Max Friesen’s Project to Preserve Traditional Knowledge

In late July, a group of 10 people with ties to Bathurst Inlet travelled there to collect oral history stories, traditional knowledge, myths, legends, and Inuinnaqtun phrases. This is part of a five-year traditional knowledge preservation project spearheaded by the Kitikmeot Heritage Society and Professor Max Friesen. The team also includes PhD student Taylor Thornton, whose research will link archaeological sites to traditional knowledge in a publicly-accessible online mapping application.

Read the full article in the CBC News.