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ᑐᑭᓯᓂᖅ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᕆᔭᓐᓂᒃ ᐱᔭᕆᐅᖅᓴᑲᓐᓂᕐᓂᕐᓗ


pilimmaksarniq / becoming skilled

understanding my skills and developing more skills

ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐊᑦᓱᕈᑎᖃᓪᓚᕆᑦᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐱᓕᒻᒪᒃᓴᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ.

ᑭᓇᒃᑯᓕᒫᑦᓯᐊᑦ ᓂᕆᐅᒋᔭᐅᕙᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐱᔭᕆᐅᕐᓂᐅᕆᐊᖏᑦ  ᐊᔾᔨᒌᙱᑦᑐᓂ ᐃᓅᑦᓯᐊᕐᓂᐊᕈᑎᒃ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᑦᓯᐊᕐᓗᑎᓪᓗ ᐊᓯᒥᓂᓪᓗ ᐃᑲᔪᕈᓐᓇᕐᓗᑎᒃ.  

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.

ᐱᔭᕆᐊᕆᐊᖃᖅᐸᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᓐᓇᓐᓂᐊᕈᑎᒃ: 

There were certain basic necessities for everyone to survive:

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ᓂᖅᓯᐅᕐᓂᖅ ᓂᕿᓕᕆᓂᕐᓗ

Cook and prepare foods


Being able to hunt

ᒥᖅᓱᓂᖅ ᑭᓪᓚᐃᔭᐃᓂᕐᓗ

Sew and mend clothing

ᐊᖏᕋᖃᖅᑎᑦᓯᓂᖅ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᓕᐅᕐᓂᕐᓗ

Find and make shelter

ᓴᓇᓗᑎᒃ ᐊᑐᖅᐸᓪᓗᑎᒃ

Make and use tools

ᓱᓇᓂᒃ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᖅᑭᑦ? 


ᖃᓄᖅ ᐃᓅᓯᓐᓂᖅ ᐱᔭᕆᐅᒃᑲᓐᓂᕈᒪᕕᑦ?  


ᖃᓄᖅ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᓂᖓ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᖃᕐᓂᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᒃ ᐃᑲᔪᕈᓐᓇᖅᑲ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᑎᒍᑦ?

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?

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