Arctic Corridors brings together an exceptional team of
academics, community researchers, practitioners, and graduate and undergraduate students,
led by Dr. Jackie Dawson.

Meet Our Team

Jackie Dawson
Jackie DawsonPRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Environment, Society and Policy, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics, University of Ottawa.
Natalie Carter
Natalie CarterCOMMUNITY RESEARCH LEAD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Environment, Society and Policy Group, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics, University of Ottawa.

Community Researchers 

Community Researchers

Arviat: Jimmy Napayok, Hunter Tattuinee, Kukik Baker; Shirley Tagalik. Cambridge Bay: Pamela Akhok, Colin Crockatt, Francis Emingak, Takpak Klengenberg, Shawn Marriott, and Jasmine Tiktalek. Coral Harbour: Jupie Angootealuk, Mark Eetuk, Chantel Emikaut, Lenny Emiktaut, Joe Pingwartuk, Adamie Nakoolak, and Bobbie Saviakjuk. Gjoa Haven: Karen Aaluk, Candace Eleehetook, Ikey Kogvek, Nicole Kununak, Edward Nuliayok, Breanna Pooyatak, Charlene Porter, Gibson Porter, Gina Porter, Johnny Porter, Cory Putuguq, Alaira Sallerina, Brad Tiriraniaq, and Brett Tiriraniaq. Iqaluit: Okalik Eegeesiak, Chantel Emiktaut, Lenny Emiktaut, Geneva Noble, Eelai Uniuqsaraq. Pond Inlet: Andrew Arreak, Shelly Elverum, Eleanore Arreak-Pitseolak, Cara Killiktee, Brian Koonoo, Justin Milton, Michael Milton, Jimmy Pitseolak, Jonathan Pitseolak, Natasha Simonee, Rachel Smale, Eric Solomon. Resolute Bay: P.J. Attagootak, Aasta Idlout, Sophie Idlout, Tatiana McDonald, Jushua Atagootak, and Tommy Salluviniq. Salluit: Eva Audlaluk, Ken Cameron, Amanda Ikey, Belinda Ikey, Bobby Novalinga, Mary Papigatuk, Stella Sakiagak, and Barbara Papigatuk. 

University and Non-Governmental Organization Researchers

University Researchers

Julia Cary, Alison Cook, Luke Copland, Jean Holloway, Allison Holmes, Margaret Johnston, Holly Gordon, Kayla Grey, Steve Howell, Jenna Joyce, Jennie Knopp, Zuzanna Kochanowicz, Gita Ljubicic, Olivia Mussells, Annika Ogilvie, Colleen Parker, Jim Parsons, Larissa Pizzolato, Stephanie Potter, Jennifer Provencher, Colleen Turlo, Nicolien Van Luijk, Weishan Wang, and Melissa Weber.

Small Zodiac vessels touring cruise ship
passengers around Arctic icebergs
and ice islands
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uOttawa researchers using 360-degree
time-lapse photography to document
the environmental and cultural impacts
of passengers visiting sensitive
Arctic shore locations.
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Henry Larson Canadian Coast Guard
Icebreaker sitting just off shore
of Pond Inlet, Nunavut
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MV Arctic icebreaking cargo ship
servicing the Raglan mine
in Deception Bay, Nunavik
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Inuit hunters and local residents
working together to map culturally
significant marine areas and
identifying areas sensitive to shipping impacts.
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Project Director Jackie Dawson
and Research Associate Natasha
Simonee working together in
Pond Inlet, Nunavut.
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Community Research Lead Natalie
Carter and Interpreter Abraham
Kublu during a community mapping
workshop in Pond Inlet, Nunavut.
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