IK-ADAPT

Inuit Traditional Knowledge for Adapting to the Health Effects of Climate Change (IK-ADAPT)

Funded through the Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR), IK-ADAPT  is a multi-year, transdisciplinary initiative that combines scientific research and Inuit traditional knowledge (IK) to develop an evidentiary base to inform policy and programming needed to assist Inuit communities in adapting to the health effects of climate change. Working closely with communities across Arctic and Northern Canada in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region, the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Nunavik, and Nunatsiavut, as well as knowledge users at multiple levels, the project will work in partnership with Inuit communities to examine ways to preserve, promote, and disseminate IK in order to prevent, prepare for, and manage the health impacts of climate change.

Role: Project Coordinator and Co-Investigator

Website: www.ikadapt.ca