National Inuit Strategy on Research.
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Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
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Strong public policies, informed by the best available evidence, can support optimal outcomes for Inuit that in turn benefit all Canadians. However, colonial approaches to research endure in Canada that prevent Inuit from making decisions about research activity in our homeland, such as setting the research agenda, monitoring compliance with guidelines for ethical research, and determining how data and information about our people, wildlife, and environment is collected, stored, used, and shared. In this time of reconciliation, research governance bodies, policies, and practices must be transformed to respect Inuit self-determination in Inuit Nunangat research. Advancing Inuit governance in research is imperative for enhancing the efficacy, impact, and usefulness of research for Inuit. This requires governments and research institutions to partner with Inuit representational organizations to implement engagement processes that respect the role of Inuit in decision-making when.....
PublisherInuit Tapiriit Kanatami,
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Spatial CoverageCanadian Arctic
CitationInuit Tapiriit Kanatami (2018) National Inuit Strategy on Research. Ottawa, Ontario, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, 48pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-1673
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