Negotiating Research Relationships with Inuit Communities: a Guide for Researchers.
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Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
Nunavut Research Institute
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Northern researchers are ever-aware of the growing expectations on them to ensure that northern communities are involved in, and benefit from, research. But what are researchers really being asked to do? How can community members participate meaningfully in research? What level of community involvement is appropriate in a given project? What are the best ways to communicate with local people? How can researchers initiate and maintain a meaningful relationship with community members? This guide is an attempt to address these questions, and provide practical advice to assist researchers who plan to work with, or in the vicinity of, Canadian Inuit communities in the regions of Nunatsiavut (Labrador), Nunavik (northern Québec), Nunavut, and the Inuvialuit Settlement Region of the Northwest Territories (NWT) (Map 1).This guide presents some core “universal” themes in communication and relationship-building that apply to natural, physical, biological, and social scientists working.....
PublisherInuit Tapiriit Kanatami and Nunavut Research Institute
Ottawa and Iqualuit
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14
Essential Ocean Variables (EOV)N/A
CitationInuit Tapiriit Kanatami and Nunavut Research Institute (2007) Negotiating Research Relationships with Inuit Communities: A Guide for Researchers. (eds Nickels, S., Shirley, J. and Laidler, G. Ottawa and Iqaluit, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and Nunavut Research Institute, 38pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-1259
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