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Highlights from the Inuit Studies Conference 2016

The 20th Biennial Inuit Studies Conference runs Oct. 7-10 in St. John's.

Conference taking place Oct. 7-10 throughout St. John's

Bowdoin College's Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum shared this photo of a child learning how to scrape seal skin. ( )

The 20th Biennial Inuit Studies Conference, running Oct. 7 to 10 at Memorial University and other areas in St. John's, is co-hosted by MUN and the Nunatsiavut government.

Have a look at some of the sights and sounds from around the conference below:

Latonia Hartery captioned this photo of throat singers with the words "Inspiring women. Inspiring voices." (
The Nain Moravian Brass Band performed performed at St. Andrew's Church as part of the Inuit Studies Conference. (
iNuit blanche, an outdoor nighttime party, put the spotlight on Inuit talent Saturday night. (
Heather Campbell and her interactive painting project at iNuit Blanche. ( )
iNuit blanche included snacks and cocktails. (Francesca Swann/CBC)
Peter Cowan took this shot, calling it an elegant way to serve smoked char. (Peter Cowan/CBC)
Footwear on display at the Inuit Studies Conference. (Alyson Samson/CBC)
Julie-Ann is wearing a silapaak, which is worn on special occasions. (Alyson Samson/CBC)
A sealskin workshop during iNuit blanche. (