Sharing a reflection prepared for McMaster Faculty of Science, as an invited feature for the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation September 30, 2022 For many Canadians, academic research is considered to involve progressive and innovative thinking. For many Inuit, the Indigenous peoples of the Canadian Arctic, research has been an extension of colonial policies… Read More
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StraightUpNorth is a site designed to share our team efforts and progress in community-engaged research for northern sustainability.
We are an interdisciplinary research group working to address northern community priorities, dedicated to learning from Indigenous knowledge and supporting Indigenous self-determination in research. Our cross-cultural research team is guided by northern community partners and protocols throughout all stages of a project. Our research aims to enhance societal and ecological well-being in ways that advance our understandings of human-environment interactions, benefit community partners, and contribute to policy and decision-making.
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YOPP Final Summit Montréal, Québec (August 29 – September 1, 2022) SUN Team members Natasha Mablick-Simonee, Natalie Carter, Andrew Arreak, and Katherine Wilson presented as part of a keynote panel “Sila qanuippa? (How’s the weather?)”. They shared their experiences with strengths and challenges for polar prediction products around Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet, Nunavut). They also called… Read More