Madeleine Aasivak

Madeleine Aasivak


painting, photography

Artistic Community:

Panniqtuuq (Pangnirtung), NU

Date of Birth:

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08 March 1965


Madeleine Aasivak Qumuatuk was born in Pangnirtung, NU, where she continues to reside. A painter and photographer, she exhibits her work at festivals. In 2014, one of her photos won the Nunavut Tunngavik photo of the month contest. She has previously served as Acting President of the Nunavut Status of Women Council and now continues to work in government. Qumuatuk is an adviser to Parks Canada on Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit (IQ), traditional Inuit knowledge and values.


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Title Year Author
Nunavut Status of Women Council Takes Root: Chairperson Says Better Communication with Government Needed November 30, 2001 Miriam Hill
Re Katie’s Adoption 1997 Dorothy Eber

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February 23, 2018 Created By: Lera Kotsyuba