AnânauKatiget Tumingit supports, promotes and enhances the well-being of Labrador Inuit women who are beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement regardless of their place of residence. AnânauKatiget Tumingit consults with Labrador Inuit Women and ensures that they are heard by all levels of government.
Labrador Inuit women are respected, valued and have the opportunity to be engaged in all aspects of society.
- To advise the Minister on issues relating to the status of Inuit women that the minister may refer to the Assembly for consideration;
- To review policies and legislation affecting women and to report its findings to the relevant government departments or agencies;
- To provide assistance to the Minister in promoting changes to ensure the attainment of equality of women;
- To increase public awareness of issues affecting Labrador Inuit women;
- To promote a change in attitudes within the community in order that women may enjoy equality of opportunity;
- To encourage discussion and expression of opinion by women of Nunatsiavut, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, North West River and the Canadian Constituency on issues affecting the Labrador Inuit Women;
- To provide leadership and support in engaging women and communities to establish a network of women’s groups in Nunatsiavut communities, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, North West River and;
- To provide the appropriate assistance to local groups whose objectives promote the equality of women.
Our mandate is accomplished through partnerships, organizations and all levels of government.
- To provide an opportunity for Labrador Inuit Women to connect in a supportive environment to express our views, share experiences and discover strengths;
- To be a voice of Labrador Inuit Women, including in urban communities where Aboriginal voices are often stifled;
- To share our priorities with different levels of government;
- To hold workshops on issues of importance to Labrador Inuit Women such as family violence;
- To look for funding for communities to support women’s issues and;
- To keep our culture strong so that Labrador Inuit Women do not forget about our values and where we came from.