We are excited to share the great work Natasha Simonee and Jayko Alooloo are doing in Mittimatalik, creating tailored forecasts to meet community needs! Sila Qanuippa? (How’s the Weather?): Integrating Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit and Environmental Forecasting Products to Support Travel Safety around Pond Inlet, Nunavut, in a Changing Climate (article in Weather, Climate and Society, 2021,… 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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Welcome back to Charlotte Buttle! In Fall 2020, Charlotte worked with Gita Ljubicic to complete her Independent Study Exploring how the Social Determinants of Inuit Health are addressed through Community-led Programming in Nunavut. Her interest in food security challenges in Nunavut continued to grow through that research, and now she is back for summer 2021 having secured a McMaster Undergraduate… Read More
Congratulations Katherine Wilson on your new position as Director of Knowledge Co-Production for SmartICE! What a great opportunity to continue and expand the work you’ve been doing on Sea-Ice Safety in Mittimatalik. Read more at: https://twitter.com/SmartICE_Arctic/status/1417167544159555586?s=20