Traditional Knowledge Study of the Beluga Whale in Belcher Islands

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: traditional knowledge, beluga whale, whale

Principal Investigator: Fleming, Brian (2)
Licence Number: 12685
Organization: Municipality of Sanikiluaq
Licenced Year(s): 1994
Issued: Jan 01, 1994
Project Team: L. Arragutainna

Objective(s): To gather and describe community knowledge about the distribution, movement and life history of beluga whales in the Belcher Islands region of southeast Hudson Bay.

Project Description: The HTA has appointed a steering committee to coordinate the project to gather and describe community knowledge about the distribution, movement and life history of beluga whales in the Belcher Islands. The committee will work with the other harvesters in the community to facilitate a series of workshops to discuss and examine certain aspects about beluga whales.