What a great experience at Inuit Studies in Montreal. There were so many excellent keynotes and sessions. I had the honour of co-presenting with Lucassie Arragutainaq of the Sanikiluaq Hunters and Trappers Association. Together we spoke about the legacy of collaborative science to protect their lands, and on our current work to understand Inuit knowledge … Continue reading 21st Inuit Studies Studies Conference in Montreal
“Creating a protected area for the Belcher Islands will have a big impact for our community, hunters and youth” – Lucassie Arragutainaq, Sanikiluaq Hunters and Trappers Association Read more in Nunatsiaq News online: Sanikiluaq conservation efforts get big boost from $5.5M grant
2018 reports on collaborative analysis workshops in Kuujjuaraapik, Umiujaq, Inukjuak and Sanikiluaq in English and Inuktitut have been posted on the project webpage: https://sheremata.wordpress.com/projects/
The Arctic Science Summit Week 2019 was held from May 22-29 at the Northern (Arctic) Federal University and Northern State Medical University, Russia, Arkhangelsk. As an incoming IASC fellow, I was able to attend IASC meetings, the Social & Human Working Group business meetings, and the Indigenous Inclusion Action Group meeting. I was also able to … Continue reading ASSW 2019 in Arkhangelsk, Russia
Thank you PEO International for supporting my dissertation work, and Alexa Battler of UTSC News for writing wonderful this piece on the award and our work!
I am really honoured to be joining the International Arctic Science Committee’s team of incoming fellows in 2019. Thank you to the Social & Human Working Group and to IASC for this amazing opportunity! See more at: https://iasc.info/capacity-building/fellowship/iasc-fellows
All of us who are supervised and co-supervised by Dr. Gita Ljubicic were thrilled to be given the chance to present her with the APECS-ASA Mentor Award at the ArcticNet ASM 2018 in Ottawa last week. Her longtime collaborators, Theo Ikummaq, of Igloolik, Nunavut, and Simon Okapakok, of Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, presented the award on … Continue reading Congratulations Dr. Ljubicic on being the APECS-ASA 2018 Mentor Award Recipient
Earlier this year our work was featured in Canadian Geographic’s Polar Blog online, and in the March/April print issue. I was interviewed by Polar Knowledge Canada’s John Bennett. Thanks to Canadian Geographic for providing this opportunity to discus the longstanding effects of environmental change in eastern Hudson Bay. To see the article, follow this link: https://www.canadiangeographic.ca/article/how-changing-sea-ice-also-changing-lives-north