Nunavik Research Center (Makivik Corporation)
The Nunavik Research Centre was created in 1978 following the signing of the James Bay & Northern Quebec Agreement. Initially created in order to monitor and collect land use and ecological data, much of the research
undertaken today focuses on country foods, the natural environmental and wildlife management.
Makivik Corporation's objectives include fostering, promoting, protecting and assisting in preserving the Inuit way of life, values and traditions, as well as developing and improving Inuit communities and their means of action.
By participating in this network, the Nunavik Research Centre will help ensure that research projects, as well as decisions made by the network, respect Makivik's overarching goals and priorities.
Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA)
Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) represents over 14,000 Inuit of the Qikiqtani (Baffin) region in a fair and democratic way. The Qikiqtani region includes 13 communities from Quttiktuq (High Arctic) down to Sanikiluaq (Belcher Island).
By participating in this network, QIA can make sure that the the research projects and the decisions made by the network respect their priorities regarding dogs in the communities.
Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.
Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) ensures that promises made under the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement (NLCA) are carried out. Inuit exchanged Aboriginal title to all their traditional land in the Nunavut Settlement Area for the rights and benefits set out in the NLCA. The management of land, water and wildlife is very important to Inuit. NTI coordinates and manages Inuit responsibilities set out in the NLCA and ensures that the federal and territorial governments fulfill their obligations.
Nunavut Research Institute
Nunavut Research Institute (NRI) is the gateway to scientific research in Nunavut! NRI licenses and coordinates scientifc research in the health, natural, and social research fields, as required under Nunavut's Scientists Act. They act as a clearing house for information on research in Nunavut and provide mentorship, guidance, and support to scientists working throughout the territory. NRI ensures that Nunavummiut are consulted and engaged in research and help to broker research partnerships that address needs and concerns of Nunavummiut.