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Unlocking the Potential of Inuit Nunangat Research—Northern Public Affairs

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Sound research can be an effective building block for strong public policies, programs, and initiatives that help create prosperity for Inuit. However, colonial approaches to research continue in Canada, characterized by uncoordinated and ad hoc federal research policies that circumvent Inuit governance mechanisms and marginalize Inuit from the benefits of research.

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The National Inuit Research Strategy: Five Things You Need to Know—Nunatsiaq News

By ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐃᓄᖕᓄᑦ ᐸᕐᓇᐅᑎᐅᔪᖅ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ

“The major concern for us is that our academic partners would use the information, and the data sets, for their own academic purposes. We didn’t ever agree to have a purely academic exercise about particular populations and their health outcomes. We did this to improve the lives of Inuit,” Natan Obed.

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