ELOKA has moved away from publishing these newsletters to more timely and frequent communication that can be accessed on the News and Events page.

Issue 7 | January 2019

ELOKA staff have been busy: taking part in various conferences, updating ELOKA products, and participating in workshops. This issue shares news from our partners and what they have been up to as well, such as the Indigenous Foods Knowledges Network visiting Tornio, Finland, to participate in a traditional fishing festival.

Issue 6 | September 2018

This issue highlights ELOKA's support of Deg Hi’tan place names and environmental knowledge, attendance at the Gwich'in Place Names and Traditional Knowledge Workshop, participation in two events at the University of Colorado Boulder to bring more awareness of ELOKA on the campus, and news from Utqiaġvik, Alaska, where the Inuit Circumpolar Council adopted the 2018 Utqiaġvik Declaration. This issue also features updates to the ELOKA staff.

Issue 5 | April 2018

In this issue, read about the newly-established Indigenous Food and Data Sovereignty Network, funded by the National Science Foundation; a final report from the Arctic Horizons program; an icebreaker organized by the University of the Arctic, held in Boulder, CO; and a planning workshop called Awareness to Action that brought together experts in the natural and social sciences, arts, energy and water conservation, and related disciplines to strategize knowledge sharing across collaborating entities.

Issue 4 | December 2017

This issue discusses updates to the SIZONet interface; the second Integrated Arctic Observing System (INTAROS) Workshop; the National Data Integrity Conference, where ELOKA Co-PI Colleen Strawhacker addresses measuring the value of Indigenous Knowledge data sets; ongoing collaboration with the Kangiqtugaapik (Clyde River) Community; and the Arctic Change 2017 Conference, which PI Peter Pulsifer and staff member Noor Johnson attend.

Issue 3 | October 2017

This issue discusses new National Science Foundation (NSF) awards, the Finnish Meteorological Institute, and ELOKA collaboration with the Lower Kuskokwim School District in Alaska.

Issue 2 | July 2017

This issue features information about the Silalirijiit weather station in Kangiqtugaapik (Clyde River), Nunavut, Canada; the Gwich'in Place Names Workshop in Alaska; and the combined Indigenous science session at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in December 2017 in New Orleans.

Issue 1 | June 2017

In this issue, read about updates to the Yup'ik Environmental Knowledge Project website, the creation of an online version of The Northern Bering Sea: Our Way of Life book, the International Data Week meeting, Ambassador visits, ELOKA travels, and Phase IV of ELOKA under renewed funding.

Last Updated: 
Thu, 06/13/2019