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6 new projects to address urgent water quality issues for Indigenous communities – Globalnews.ca

University researchers will work with Indigenous partners to co-develop solutions for urgent and growing water quality issues. Six new three-year research projects across Canada — a $1.63-million investment — were launched by Global Water Futures (GWF), a University of Saskatchewan-led research program. The projects aim to research and aid in water governance, food security, water security, climate change as well as human […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 201996 Views

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Federal government unveils $292000 for Sask. Indigenous research projects – StarPhoenix

Science Minister Kirsty Duncan called the money, which is intended to further Indigenous research projects, “transformational.” Canada’s science minister acknowledged Indigenous rights protests across the country last week while announcing millions of dollars in “transformational” funding for individuals and organizations conducting Indigenous research. Speaking with reporters at Wanuskewin Heritage Park, Kirsty Duncan said the $5.6-million […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 2019140 Views

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Government of Canada supports Indigenous research capacity and reconciliation

116 new grants will help identify new ways of doing research with Indigenous communities January 14, 2019—Saskatoon, Saskatchewan—Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council The Government of Canada is committed to renewing our relationship with Indigenous peoples—one based on the recognition of rights, respect, collaboration and partnership. When we recognize Indigenous rights and traditional knowledge, we are […]

by pmnationtalk on January 14, 2019133 Views

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Hidden from history: Indigenous women’s activism in Saskatchewan – The Conversation CA

Although Indigenous activism in Canada has a long history, the origin stories of official and formalized organizations are hidden from common view because of gaps in history books and media accounts. The early formations of Indigenous women’s organizing in Saskatchewan is an example of these resilient stories hidden from history. Indigenous women who remained on […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 2019117 Views

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Media Advisory – Government of Canada to announce new grants to support Indigenous research capacity and advance reconciliation

SASKATOON, Jan. 10, 2019 – The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, will announce the recipients of a special call for Connection Grants supporting Indigenous research that is interdisciplinary, transformative, and contributes to reconciliation. The new Connection Grants will help build Indigenous research capacity and knowledge sharing. The Minister will be joined by […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 2019190 Views

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New USask research chair probes heart and stroke prevention among Indigenous women

SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan (USask) researcher Dr. Heather Foulds (PhD) has been named Indigenous Early Career Women’s Heart and Brain Chair, awarded with $730,000 over five years to study the role of social and cultural factors in heart disease and stroke. Nov 22, 2018 The Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR), USask, and the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 2018165 Views

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The University of Regina welcomes two new Canada Research Chairs – URegina

November 20, 2018 Research focused on truth and reconciliation education and women’s mental health has received a boost thanks to more than $1 million in recent federal funding to the University of Regina through the Canada Research Chairs Program. The research of Dr. Michelle Coupal, whose Canada Research Chair (CRC) is in Truth and Reconciliation […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 2018114 Views

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Bridging the ‘genomic divide’: Lack of Indigenous DNA data a challenge for researchers – CBC

Ownership of DNA samples a concern for Indigenous peoples Nov 14, 2018 A prominent U.S. senator turned to genetic testing last month to try to prove her claim that she had Indigenous ancestry. But in assessing Elizabeth Warren’s DNA, the geneticists were forced to use samples from Mexico, Peru and Colombia because there were no […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 2018132 Views

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University of Saskatchewan partners with First Nation on climate change research – Journal Of Commerce

October 19, 2018 SASKATOON, SASK. — University of Saskatchewan researchers are working with a First Nation in southern Saskatchewan on a project to measure the effects of climate change. Earlier this month, a monitoring station was installed on land belonging to the Okanese First Nation. The first of four automated stations will record and share […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 2018118 Views

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U of S researchers partner with First Nations community to measure climate change

SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers are working with the Okanese First Nation in southern Saskatchewan on a project to track and adapt to the effects of climate change on reserve lands. Oct 15, 2018 Earlier this month, a climate monitoring station was installed on Okanese land: the first of four automated […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2018217 Views

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