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‘She is one of our sacred ancestors’: Discovery of Nun cho ga a once-in-a-lifetime event – APTN News

Jul 18, 2022 A First Nation in Yukon is rejoicing after the discovery of a baby woolly mammoth on its traditional territory. The well-preserved animal was discovered by placer miners at Eureka Creek near Dawson City, Yukon, on June 21. The Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation (THFN) named the animal Nun cho ga, which means big […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 202212 Views

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Yukon University and Champagne and Aishihik First Nations working together to assess impacts of climate change on Traditional Territory

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada May 26, 2022 Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN) and researchers at Yukon University are working in collaboration to address the effects of climate change thanks to a multi-year research project that will assess the vulnerability of the CAFN Traditional Territory to climate change and permafrost thaw. Today, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 202232 Views

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Arctic research station in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, reopens after pandemic closure – CBC

Closure gave researchers extra time to fine-tune the facility May 19, 2022 COVID-19 pandemic restrictions kept the doors of the Canadian High Arctic Research Station in Cambridge Bay largely closed to the public and researchers for more than a year, but the station is throwing those doors open once more. The recent pause encouraged researchers […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202229 Views

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The NRC is working with partners in Canada’s North to grow fruits and vegetables locally – NRC

From: National Research Council Canada May 04, 2022 – Gjoa Haven, Nunavut In isolated communities or remote locations, it can be difficult to access fresh fruits and vegetables. The Aquatic and Crop Resource Development Research Centre is collaborating with partners in Canada’s North on an initiative to help develop methods and solutions to grow plants […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202253 Views

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Research funding to evaluate the impacts of COVID-19 on Old Crow

May 3, 2022 Yukon University has received $230,800 to research how COVID-19 has impacted the residents of Old Crow and to prepare for future emergencies. “In Their Words: COVID-19 Experiences of the Vuntut Gwitchin people of Old Crow” is a one-year project led by the Vuntut Gwitchin Government in partnership with Yukon University and funded […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202253 Views

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Research examines barriers to Indigenous participation in news media – NNSL Media

March 24, 2022 Nathan Kuptana interviews physical scientist Dustin Whalen in the documentary Happening to Us, a 22-minute documentary that aired seven times at the United Nations COP25 conference in Madrid in 2019. A research paper is calling for Aurora College to establish a journalism program to train news reporters from the North. NNSL file […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 202247 Views

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NTI: Community survey to Support Inuit lead health research

(March 1, 2022– Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) is asking Nunavummiut to fill out the Qanuippitaa? Community Engagement Survey. Qanuippitaa? National Inuit Health Survey (QNIHS) is an Inuit-led health research project that will inform decision-making to improve health and wellness among Inuit in Canada that will take place in all 25 communities in Nunavut […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202269 Views

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YT Government: COVID-19 Recovery Research Program – Results from round one

The Government of Canada and the Government of Yukon are pleased to announce the results from the first call for proposals under the Yukon COVID-19 Recovery Research Program. This program offers a total of $1 million in funding for research that increases our understanding of the social, cultural, environmental, economic and health impacts of COVID-19 […]

by ahnationtalk on December 22, 202178 Views

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Study on Yukon Southern Lakes wolves a ‘success story,’ researcher says – CBC

Dec 21, 2021 Early results suggest wolf predation isn’t hurting the recovering caribou population Early findings from a study on wolves in the Yukon’s Southern Lakes region hold promise for those hoping for a rebound in caribou numbers, says its lead researcher. The study was launched three years ago in part because people in the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 202162 Views

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Remote pond yields insight into the eating habits, climate change adaptations and environmental legacy of a lost Inuit population: Dalhousie researcher

October 19, 2021 A small pond in a distant part of the Canadian Arctic has yielded important insight into the lives of an early Inuit society, along with information on the lasting effects the inhabitants had on the environment more than a century after they were decimated by disease. Researchers at Dalhousie University and Laval […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202187 Views

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