21st Inuit Studies Studies Conference in Montreal

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

Congratulations to Sanikiluaq for this milestone in securing funds to establish “Qikiqtait”, a proposed marine protected area in eastern Hudson Bay

“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

ASSW 2019 in Arkhangelsk, Russia

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

Congratulations Dr. Ljubicic on being the APECS-ASA 2018 Mentor Award Recipient

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

Our work featured in Canadian Geographic!

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

ArcticNet 2017 – Sharing our research, ITK Awards, and Jerry Cans

It was a wonderful opportunity to be able to present on our collaboration together with Perty Tookalook at Arctic Net in Quebec City this year. We discussed preliminary results from 2017 interviews in Umiujaq, and why this project is important to Perty’s community. Perty and I also had the chance to talk about the project Continue reading ArcticNet 2017 – Sharing our research, ITK Awards, and Jerry Cans