Calls to Action

Towards reconciliation: 10 Calls to Action to natural scientists working in Canada
An article written by a group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous scholars.

Calls to Action to Research Scientists
A plain language pamphlet summarizing the Towards Reconciliation article.

Signal Fire – documentary and resources based on 10 Calls to Action
A treasure trove of material to help researchers move towards reconciliation. Includes links to the film, resources, and examples of projects putting the 10 Calls into action.

ScIQ: an invitation and recommendations to combine science and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit for meaningful engagement of Inuit communities in research
An article by a group of Inuit youth that describes how science and IQ can be combined for more meaningful engagement to benefit both Inuit communities and scientific researchers.

A non-profit organization led by northern youth who are working to bridge research and communities, Indigenous Knowledge and Western science. Members of Ikaarvik authored the ScIQ article.


Community Guide to Becoming Involved in Research
Developed by NWTAC to assist residents and leadership in becoming involved in research happening in their community.

Beyond Conservation: A Toolkit for Respectful Collaboration with Indigenous People
Created by the Indigenous Knowledge Circle of the National Boreal Caribou Knowledge Consortium

Working Together: A Guide for Researchers
Developed by the Cumulative Impacts Monitoring Program and the Aurora Research Institute to assist researchers in designing northern research and monitoring projects that are relevant and impactful for communities.

Elements of Indigenous Style: A Guide for Writing by and about Indigenous Peoples
by Dr. Gregory Younging

Best Practices: A Guide for offering Work Integrated Learning experiences in the North
Developed by SmartIce (scroll to the last item on the webpage)


Living Well Together
A self-directed learning program developed by the GNWT to build awareness about colonization and residential schools and promote cultural sensitivity and the practice of reconciliation.