Mission

To support, through mentorship and knowledge sharing, indigenous communities in the development of local competencies and leadership for research and applications promoting community well-being.

Values

Equality & respect

Acknowledging the past and the need for reconciliation between indigenous and non-indigenous cultures. Moving forward by combining our different epistemology; our strengths and weaknesses.

Leadership

Steering our own way based on resourcefulness and original expertise and knowledge. Leading by example and taking responsibility. Being trustable and playing a positive influence on others.

Caring

Developing genuine relationships with and understanding the needs of communities and people. Listening, being helpful, and maintaining continuity.

Excellence

Maintaining high expectations in quality and ethic in all aspects of our work. Offering top end services to communities to the best of our abilities. Showing high commitment and continually seeking improvement.

Participants

Abe Uquktunnuaq
Taloyoak
Alden Uquqtuq
Taloyoak
Allan Peterloosie
Pond Inlet
Amy Tagoona
Baker Lake
Ancilla Ikork
Arviat
Andrew Jaworenko
Pond Inlet
Andrew Kuksuk
Arviat
Andrew Paniguniaq
Arviat
Andrew Qappik
Artist, Pangnirtung
Benjamin Arnaqaq
Pangnirtung
Bernadette Alogut
Rankin Inlet
Brandon Curley
Arviat
Brian Aulatjut
Arviat
Charmaine Koomak
Arviat
Curtis Konek
Arviat
Damaris Nutarasungnik
Arviat
Davey Nakashuk
Pangnirtung
David Nakashuk
Pangnirtung
David Nanook
Taloyoak
Elijah Panipakoocho
Pond Inlet
Elisabeth Nauyuk
Pangnirtung
Elisapee Ootoova
Pond Inlet
Emmanuel Maktar
Pond Inlet
Eric Anoee
Arviat
Evan Kyak
Pond Inlet
Evano Aggark
Arviat
GITA LJUBICIC
Carleton University
GRAHAM GAGNON
Dalhousie University
Gamailee Kilikushat
Pond Inlet
Gord Billard
Arviat
IAN MAURO
University of Winnipeg
Iris Sowdluapik
Pangnirtung
Ivan Koonoo
Pond Inlet
Jaco Ishulutaq
Pangnirtung
Jacques John Mikkiyunjak
Arviat
Jamal Shirley
Nunavut Arctic College
James Konek
Arviat
Jamie Bell
Arviat
Jamie Okatsiak
Arviat
Jaykolassie Kiliktee
Pond Inlet
Jesse Arnaqaq
Pangnirtung
Jimmy Napayok
Arviat
Joanasie Mike
Pangnirtung
Joanassie Mucpa
Pond Inlet
Joe Curley
Arviat
Johnny Naukatsik
Baker Lake
Jonathan Pitseolak
Pond Inlet
Joseph Kilabuk
Pangnirtung
Kenny Avaala
Baker Lake
Kukik Baker
Arviat
Kunuk
Taloyoak
Lemiah Koonark
Pond Inlet
Lisbeth Truelstrup Hansen
Dalhousie University
Louis Angalik
Arviat
Ludovic Jolicoeur
Université du Québec à Rimouski
Malaya Nowdlak
Pangnirtung
Manuelle Thomassin
Quebec City
Martha Pingushat
Arviat
Mary Anowtalik
Arviat
Mary Iqqat
Baker Lake
Mary Mucpa
Pond Inlet
Megan Kilabuk
Pangnirtung
Mickael Milton
Pond Inlet
Natasha Simonee
Pond Inlet
Nigel Qumuatuq Thomas
Pangnirtung
Nolan Kuluguqtuq
Pangnirtung
Nuattie Agaark
Arviat
Oleekatalik
Taloyoak
Olivia Kilabuk
Pangnirtung
PIERRE-YVES DAOUST
University of Prince Edward Island
Paniloo Sangoya
Pond Inlet
Patti Whabagoon
Toronto
Philip Kigutsiunak
Arviat
Rhoda Karetak
Arviat
Rob Jamieson
Dalhousie University
Ruth Sangoya
Pond Inlet
Sam Arreak
Pond Inlet
Samuel Pauppa
Arviat
Shadrach Mautaritnaaq
Baker Lake
Shadrach Mautaritnaaq
Baker Lake
Sherilee Harper
University of Guelph
Stephanie Gora
Dalhousie University
Terrence Lawson
Pangnirtung
Timothy Pasch
University of North Dakota
Trevor Arreak
Pond Inlet
Wayne Muckpah
Arviat

Board of Directors

Jimmy Oleekatalik
HTA Manager, Taloyoak
Maggie Lucy Kilabuk
Community Justice Outreach Worker, Pangnirtung
Marie-Hélène Truchon
Treasurer
Tim Anaviapik Soucie
Community-based researcher, Pond Inlet
Vincent L'Hérault
President
Émilie Truchon
Secretary, Lawyer ACRGTQ

Team

Andy Aqigaaq
Project assistant, Baker Lake
Clayton Tartak
Project leader, Rankin Inlet
David Poisey
Mentor, Pangnirtung
James Simonee
Project leader, Pond Inlet
Joe Tulurialik
Project leader, Taloyoak
Keenan Nooks Lindell
Mentor, Arviat
Laisa Jayko
Project assistant, Taloyoak
Lars Qaqqaq
Project leader, Baker Lake
Maggie Lucy Kilabuk
Project leader, Pangnirtung
Marie-Hélène Truchon
Analyst
Megan Gavin
Mentor, Arviat
Natalie Baird
Intern - Art programs, Winnipeg
Pierre Coupel
Analyst
Poisey Alogut
Mentor, Rankin Inlet
Tad Tulurialik
Project assistant, Taloyoak
Tim Anaviapik Soucie
Mentor & Analyst, Pond Inlet
Vincent L'hérault
Director
Véronique Perez
Administrative assistant

Academic partners

Cortney Watt
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
David Atkinson
Ryerson University
Derek Muir
Environment Canada
Ezra Greene
University of British Columbia
Gesche Winkler
Institut des Sciences de la Mer, Rimouski
Guillaume Laliberté
Cégep de Rimouski
Heidi Swanson
University of Waterloo
JRENE RAHM
Université de Montréal
Nicolas Lecompte
Université de Moncton
Philippe Archambault
Université Laval

Collaborators

ADRIEN DANIELOU
Film editor, Frangin.co
CHARLOTTE KARETAK
Illustrator, Arviat
FRANÇOIS DUBÉ
FRANGIN.co
Jean-Philippe Vachon
Director of photography, Productions 4 Éléments
REBECCA ANAVIAPIK
Translator, Pond Inlet
Titus Arnakalak
Interpreter, Pond Inlet

Advisors

Frank Tester
Emeritus Professor, University of British Columbia
Joe Karetak
Arviat