Leadership and Governance in Nunavut and Nunavik : Life stories, Analytical Perspectives and Trainings

The CURA Inuit Leadership and Governance in Nunavut and Nunavik: Life Stories, Analytical Perspectives and Training is a five years (2010-2015) research and training project mainly funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. It brings together researchers, students and community members in a jointly effort to think and prepare the future leadership and governance of Nunavut and Nunavik. The project pursue three kind of activities:
  1. the production of a dozen of biographies of Inuit leaders;
  2. the organization of thematic workshops held in the North;
  3. the organization of research seminars.

Principal Investigator

  • Frédéric B. Laugrand, Université Laval.


  • Thierry Rodon, Université Laval
  • Donna Patrick, Carleton University
  • Michèle Therrien, INALCO (France)
  • Shelley Tulloch, Trinity Western University
  • Louis-Jacques Dorais, Université Laval
  • Michelle Daveluy, Université Laval
  • Sophie Thériault, Université d'Ottawa
  • Fiona Walton, University of Prince Edward Island