Shirley Tagalik

Co-Investigator, Aqqiumavvik Society

Shirley is a retired educator, active researcher and community health advocate. A co-editor of Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit: What Inuit Have Always Known to Be True, she writes and presents extensively on Inuit cultural systems. Her work focuses on researching with Elders, and informs areas of climate change/food security, family wellbeing, culturally-based curriculum/training, youth programs and resource development. As a Director for the Arviat Aqqiumavvik Society, Shirley oversees research and facilitate family support programming