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Indigenous

Inquiry into violence against Indigenous women wraps up hearings in Canadian Arctic

A Canadian inquiry into violence against Indigenous women wrapped up its hearings in Canada’s eastern Arctic territory of Nunavut this week. Over three-days of testimony in the community of Rankin Inlet, witness after witness denounced the lack of services in» 

Arts and Entertainment

Canadian province of Ontario contributes $96,000 towards update of Inuit art trademark

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North The Canadian province of Ontario may be a southern province, but this week it pledged $96,844 towards the Inuit Art Foundation’s update to the Igloo Tag Trademark. The» 

Indigenous

Inuit perspectives crucial as Canada develops Northwest Passage says report

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North.  Inuit must be at the negotiating table as climate change redefines the future of the Northwest Passage, says a new paper released in Canada this month. “Inuit utilized» 

Economy

North American Arctic is failing compared to Russia, Nordics, warns think tank

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North. Weak national leadership in the North American Arctic is hindering northern development compared to the thriving polar regions of Russia and the Nordics, says a Canadian think tank» 

Environment

Video: How Inuit knowledge is informing climate research in Canada

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North.  Related stories from around the North: Canada:  Video Series – Working with indigenous knowledge, Eye on the Arctic Finland: Finland’s Sámi request UN help in securing their rights, Yle News» 

International

Arctic Council nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North.  Today, we look at this week’s announcement that an international forum of the world’s eight circumpolar countries has been nominated for one of the world’s most prestigious awards.» 

International

Cooperation, conciliation & Trudeau’s lashing by the NWT : The year in Arctic news

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North For our 2017 Arctic news roundup series, we checked in with some of our expert bloggers, for their take on this year’s Arctic news: what the media got» 

International

Russian oil, cooperation over commerce & Canada’s Arctic highway : 2017 Arctic Year in Review

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North The end of the year is often a time to take stock, and here at Eye on the Arctic we’re no different. That’s why, as 2017 draws to» 

International

Fishing diplomacy, rethinking China & how Twitter is improving northern news : 2017 Arctic Year in Review

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North The end of the year is a time to take stock. Here at Eye on the Arctic, it’s also the time when we check in with our bloggers» 

Arts and Entertainment

Eye on the Arctic Video Vault – In studio with Jimmy Kamimmalik

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North This week, we’re dipping into our video vault for a look at printmaking in the North.  BAKER LAKE, Nunavut – The art and artists from Canada’s Arctic are famous around»