Category Archive: Inland Region

Master’s student defends thesis

Lisa Blenkinsop, Fish-WIKS Master’s student at the University of Guelph, successfully defended her Master’s thesis, Generational Perspectives on Community Knowledge Transfer in Nipissing First Nation recently. Lisa’s research, in partnership with Nipissing First Nation, explored historical and contemporary intergenerational knowledge transfer in the community. Elders and youth from the Nipissing First Nation community were invited …

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Welcome to Fish-WIKS’ newest Community Liaison Coordinators

The Fish-WIKS Project is very pleased to welcome two new Community Liaison Coordinators.  Dwayne Nashkawa will help coordinate project activities for the Inland Region and Jade Owen will act as the community coordinator for the Arctic Region. Dwayne has been the Chief Executive Officer of Nipissing First Nation, located on the shores of Lake Nipissing in …

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What is fishing all about? Establishing foundations, seeing connections – Excerpt from Nicole Latulippe’s research with Nipissing First Nation

(Article written by Nicole Latulippe and originally published in the Nipissing First Nation newsletter, Enkamgak) My name is Nicole Latulippe and this is the first in a series of reflections about my research with NFN on fisheries knowledge and decision-making (for more on my project, visit: This month I explore the significance of fishing from …

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“Stories from the Land” Workshop held at Nipissing First Nation

Lisa Blenkinsop, Fish-WIKS Ontario Master’s student from the University of Guelph, has been working with Nipissing First Nation since Fall 2014.  In November 2015 Lisa assisted in organizing, and participated in, the “Stories from the Land” workshop at Nipissing First Nation. The workshop was initiated by Nipissing First Nation, and coordinated by Clint Couchie, Natural …

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Ontario PhD Student Updates Community

Fish-WIKS Ontario PhD student, Nicole Latulippe recently updated the community on her research progress.  The article as published in the Nipissing First Nation newsletter, Enkamgak, follows. I’m doing research with Nipissing First Nation as part of my PhD dissertation in geography at the University of Toronto. My work is self-directed, but supported by a larger project called Fish-WIKS …

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