Bannock and Belonging

Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre (enter at 290 Lisgar Street)

June 29, 2023

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Learn about, prepare and share bannock together!

Join Elder Zippie Nochasak and curator, historian and sewer Augatnaaq Eccles for an afternoon of sharing stories, recipes and making bannock! While its cultural and political significance constantly evolves, bannock (or “palauga” as it is known among many Inuit communities) has been a beloved food staple for generations.  

 Sharing bannock provides comfort and fosters a sense of community, and so we invite you to this unique event where you can learn about, prepare and taste an array of delectable ways this cherished dish can be enjoyed. 

Admission is free and everyone is welcome! Bannock, drinks and light refreshments will be provided.

Bannock and Belonging” is generously supported by Inuit Futures in Arts Leadership: The Pilimmaksarniq / Pijariuqsarniq Project. 

Access CDCC is a fully accessible space with an elevator and barrier-free washrooms. The Para Transpo drop-off and an entrance with ramps are located on the 290 Lisgar Street side of the building.  

Parking Paid parking is available in CDCC’s Lisgar Street parking lot and on nearby streets. More information is available here.


Augatnaaq Eccles (@augatnaaqdesigns) is an historian and seamstress from Rankin Inlet, NU. A recent graduate of Carleton University, Augatnaaq’s works are primarily inspired by the parkas her anaanatsiaq lovingly made for her and her siblings.  

Zippie Nochasak, is the new Language Keeper-in-Residence for Inuit Futures. Zippie is from Nain, Labrador (Nunatsiavut.) She is a former Minister of Lands and Natural Resources and a former Minister of Status of Women for the Nunatsiavut Government. 

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