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Indigenous

Dene Heroes Publication Project

The Dene Heroes Publication Project was awarded $100,000 to build literacy and leadership skills among Indigenous youth and increase...

Arctic Indigenous Wellness Project

Indigenous populations, compared to their non-Indigenous peers, are at higher risk for suicide, substance abuse, incarceration, and homelessness -...

Arctic Inspiration Prize receives $60 million gift

Eight teams from across Canada’s North were awarded a share of over $2.4 million for their innovative projects to...

Snow Goggles

The answer from the world around them. Anyone who has walked across a snow-covered field on a sunny day...

GGIA Laureate Marie-Odile Junker helps save Indigenous language

2017 Governor General’s Innovation Awards Winner Marie-Odile Junker is a linguistics professor who is active in Indigenous language documentation,...

Igloo

The ingenious structure. Engineers and architects have found few structures more intriguing than the traditional home of the Inuit peoples of...

Kayak

The high-speed hunter. The kayak is the hunter’s boat in name; it means exactly that in Inuktitut, the language...

Life Jacket

The Inuit fisher’s insurance. When exposed to Canada’s frigid waters, both coastal and inland, you will often perish more...

Megaphone

The best way to call a moose. Why change something that’s worked perfectly for thousands of years? Today’s moose...