Nanisiniq Presents Research at International Conference
From April 22-27th 2012, the Nanisiniq Arviat History Project team will be attending the International Polar Year conference in Montreal Canada. This conference brings together over 2,000 researchers, policy-makers, Indigenous people and NGOs to discuss the the circumpolar world’s most pressing social issues.
Using the theme From Knowledge to Action, this year’s conference aims to contribute to the translation of new polar scientific findings that will influence global decisions, policies and outcomes for coming years.
During this week-long conference the Nanisiniq which includes youth, Elders and UBC researchers will have the opportunity to present three pieces of research:
1) ”Inuit Youth Confront Climate Change in the Canadian Arctic”
The Nanisiniq team welcomes individuals and teams to attend these sessions. We are looking forward to meeting you!
For media enquiries please contact April Dutheil by email at Nanisiniq@yahoo.ca or by cell phone at 1-778-689-3431.