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» 

Health, Indigenous, Politics, Society

Mental Health – Can community programs in Arctic Canada make the difference? (Video)

May 1-7 is  Mental Health Week across Canada. It’s an annual event organized by the Canadian Mental Health Association to help decrease the stigma around mental health and raise awareness about the hurdles people face when trying to get help.» 

Arts and Entertainment, Indigenous

National Film Board shares its treasure trove of Inuit stories

The National Film Board of Canada is launching a new learning resource designed to feature and share Inuit culture and life in the Arctic at the upcoming katingavik inuit arts festival in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Katingavik, which means a gathering place for» 

Indigenous, International, Society

From women’s leadership to children’s literature, website spotlights Labrador Inuit

It’s rare you can learn about everything from Labrador’s Inuit women leaders, to children’s Inuktitut literature, in just one place. But thanks to a new website launched this month, researchers, and those from the region, can now do just that. Titled» 

Health, Indigenous, Internet, Science and Technology

Website launched to help Inuit living with cancer

Video: Sophie Keenlan – One Woman’s Journey When Sophie Keelan found out she had breast cancer in 2007, she experienced the same feelings of disbelief, fear and uncertainty that any other Canadian feels when they receive a cancer diagnosis. But like other Inuit» 

Environment, Indigenous, Politics

Eye on the Arctic – Caribou conservation in Canada’s North

Each week, Eye on the Arctic features stories and newsmakers from across the North Caribou is central to Inuit and First Nations cultural life in northern Canada. But the decrease in the numbers of certain herds is causing concern in many aboriginal»