Inuit & First Nations Guiding Principles and Concepts

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Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit [IQ] [Inuit traditional knowledge]

 A person with the power to make decisions must exercise that power to serve the people to whom he or she is responsible; The obligation of guardianship or stewardship that a person may owe in relation to something that does not belong to the person; People who wish to resolve important matters or any differences of interest must treat each other with respect and discuss them in a meaningful way, keeping in mind that just because a person is silent does not necessarily mean he or she agrees; 

 Skills must be improved and maintained through experience and practice;

People must work together in harmony to achieve a common purpose;

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