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Indigenous, International, Politics

Ottawa ready to discuss Inuit co-management of crucial Arctic habitat: minister

The federal government is ready to sit down with Inuit leaders to discuss the creation of an Inuit-managed protected area in a crucial Arctic habitat located in the waters between Canada and Greenland, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian» 

Indigenous

Eye on the Arctic video archive: Arctic Hunting Now

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North This week on Eye on the Arctic, we’re dipping into our video vault for a look at hunting culture in today’s Arctic The last time Eye on the Arctic was in» 

Environment, Indigenous

Inuit of Canada and Greenland seek co-management of crucial Arctic habitat

The Inuit of Canada and Greenland are calling on Ottawa and Copenhagen to create an Inuit-managed protected area in the North Water Polynya in Baffin Bay, a crucial Arctic habitat located in the waters between Canada’s Ellesmere Island and the» 

Indigenous

Food insecurity in Arctic Canada needs northern solutions, hackathon hears

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North Tackling food insecurity in Canada’s Arctic is a complex issue, but one thing is clear, solutions need to come from the communities affected, not from southern capitals, heard» 

Arts and Entertainment, Indigenous

Passing of celebrated Inuit carver Barnabus Arnasungaaq marks end of era

Art collectors and lovers in Canada and around the world are quietly mourning the death of a celebrated Inuit carver and sculptor whose passing marks the end of an era in Inuit art. Barnabus Arnasungaaq died in Baker Lake, a» 

Environment, Indigenous, Politics, Science and Technology

Inuit say ‘nyet’ to toxic splash from Russian rockets

Inuit in Canada and Greenland are calling on Ottawa and Copenhagen to demand the postponement of a Russian rocket launch scheduled to deliver a European Space Agency satellite to orbit next week and look for alternative launch vehicles that use» 

Environment, Indigenous, Politics

Inuit traditional knowledge to guide marine management plan off Labrador coast

The Inuit in northern Labrador and the federal government signed a deal Thursday evening that will see the Inuit use their traditional knowledge to develop Canada’s first Indigenous protected marine area off the coast of Labrador at the eastern approaches» 

Indigenous

The importance of community-based mental health programs in the Arctic

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from across the North   This week on Eye on the Arctic, we’re dipping into our video vault for a look at mental health services in the North.  For many northerners in Canada’s remote Arctic communities, the obstacles» 

Indigenous, Society

Thousands of indigenous elders meet in first national gathering

It is a huge gathering, and the first event of its kind in Canada. Thousands of indigenous elders from communities across the country are meeting to discuss issues of concern and share ideas. One of the organizers of this event» 

Health, Indigenous

A major survey of northern Indigenous health begins

A Canadian research ship will enable a vast survey of the health of Inuit people living in 14 remote communities in Nunavik, a region of Arctic and sub-Arctic land in the province of Quebec. The results will help determine future»