In 2009 Hokotehi held the blessing for the World March for Peace and Non-Violence and then attended the close of the march in Punta de Vacas, Argentina three months later. Last year, Hokotehi facilitated a Congress session on Peace, Sustainability and Respect at the 12th International Society of Ethnobiologists Congress in Tofino, Canada where we were joined by presenters from the Hopi Nation and Kanaka Maoli from Hawai’i.
Squeezing all we have done into SSHRC's 20-page limit, our Mid-term Report highlights the range of activites and ideas engaged in by IPinCH Community-based Initiatives/Case Studies, Working Groups, Partner Organizations, Students, and other team members.
The IPinCH-supported project, A Case of Access: Inuvialuit Engagement with the Smithsonian’s MacFarlane Collection, grew out of the Inuvialuit desire to have greater access to and knowledge about a unique collection of Inuvialuit material culture, collected by the Hudson's Bay trader, Roderick MacFarlane from the Anderson River region and brought to Washington, D.C., in the 1860's.
Brian Noble, Sociology & Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University, and IPinCH Co-investigator, has commented on the revised Chapter Nine: Research Involving Aboriginal Peoples, of the 2nd Draft of the Canadian Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans.
On behalf of the IPinCH Steering Committee, Project Director George Nicholas forwarded these comments on the Draft 2nd Edition of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS2) to the Tri-council Panel on Research Ethics on June 30, 2009.
Catherine Bell, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta, and IPinCH Steering Committee Member has commented on Chapter Nine: Research Involving Aboriginal Peoples, of the 2nd Draft of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans.