Studying The North

Studying The North

The resources described here offer various perspectives for identifying the issues and main themes in Northern and the Arctic research, including concerns related to the ethics and practice of research in Indigenous communities.

To consult the various categories and subcategories that this collection contains, use the filter Collection.

Resources

Displaying 1 - 20 of 40 results

  • A history of the Arctic : nature, exploration and exploitation

    Laval | McGill

    A history of the Arctic, from prehistoric times to the present, including an examination of Indigenous Peoples, polar exploration, political and environmental issues, and climate change. (John McCannon, London : Reaktion Books, 2012, 349 p.)

    Collection(s): *** Studying the North ***, Historical Perspectives
    Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: Circumpolar Arctic, Indigenous peoples, Climate change, Exploration, History
    A history of the Arctic : nature, exploration and exploitation

  • Approche panterritoriale de la science (Gouvernement du Yukon, Gouvernement des Territoires du Nord-Ouest et Gouvernement du Nunavut)

    Available to all

    Presentation of an over-arching vision for northern science and the roles of the territorial governments and teaching and research institutes in the field.

    Collection(s): *** Studying the North ***, Research Ethics and Practice in Indigenous Communities, Statements, Principles, and Guidelines
    Free - Open Access, Engineering and Technology, Health Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: Nunavut, Research, Arctic sciences, Northwest Territories, Yukon

  • Canada and the idea of north

    Laval | McGill

    An exploration of northern Canadian imagery, with examples from literature, art, music, and popular culture. (Sherrill E. Grace, Montréal, McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001, 341 p.)

    Collection(s): *** Studying the North ***, Imaginary Perspectives
    Reserved Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Arts, Popular culture, Imaginary North, Literature, Music, Northern Canada

  • Canada's changing North

    Laval (Print Document) | McGill (Reserved Access)

    Collection of texts providing an overview of the geography, history, economy, politics, and ethnology of the Canadian North. (Wonders, William C., Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2003, 449 p.)

    Collection(s): *** Studying the North ***, Overall Perspectives
    Print Document, Reserved Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Geography, History, Economy, Politics, Ethnology, Northern Canada
    Canada's changing North

  • Canadian Nordicity: it is your north, too

    Laval | McGill

    A seminal work on northern studies and nordicity that looks at the notion of "the North" (including perceptions and boundaries) in a Canadian context. English translation of Nordicité canadienne. (Louis-Edmond Hamelin, Montreal : Harvest House, 1979.)

    Collection(s): *** Studying the North ***, Overall Perspectives
    Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: Northern studies, Geography, Limits of the Canadian North, Northern Canada, Nordicity
    Canadian Nordicity: it is your north, too

  • Cree Vision of Plan Nord

    Available to all

    Presentation of the Cree people's vision of the Northern Plan, including issues of governance, environmental protection, mining, economic development, transportation, tourism, and Cree culture and identity. (Cree Nations of Eeyou Istchee, 2011, 115 p.)

    Collection(s): *** Studying the North ***, Sustainable Development and First Nations
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, Cree, Northern Quebec, Plan Nord

  • Critical norths : space, nature, theory

    Laval | McGill

    Collection of essays about the North from a colonial, environmental, climate, and political perspective. (Sarah Jaquette Ray et Kevin Maier, Fairbanks, University of Alaska Press, 2017, 336 p.)

    Collection(s): *** Studying the North ***, Overall Perspectives
    Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: Circumpolar Arctic, Indigenous peoples, Climate change, Northern studies, Nordicity
    Critical norths : space, nature, theory

  • Énoncé de politique des trois Conseils : Éthique de la recherche avec des êtres humains (Conseil de recherche en sciences humaines du Canada, Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et en génie du Canada, Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada)

    Available to all

    A joint policy of Canada's three federal research agencies stemming from public consultations that sets out internationally recognized ethics standards. See Chapter 9, in particular, entitled “Research Involving the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples of Canada” (p.121-127).

    Collection(s): *** Studying the North ***, Research Ethics and Practice in Indigenous Communities, Statements, Principles, and Guidelines
    Free - Open Access, Engineering and Technology, Health Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: CIHR, NSERC, Research ethics, SSHRC

  • Énoncé de principes en matière de recherche autochtone (Conseil de recherche en sciences humaines du Canada)

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    Presentation of SSHRC's commitment to support and promote research conducted by and with Indigenous Peoples.

    Collection(s): *** Studying the North ***, Research Ethics and Practice in Indigenous Communities, Statements, Principles, and Guidelines
    Free - Open Access, Health Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, CIHR, Research, Research with Indigenous peoples, Research by Indigenous peoples

  • Environmental Law, Sustainable Development and Food Security in Nunavik

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    Chapter dealing with environmental laws related to sustainable development in Nunavik. (Paule Halley et Marie-Josée Verrault, chapitre 10 de Sustainable Food Security in the Arctic, State of Knowledge, Québec/Edmonton, GÉTIC Université Laval/Canadian Circumpolar Institute University of Alberta, 2002, p. 177-188.)

    Collection(s): *** Studying the North ***, Sustainable Development and First Nations
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, Sustainable development, Law, Northern Quebec, Nunavik

  • First Nations of Quebec and Labrador sustainable development strategy

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    Report addressing the issues (culture, languages, natural resources, economic development, governance) related to the issue of sustainable development among the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador. (Catherine Johnson et Suzy Basile, First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Sustainable Development Institute, 2006, 29 p.)

    Collection(s): *** Studying the North ***, Sustainable Development and First Nations
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, Sustainable development, Labrador, Northern Quebec

  • In the Way of Development : Indigenous Peoples, Life Projects and Globalization

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    Indigenous reflections and strategies on globalization and sustainable development. (Mario Blaser, Harvey A. Feit, et Glenn McRae [éd.], Zed, IDRC, 2004, 384 p.)

    Collection(s): *** Studying the North ***, Sustainable Development and First Nations
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, Sustainable development
    In the Way of Development : Indigenous Peoples, Life Projects and Globalization

  • Le développement durable. Paroles de jeunes adultes des Premières nations

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    Reflections from Aboriginal youth in Quebec and Labrador on the issue of sustainable development. (Institut de développement durable des Premières Nations du Québec et du Labrador, 2017, 143 p.)

    Collection(s): *** Studying the North ***, Sustainable Development and First Nations
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, Sustainable development, Indigenous youth, Labrador, Northern Quebec
    Le développement durable. Paroles de jeunes adultes des Premières nations

  • Le Nord, latitudes imaginaires

    Laval

    A collection of comparative and thematic studies by European authors on the idea of the North in literature. (Monique Dubar et al., Villeneuve d'Ascq : Université Charles-de-Gaulle - Lille 3, 2000, 490 p.)

    Collection(s): *** Studying the North ***, Imaginary Perspectives
    Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Imaginary North, Literature, Northern Europe
    Le Nord, latitudes imaginaires

  • Le(s) Nord(s) imaginaire(s)

    Laval | McGill

    A collection of essays offering an international perspective on the idea of the North in literature and the arts. (Daniel Chartier, Montréal : Imaginaire/Nord, 2008, 335 p.)

    Collection(s): *** Studying the North ***, Imaginary Perspectives
    Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Arts, Discovery, Exploration, Imaginary North, Literature
    Le(s) Nord(s) imaginaire(s)

  • Les conditions d’une collaboration éthique entre chercheurs autochtones et non autochtones

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    Reflections on the methodologies and concepts used in Indigenous Studies (abstract in English). (Karine Gentelet, Cahiers de recherche sociologique, no 48, 2009.)

    Collection(s): *** Studying the North ***, Research Ethics and Practice in Indigenous Communities, Selected Articles
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Research ethics, Indigenous studies, Research methodologies, Research with Indigenous peoples, Research by Indigenous peoples

  • Lignes directrices pour la recherche (Institut nordique du Québec)

    Available to all

    A discussion paper setting out ethical northern research guidelines with a view to the decolonization of research. It also proposes approaches for conducting research in the North.

    Collection(s): *** Studying the North ***, Research Ethics and Practice in Indigenous Communities, Statements, Principles, and Guidelines
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, Research ethics, INQ, Research, Research with Indigenous peoples

  • Negociating Research Relationships with Inuit Communities: A Guide for Researchers (Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami et Nunavut Research Institute)

    Available to all

    A guideline for researchers who plan to work with Canadian Inuit communities.

    Collection(s): *** Studying the North ***, Research Ethics and Practice in Indigenous Communities, Protocols and Guides
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Guide, Inuit, Research, Research with Indigenous peoples
    Negociating Research Relationships with Inuit Communities: A Guide for Researchers

  • Nordicité canadienne

    INRS | Laval | McGill

    A seminal work on northern studies and nordicity that looks at the notion of "the North" (including perceptions and boundaries) in a Canadian context. (Louis-Edmond Hamelin, Montréal, Hurtubise HMH, 1975, 458 p.)

    Collection(s): *** Studying the North ***, Overall Perspectives
    Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: Northern studies, Geography, Limits of the Canadian North, Northern Canada, Nordicity
    Nordicité canadienne

  • Northern visions : new perspectives on the North in Canadian history

    Laval | McGill

    A collection of essays presenting a variety of perspectives on the history of the North and on research into the history of the Canadian North. (Kerry Abel et Ken S. Coates, Peterborough : Broadview Press, 2001, 224 p.)

    Collection(s): *** Studying the North ***, Historical Perspectives
    Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: History, Northern Canada, Research
    Northern visions : new perspectives on the North in Canadian history

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