Category Archive: Project – General

Fish-WIKS participates in panel on ocean scholarship

Shelley Denny, Fish-WIKS Steering Committee member and PhD student, along with several Dalhousie scholars took part in a public panel which explored the economic, ecological, social and cultural ties that have shaped Canada’s interactions with the ocean since Confederation in 1867.The panel was part of a larger three-day event called “Canada’s Responsibility to Our Shining …

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Fish-WIKS to participate at UN Permanent Forum

Four representatives of the Fish-WIKS research team will travel to New York City to conduct a side event during the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.  Principal Investigator, Dr. Lucia Fanning, Steering Committee member, Chris Milley, and Terry (Seit-cha) Dorward and Jade Owen, Community Liaison Coordinators from the West Coast and Arctic regions respectively, will …

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Fish-WIKS to contribute at Social Sciences Conference in Hiroshima, Japan

Fish-WIKS Principal Investigator, Dr. Lucia Fanning, will present, “Understanding western and Indigenous knowledge systems to enhance fisheries governance in Canada”, at the international Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Conference in Hiroshima, Japan in July 2017.  Using Canadian case studies, the paper examines the extend to which western and Indigenous knowledge systems influence fisheries governance and how distinct Indigenous …

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Integrating Fish-WIKS knowledge into teaching curriculum

Bringing the knowledge gained by Fish-WIKS researchers into the teaching curriculum is a key objective of the Fish-WIKS efforts in knowledge mobilization.   To contribute to this objective, Fish-WIKS Steering Committee members Lucia Fanning and Shelley Denny designed and taught a two-week, 4th year undergraduate module on understanding the role of western and Indigenous knowledge systems …

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Principal Investigator presents at “Clear Seas”

A symposium, Clear Seas:  Transparency in ocean science and ocean governance, was organized by Dalhousie University, King’s College, University of Ottawa and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs (CCEPS) on March 29-31, 2017 with support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Dr. Lucia Fanning, Principal Investigator, Fish-WIKS, gave a talk focused …

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