Join us for a captivating afternoon about life in the Arctic, including talks, a film screening and gallery tours. The event provides an unique opportunity to hear from Naulaq Ledrew, an Inuk elder who is currently visiting the UK.
15:00 - 15:15 Arrival
15:15 – 15:30 Claire Warrior, Senior Exhibitions Interpretation Curator, on the curation of the Polar Worlds Gallery at the National Maritime Museum
15:30 - 16:00 Screening of ‘If The Weather Permits’
16:00 - 16:45 Naulaq Le Drew, on life in the Arctic
16:45 – 17:00 Refreshments
17:00 – 18:00 Visit to the Polar Worlds Gallery
Naulaq Ledrew, originally from Apex Hill (Nunavut, Canadian Arctic), is an Inuk artist working in traditional crafts, drumming, throat singing, and seal skin sewing. She is also an activist that advocates for Indigenous culture and Inuit well-being. Naulaq is actively working with the urban Inuit community in Toronto and has been elected as the Inuit Community Knowledge Keeper.