Putting the North into Northern Research

Everyone agrees that indigenous people should be more involved in Arctic research. However, there are still few indigenous researchers. Erin Freeland Ballantyne, a founder and the dean of the Dechinta Bush University in Yellowknife, N.T., is trying to change that.

Read the full Q&A with Erin Freeland Ballantyne at Arctic Deeply.

Erin Freeland Ballantyne (bottom left) and Dechinta students celebrate after completing their coursework. (Credit: Dechinta Bush University Centre for Research and Learning)