United Voice of the Arctic

Founded in 1977 by the late Eben Hopson of Barrow, Alaska, the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) has flourished and grown into a major international non-government organization representing approximately 180,000 Inuit of Alaska, Canada, Greenland, and Chukotka (Russia).

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ICC Alaska

ICC Greenland

ICC Chukotka

ICC is the body that represents all Inuit from Alaska, Canada, Greenland, and Chukotka on matters of international importance.

Volunteers & Contributors

Inuit represented

Are you an Inuk artist with an interest in Inuinniq topics that spans the circumpolar globe?

Inuit Circumpolar Council is seeking Inuit artists who create art in the following areas: musicians, throat singers, drummers, rap, pop; Inuit clothing designers, seamstresses, fashion, street fashion, beadwork; food art, carvers and jewellers (eg using ivory, bone, soapstone, baleen); dancers, visual arts, basket weaving, filmmakers and every other medium that you use to create a statement!

Each month we will feature an Inuit artist on our podcast – Unikkaat / Circumpolar Waves with “Inuit Artist of the Month” podcasts dropping in January 2023!

The selected artist will receive a $5,000 bursary to further their art. Applicants will be reviewed by an all Inuit selection panel.

Deadline to apply is Friday December 16, 2022 with applications opening in November 2022.

Email icc@inuitcircumpolar.com to have the packed emailed or you can download the package here.

ICC News

ICC Press Release Post-COP27

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back – Gains and losses at COP 27 It took nearly two extra days, but this year’s UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, were saved by a landmark agreement to establish a Loss and Damage...

ICC Press Release: Inuit: Arctic climate change is now a global reality

November 7, 2022 – Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt- The Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) is in Egypt for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP27 for the next two weeks. COP27 sees one of the largest Inuit delegations attending an international...

Check out the “ICC Now” video to learn about our current activities.

Media & Reports

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Inuuluta Qanuigata

Being Healthy as Inuit

We are proud to present an ICC Video called Inuuluta Qanuigata / Being Healthy as Inuit.

Founder of ICC – Eben Hopson

Get in Touch

ICC Canada Office
75 Albert Street, Suite 1001
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 5E7

+1 613 563 2642
Email: icc@inuitcircumpolar.com