Monthly Archives: February 2019

New High Quality Media Story on the Skolt Sámi Work

Eye in the Arctic is running a long feature on the success of Indigenous-led restoration and monitoring efforts with Skolt Sámi. It is available here.

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Leah Otak and Igloolik Oral Histories Remembered in a New Scholarly Book

  The late Leah Otak (1950-2014), an Inuit linguist and oral historian from Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada, has received a commemorative volume titled “The Hands’ Measure: Essays Honoring Leah Aksaajuq Otak’s Contribution to Arctic Science” (Nunavut Arctic College, 2018, eds. John … Continue reading

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Cold February With Vendace and Kepler

Record cold snaps in the US and cold for the Eurasian boreal continue. Poor ice conditions in winter seining have affected catches and sales of fish but new fisherman Lauri Hämäläinen has continued the Snowchange fishing unit work without pauses. … Continue reading

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