Former Hart Fellow Michaela Stith’s work published in Environmental Research

Former Hart Fellow Michaela Stith recently had her article, “Defining Indigenous Peoples’ Traditional Knowledge in the context of the Arctic Council,” published in International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic’s (INTERACT) guide for facilitating local adaptation to environmental change.

During 2018-2019, Stith was a Hart Fellow in Tromso, Norwayl with the Indigenous Peoples’ Secretariat of the Arctic Council, an organization that works to facilitate the participation of indigenous people organizations in the work of the Arctic Council. She conducted research about the contributions of Indigenous groups to policies in the Arctic.

Her article aims to contextualize the definition of Indigenous knowledge for Arctic-based scientists and station-managers who may not be familiar with the concept. Read the full article here.