working to protect the language and promote the culture and identity of the Inuit people of Nunavik (Northern Québec) so that future generations can thrive from the rich heritage passed down by their ancestors. The Institute is a nonprofit organization mandated by Nunavik's Elders' Conference whose Board of Directors.

For security purposes, please confirm your attendance to Kitty Gordon and Marie-Hélène Caron whose contact information is given below.

SOURCE: AVATAQ

For further information:

Kitty Gordon
Communication Agent
Makivik Corporation
kgordon@makivik.org

Marie-Hélène Caron
Associate
NATIONAL Public Relations
mhcaron@national.ca
C. 418 905-1193