Koyukuk River Traditional Place Names Atlas

Atlas

ELOKA has developed an online atlas with the goal to collect and preserve the rich knowledge and culture of the Koyukon people of Alaska and the traditional place names and subsistence use areas along the Koyukuk River from the villages of Koyukuk, Huslia, and Hughes.

Topics: Environmental features & use, Place names, Indigenous knowledge
Geographic Area: United States, Alaska
Status: Ongoing

Yup'ik Environmental Knowledge Project Atlas

Atlas
2000 - Ongoing

Since 2000, Calista Education and Culture (CEC) has worked with elders from the Alaskan communities of Kotlik, Emmonak, Alakanuk, Nunam Iqua, Newtok, Tununak, Toksook Bay, Nightmute, Chefornak, Kwigillingok, and Kongiganak to document Yup'ik place names. This work was initiated and encouraged by CEC's Board of Elders as well as community members and funded by the National Science Foundation. Elders showed a strong desire to teach young people the rich history and named places of their homeland… Read More

Topics: Community-based monitoring, Environmental features & use, Place names, Indigenous knowledge, Oral history, Stories, Youth involvement
Geographic Area: United States, Alaska
Status: Ongoing

Nunaput: Our Land, Community Atlas for Chevak, Alaska

Atlas
2017 - Ongoing

The Nunaput Atlas is a community-driven, interactive, online atlas for the Chevak (Alaska) Traditional Council and Chevak community members to create a record of observations, knowledge, and to share stories about their land. The Nunaput Atlas is being developed in collaboration with the community and the US Geological Survey.

Topics: Community-based monitoring, Plants, Environmental features & use, Place names
Geographic Area: United States, Alaska
Status: Ongoing

Evenki Atlas

Atlas
2004 - Ongoing

This Atlas focuses on sharing the knowledge, wisdom, and culture of one of the Indigenous Nations of Siberia, Russian Federation, the Evenki, who live in Iyengra, Russia, and the surrounding taiga. 

Topics: Wildlife management & animal husbandry, Reindeer herding, Environmental features & use, Place names, Indigenous knowledge
Geographic Area: Russian Federation
Status: Ongoing

Atlas of Community-Based Monitoring in a Changing Arctic (Arctic CBM)

Atlas
2013 - 2016

This atlas showcases Arctic communities actively involved in observing social and environmental change. It was designed to highlight the many community-based monitoring (CBM) and traditional knowledge (TK) initiatives across the circumpolar region.

Topics: Environmental features & use, Trails, Place names, Indigenous knowledge, Health, Food security and sovereignty
Geographic Area: Canada, Nunavut, Circumpolar region, Greenland, Russian Federation, United States, Alaska
Status: Complete

Gwich'in Place Names Atlas

Atlas

Gwich’in Nąįį Googindì’ K’ìt/Gwich’in Place Names Atlas is a project that has developed an interactive, online Atlas of Gwich’in place names and stories. Working with Gwich’in communities and partners, ELOKA is developing the atlas so that knowledge of the land passed from generation to generation can be preserved and shared. Topics Traditional place names, including environmental features and settlements Geographic areas Fort Yukon, Alaska and surrounding area Date range Pre-history to… Read More

Geographic Area: Alaska
Status: Not Released to Public

Deg Hit’an Dingan’ Atlas

Atlas

Coordinating with the Anvik Tribal Council, Deloy Ges, Inc., Alaska Native Place Name Project, and the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Community Partnerships for Self-Reliance, ELOKA is developing a place names atlas of the Anvik community's traditional territories. The goal of this project is to work collectively to reconstruct Deg Xinag place names using online mapping and media tools that combine maps, audio recordings, video, photos, and stories.

Topics: Environmental features & use, Place names
Geographic Area: Alaska
Status: Not Released to Public

Atlas of Community-Based Monitoring: Inuit Mental Health and Wellness

Atlas
2012 - 2015

This module of the Atlas of Community-Based Monitoring in a Changing Arctic (ArcticCBM) offers an inventory of programs that focus on Inuit mental health and wellness across the circumpolar region. It is based on programs identified by the Inuit Circumpolar Council Canada (ICC-Canada) in its Circumpolar Inuit Health Priorities: Best Health Practices and Research report (2012), as well as additional mental health and wellness programs identified in 2014 and 2015.

Topics: Health
Geographic Area: Canada, Nunavut
Status: Not Released to Public