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Kinngait (Cape Dorset)

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Qikiqtani Inuit Association – About Kinngait

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Copies of the documents below, as well as interview and sea ice trip recordings, are available locally at the Community Learning Centre for community access and use.



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Kelley, K. A., and Ljubicic, G. J.  2012. Policies and practicalities of shipping in arctic waters: Inuit perspectives from Cape Dorset, Nunavut.  Polar Geography, 35, 1: 19-49. (

Grimwood, B. S. R., Doubleday, N. C., Ljubicic, G. J., Donaldson, S. G., and Blangy, S.  2012. Engaged acclimatization: Towards responsible community-based participatory research in Nunavut.  The Canadian Geographer, 56, 2: 211-230. (

Laidler, G. J., Hirose, T., Kapfer, M., Ikummaq, T., Joamie, E., and Elee, P.  2011. Evaluating the Floe Edge Service: How well can SAR imagery address Inuit community concerns around sea ice change and travel safety?  The Canadian Geographer, 55, 1: 91-107. (

Laidler, G. J., Elee, P., Ikummaq, T., Joamie, E., and Aporta, C. 2010.  Mapping Sea-Ice Knowledge, Use, and Change in Nunavut, Canada (Cape Dorset, Igloolik, Pangnirtung).  In: Krupnik, I., Aporta, C., Gearheard, S.,Laidler, G. J., and Kielsen-Holm, L. (eds.).  SIKU: Knowing Our Ice, Documenting Inuit Sea-Ice Knowledge and Use.  Dordrecht: Springer. pp. 45-80.

Pearce, T., Ford, J., Laidler, G., Smit, B., Duerden, F., Allarut, M., Andrachuk, M., Baryluk, S., Dialla, A., Elee, P., Goose, A., Ikummaq, T., Joamie, E., Kataoyak, F., Loring, E., Meakin, S., Nickels, S., Scott, A., Shappa, K., Shirley, J., and Wandel, J. 2009. Community Collaboration and Climate Change Research in the Canadian Arctic.  Polar Research, 28: 10-27. (

Laidler, G. J. and Elee, P. 2008.  Human geographies of sea ice: freeze/thaw processes around Cape Dorset, Nunavut, Canada.  Polar Record, 44, 228: 51-76. (

Laidler, G. J. and Elee, P. 2006.  Sea ice processes and change: exposure and risk in Cape Dorset, Nunavut. In: Riewe, R. and Oakes, J. (eds.) Climate Change: Linking Traditional and Scientific Knowledge.  Winnipeg and Québec City: University of Manitoba Aboriginal Issues Press and ArcticNet. pp. 155-175.


Kelley, K. E. [MA thesis, 2009]  Policies and Practicalities of Shipping in Changing Ice Conditions: A case study from Cape Dorset, Nunavut. (Carleton University).(

Laidler, G. J. [PhD thesis, 2007] Ice, Through Inuit Eyes: Characterizing the importance of sea ice processes, use, and change around three Nunavut communities. (University of Toronto).


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