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The Lucid Project: Medicinal Listening
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The Lucid Project: Medicinal Listening

December 31, 2020

Aaron Labbe was in his second year of studies at SUNY Fredonia’s School of Music when he suffered a mental breakdown so bad it caused a heart arrhythmia. He was rushed to hospital, where he spent three days in intensive care and nearly a week in the cardiac unit.

15 Minutes
Handprints
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Handprints

December 31, 2020

While fast, reliable access to prosthetic devices can be difficult to obtain in communities outside urban centres, the process becomes much easier when you have a 3D printer close at hand.

11 Minutes
Making Videos for Kids Help Phone
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Making Videos for Kids Help Phone

November 4, 2020

In 2017, Kids Help Phone (KHP), a free resource that provides mental health support and counselling via telephone or the Internet, noticed that Indigenous youth were using the service in relatively small numbers.

10 Minutes
Top 3 Engaging Makerspace Activities

Top 3 Engaging Makerspace Activities

July 23, 2020

Lindsay Makerspace teacher Becky writes about her favourite activities she had taught students! Read about the fun experiences had, and how these activities impacted the Lindsay Makerspace.

15 Minutes
SmartKamutik (front) and SmartBuoy on komatik just behind.
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SmartICE: Tracking Ice Safety in a Changing Climate

April 5, 2020

In 2010, Labrador endured what became known as the “Year of No Winter,” making travel over ice extra dangerous. Learn how a team of scientists and Inuit collaborated on a project to monitor ice safety in a changing climate.

20 Minutes
Another Dimension
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Another Dimension

April 5, 2020

Explore why and how Pinnguaq’s Lindsay Makerspace is using the Prusa MK3S 3D printer.

4 Minutes
To Save the World, Grow Insects
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To Save the World, Grow Insects

April 5, 2020

Can growing insects help us feed a changing planet? New ways to think about farming are powering Third Millennium Farms’ urban cricket operation.

5 Minutes
Siku app on laptop screen
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SIKU: The Indigenous Social Media App

April 5, 2020

Siku is the Inuktitut word for “sea ice.” It’s also the name of a new app: an Inuit-led social media project designed to help users navigate and share knowledge about a northern landscape in flux.

4 Minutes
desks lined up in rows inside of a classroom

It’s Off To School We Go!

September 23, 2019

Here are some of our staff members that will be attending schooling in 2019, here’s what they have to say!

20 Minutes
Icebergs in the middle of a lake

Tromsø Talk: Part 2

October 9, 2014

Pinnguaq’s Ryan Oliver spoke at a conference called “Indigenous Cultural Heritage and Technology in the Arctic” in Tromsø.

40 Minutes
Drone flying over a body of water

Tromsø Talk: Part 1

October 8, 2014

Pinnguaq’s Ryan Oliver spoke at a conference called “Indigenous Cultural Heritage and Technology in the Arctic” in Tromsø, Norway.