Activity 2

pilimmaksarniq / becoming skilled

understanding my skills and developing more skills

Inuit put a great emphasis on pilimmaksarniq.

Everyone was expected to become capable in various areas in order to live well and to be able to help others live well.

There were certain basic necessities for everyone to survive:

What skills do you have now?

What are the areas of your life where you want to become more skilled?

How can having these skills help you cope financially?

Financial Literacy Activities Funded by the Government of Nunavut Department of Family Services. Content and design produced by the Aqqiumavvik Society (Arviat).