Who We Are
As a young population that is a majority, education is definitely a priority… And also ensuring culture and language education is included in that theme.
The Arctic Rose Foundation (ARF) is a registered Canadian charity (CRA# 800801879RR0001). Founded by Inuk singer/songwriter Susan Aglukark, the purpose of the ARF is to nurture Northern Indigenous Children and Youth in their efforts to engage all aspects of their lives.
Through program development and partnerships, the Foundation creates culturally, emotionally, spiritually and physically safe spaces and programs to engage Northern children and youth in healthy and meaningful ways. When a need is identified, and a program does not exist, the ARF will develop one with the assistance and participation of respective communities and local northern children and youth.
To provide and support culturally appropriate programs and research that supports and nurtures the health and wellbeing of Northern Inuit/Indigenous Children and Youth.
Ensure Northern Inuit/Indigenous Children and Youth and their families have emotionally, spiritually and physically safe spaces and programs that engage them in their culture in healthy and meaningful ways.
200 North Service Road West, Unit 1, Suite 355, Oakville, ON, L6M 2Y1
The Arctic Rose Foundation is a charitable organization that was founded by Susan Aglukark in 2012 and officially designated as a registered charity in 2016. The mission of The Arctic Rose Foundation is to instill hope for Northern Inuit, First Nations and Metis children, youth and their families through the creation of physically, emotionally, mentally, culturally safe places and the provision of holistic, adaptable programming that engages, nurtures and supports them in healthy and meaningful ways.