Indigenous Communities Initiative Combines Traditional Knowledge with University-Based Research to Address Social and Economic Issues

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Indigenous Communities Initiative Combines Traditional Knowledge with University-Based Research to Address Social and Economic Issues

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Vancouver, BC — The Mitacs Indigenous Communities Engagement initiative is developing new models of collaborative research by combining traditional knowledge and Indigenous research methods with university-based research. This is being done through partnerships with Canada’s Indigenous peoples, and evaluating the models through a limited series of pilot projects.  

The Indigenous Communities Engagement initiative recently received funding support from the Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia, the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas, and Scotiabank.

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Keywords: Diversity & Inclusion | Indigenous Communities Engagement initiative | Scotiabank | address social and economic issues | csr

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