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Indigenous knowledge is changing what we know about Arctic

December 2016


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This group of researchers couldn’t be more different these hunters got their education living off the land and Canada’s far north the scientists got their education at universities in southern Canada and Europe but in a picture increasingly common across Canada’s North these two groups are joining forces emerging in with knowledge no I’m starting to see more dizzy or scars from way back then with science and technology there we go got the same marked and we’re good to better understand climate changes radical transformation of the

Arctic

The relationship between science and indigenous knowledge hasn’t always been so easy in the past in USA scientists would often do research in the Arctic and then just leave community members they they were seldom told about research findings or how they might impact their lives in you and knowledge of the land animals was rarely acknowledged if it was even used at all

Source: Radio Canada International Youtube Channel