This year’s Make Peace with Winter Conference Organizing Committee is very excited to be welcoming Phillip Comeau and Mikka Komaksiutiksak as our Keynote Presenters.
Phil and Mikka will be sharing stories from the north, discussing food, art and culture, and leading us in some throatsinging and a variety games.
Phillip Comeau is the National Youth Ambassador of the National Urban Inuit Youth Council. Born in Iqaluit Nunavut he has been moving around Canada his whole life. He currently lives in Ottawa Ontario. Phillip works for Tungasuvvingat Inuit as the Education Coordinator.
Mikka Komaksiutiksak is the Vice President of the National Urban Inuit Youth Council. She is originally from Rankin Inlet Nunavut but has been living in Ottawa. She is a sociology student at Carleton University who loves to throatsing. She is one of the founding members of Torontomiuttaujugut. She is currently working at Tungasuvvingat Inuit as the Early Childhood Development Coordinator.