Laura Addicott

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Fish-WIKS students to present at International Conference

On May 28-30 the Community Conservation Research Network will be hosting an International Conference on Communities, Conservation and Livelihoods in Halifax, NS. Two of Fish-WIKS’ members have been accepted to present their research: Erin Keenan and Shelley Denny. Erin will be presenting her paper entitled: Mobilizing Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit in Narwhal Management through Community Empowerment: A Case Study in Naujaat, …

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Fish-WIKS Team presents research at AFN’s Elder’s Gathering

In February, the Fish-WIKS team had the honour of presenting their research to a room of Elders from all across Canada. One of Fish-WIKS’ partners, Assembly of First Nations, was holding an  Elder’s Gathering on Climate Change and invited the Fish-WIKS team to present their research to the Elders. One of the goals of the …

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Dr. Lucia Fanning attends Hudson Bay Summit in Qc

Lucia Fanning, Fish-WIKS Principal Investigator attended the Hudson Bay Summit, held in Montreal, Quebec on February 27 to March 1, 2018. Two posters from Fish-WIKS were accepted for display at the Summit. The first highlighted the work undertaken by Master of Marine Management student Erin Keenan on the incorporation of Inuit Knowledge (IQ) in narwhal …

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Arctic Change Conference 2017

Hard to pronounce and even harder to define, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit (IQ) is a term one cannot evade when doing research in the Territory of Nunavut, as the two are intrinsically tied. Coming from the Inuktitut verb root “qaujima-“, meaning “to know”, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is often translated as “Inuit traditional knowledge”. But what is IQ? Very early on during my field …

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Updates from BC PhD Student: Saul Milne

In the second week of October 2017 the primary researcher worked alongside a film crew of 3 professionals (co-director, audio, cinematographer) for three days to document Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations through evening dinners with Elders, an interpretive canoe journey with two young community members across a portion of Tla-o-qui-aht’s Tribal Parks, and through the Tribal Park’s …

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