Publications

  • [pdf] Knowledge and Engagement: Building Capacity for the Next Generation of Community-Based Researchers (2016)  
    • Book Editors: Rajesh Tandon, Budd Hall, Walter Lepore, and Wafa Singh
    • Chapter 4: Case Studies on Training, Teaching and Learning Community Based Research; Case Study 1 - Arctic Institute of Community-Based Research, Canada (pp. 62 - 71) ISBN-13: 978-1-55058-597-1 
      • Authors: Jody Butler Walker, Norma Kassi, Marilyn Van Bibber and Katelyn Friendship
  • [pdf] Idioms of Sámi Health and Healing. Edited by Barbara Helen Miller. Volume 2, Patterns of Northern Traditional Healing, Earle Waugh, Series Editor. University of Alberta Press, 2015. 220 pp. (2015)
    • Book review published in The Northern Review, Yukon College (pp. 139 - 142) ISSN 1929-6657 (Online)
    • Authors: Katelyn Friendship and Norma Kassi
  • [in print] Canadian Journal of Native Education Indigenizing the International Academy (2014)
    • Article: Capacity Interrupted: The Kloshe Tillicum Graduate Student Training Experience. Volume 37; Number 1; pp. 165 - 192.
    • Authors: Nadine R. Caron, Sharon Thira, Rod M. McCormick, Jody E. Butler Walker, Christopher E. Lalonde, Laura Arbour, Richard W. Vedan, Eduardo M. Jovel
  • [pdf] Diabetes Prevention in Practice (2010)
    • The Learner Becomes the Teacher: a Community-Based Diabetes Prevention Training Programme for First Nations Health Workers in Northern Canada  ISBN 978-3-00-030765-2
    • Authors: Jody Butler Walker [Arctic Health Research Network — Yukon], Laura Salmon & Jennifer Eskes [First Nations Health Programs], Shannon Duke [Arctic Health Research Network — Yukon], Lori Duncan [Council of Yukon First Nations,; and Karyn Cochrane [Skookum Jim Friendship Centre]

Reports & Contributions

Community Gardening

    • [pdf] Working Together to Grow More 4 (2017)
      • Growing a Food Secure Yukon
    • [pdf] Working Together to Grow More 3 (2016)
      • Community Gardener Gathering 2016
    • [pdf] Working Together to Grow More 2 (2015)
      • Community Gardeners & Economic Development Gathering 2015
    • [pdf] Working Together to Grow More (2014)
      • Yukon Community Gardening Gathering 2014

    Food Security & Climate Change Adaptation

    • [pdf] Putting the Community Back Into Our Food System - Article (2016)
      • Key Messages from Pan-Canadian Food Discussions at Food Secure Canada’s National Assembly, October 13 – 16th, 2016
    • [pdf] Working Together Towards a Food Secure Yukon (2016)
      • Outcomes from Yukon Food Security Roundtable, An Evening on Food Security and Open House. May 18 - 19th, 2016, Whitehorse, Yukon
    • [pdf] Adapting to Climate Change and Keeping Our Traditions (2016)
      • Climate Adaptation, Food Security and Cultural Survival in Pelly Crossing, Selkirk First Nation Territory, Yukon - A Collaboration between Selkirk First Nation and AICBR 2015 - 2016
    • [pdf] Keeping Our Traditions at the Fish Camps - Our Ancestors' Gift to Our Youth (2016)
      • A Fish Camp Guidebook aimed at Reconnecting Youth to the Land in Pelly Crossing, Selkirk First Nation Territory, Yukon - A Collaboration between Selkirk First Nation and AICBR 2015 - 2016
    • [pdf] Nourishing Our Future: Building on Kluane First Nations Community Food Security Strategy & Youth Engagement in Traditions Related to Fisheries and Fish Health in Kluane Lake - Final Report (2016) 
      • A Collaboration between Kluane First Nation and AICBR 2015 - 2016
    • [pdf] Nourishing Our Future: Contaminants, Nutrients and the Traditional value of Food Fishes in Kluane Lake, Yukon - Poster (2016)
      • A Collaboration between Kluane First Nation and AICBR 2015 - 2016
    • [pdf] Indigenous Community Food Security in Yukon Territory Canada (2015)
    • [pdf] Nourishing Our Future: An Adaptive Food Security Strategy to Ensure the Cultural and Physical Well-Being of the Kluane First Nation Against the Impacts of Climate Change in the Yukon (2014)
      • A Collaboration between Kluane First Nation and AICBR 2013 - 2014
    • [pdf] Vuntut Gwitchin Climate Change and Health Research in Northern Yukon: What do our Changing Homelands Mean for our Health? (2011)
      • Phase 3: Community Action on Climate Change & Food Security Adaptation in Old Crow - Results & Recommendations
    • [pdf] Vuntut Gwitchin Climate Change and Health Research in Northern Yukon: What do our Changing Homelands Mean for our Health? (2011)
      • Poster
    • [pdf] Vuntut Gwitchin Climate Change and Health Research in Northern Yukon: What do our Changing Homelands mean for our Health?  (2010)
      • Phase 2: Knowledge into Action
    • [pdf] Climate Change and Food Security in the North (2010)
      • A Literature Review 2010
    • [pdf] Food Security in Times of Change (2009)
      • A Policy Brief on Food Security for Northern Canada
    • [pdf] Food Security (2007)
      • Yukon First Nations Health Promotion Spring School 2007 Report Excerpt

    Healthy lifestyles

    • [pdf] Working Together to Achieve Healthier Lifestyles in Yukon and Northwest Territories’ Communities (2015)
    • [pdf] Celebrating Our Stories (2012)
      • Building a Healthier Yukon Together
    • [pdf] Achieving Health Weights for Children (2011)
      • Deliberative Dialogue 2 - December 8 2011
    • [pdf] Achieving Health Weights for Children (2011)
      • Deliberative Dialogue 2 - December 8 2011 - Collected Notes
    • [pdf] Working Together to Achieve Healthier Weights in Yukon Communities (2011)

    DIABETES

    • [pdf] Do It Yourself Diabetes Manual 2008 (2008)
      • Diabetes Prevention Activities - A Manual for Everyone
    • [pdf] Diabetes (2007)
      • Yukon First Nations Health Promotion Spring School 2007 Report Excerpt

    General

    • [pdf] Arctic Institute of Community Based Research Highlights Report 2015-2016 (2016)
    • [pdf] Arctic Institute of Community Based Research Highlights Report 2012- 2014 (2014)
    • [pdf] AICBR First Annual Conference Report 2012 (2012)
    • [pdf] Doing Good Health Research in Northern Indigenous Communities (2012)
      • A guide to Research Review
    • [pdf] Arctic Health Research Network Yukon Highlights Report 2007-2011 (2011)
    • [pdf] Knowledge Synthesis and Translation Workshop Final Report 2008 (2008)
    • [pdf] Promising Practices in Knowledge Translation for Research Users (2008)
      • A Review of the Literature

    OTHER

    • [pdf] Increasing Awareness and Education of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) in Yukon (2012)
    • [pdf] Mind Body Spirit (2010)
      • Promising Practices in First Nations and Inuit Home and Community Care
    • [pdf] Checklist and Action Plan ("Fall Prevention Checklist") (2009)
      • Yukon First Nations Version
    • [pdf] Yukon First Nations Health Promotion Spring School 2007 Report (2007)

    Videos & Documentaries

    Ä si Keyi, means "Our Grandfather's land." This dramatic sub-arctic land is changing. The film tells a story about how climate change and the history of food insecurity have affected Kluane First Nations people and the land they call home. It portrays strategic adaptation by embracing their past as the foundation towards prioritizing their culture and traditional values, practices and knowledge. Ultimately, it is a story of resilience of a peoples in the wake of a changing world.

    link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83w3iBDK684 This video by Robert Joe was created for Selkirk First Nation's Keeping Our Traditions project (2015-2016), in collaboration with the Arctic Institute of Community-Based Research in Pelly Crossing, Yukon Territory. The project was an initiative of the Selkirk First Nations government to find strategies for keeping traditional Southern Tutchone practices, values and knowledge amidst the challenges of a changing climate and reconnecting youth to the land. 

    link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83w3iBDK684

    This video by Robert Joe was created for Selkirk First Nation's Keeping Our Traditions project (2015-2016), in collaboration with the Arctic Institute of Community-Based Research in Pelly Crossing, Yukon Territory. The project was an initiative of the Selkirk First Nations government to find strategies for keeping traditional Southern Tutchone practices, values and knowledge amidst the challenges of a changing climate and reconnecting youth to the land. 

    Preview of a 45 minute video documentary currently in production that will incorporate original footage from 10 years ago of a family's life on the land and the sudden changes they are experiencing.
    The land that has sustained the Vuntut Gwitchin, People of the Lakes, in the Far North of Yukon, Canada, is undergoing rapid changes from global warming. This video takes you on a journey from nearly 20 years ago to the present with a community whose very survival is at risk.
    This is a preview of Norma’s Story, a powerful animation less than 6 minutes long, that depicts a story about Vuntut Gwitchin' Elder Norma Kassi and what it was like growing up in the 1950s in her community of Old Crow, Yukon. Created by brother and sister, Alex and Karen Hawley it is the first in the First Hand Climate Stories series. It is a story about climate change, about food security and about cultural survival. The full documentary can be purchased from National Film Board of Canada with the accompanying educational package (here: https://www.nfb.ca/film/normas_story/). The film has been shown and recognized at a variety of film festivals around the world, including the Montreal First Peoples Film Festival, the Chicago International Social Change Film Festival, the 18th Annual United Nations Association Film Festival in San Francisco, and the Annual Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival in Toronto, at which it won the title of "Best Canadian Short". See where else it's being shown by following Norma's Story on Twitter. 

    This is a preview of Norma’s Story, a powerful animation less than 6 minutes long, that depicts a story about Vuntut Gwitchin' Elder Norma Kassi and what it was like growing up in the 1950s in her community of Old Crow, Yukon. Created by brother and sister, Alex and Karen Hawley it is the first in the First Hand Climate Stories series. It is a story about climate change, about food security and about cultural survival. The full documentary can be purchased from National Film Board of Canada with the accompanying educational package (here: https://www.nfb.ca/film/normas_story/). The film has been shown and recognized at a variety of film festivals around the world, including the Montreal First Peoples Film Festival, the Chicago International Social Change Film Festival, the 18th Annual United Nations Association Film Festival in San Francisco, and the Annual Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival in Toronto, at which it won the title of "Best Canadian Short". See where else it's being shown by following Norma's Story on Twitter. 

    A film highlighting the "Our Changing Homelands" conference in Old Crow, Yukon, which focused teaching youth about climate change and its affect on their health.
    The "Vuntut Gwitchin Climate Change and Health Research in Northern Yukon" project was a three phase food security and climate change initiative that began in Old Crow Yukon in 2008.