Citation:Korsmo, Fae, and Amanda Graham. Research in the North American North: Action and Reaction. Arctic 55, no. 4 (2002): 319-328.
Date Published:2002

The political mobilization of indigenous peoples in the North American North has resulted in new guidelines, statements of ethical principles, and consultative processes for the conduct of scientific research. This article explores the history of large-scale physical science in the North, the development of ethical principles for research conduct in Canada and the United States, and the potential difficulties of bridging the gaps between scientists and indigenous communities.

Key words: research conduct, participatory research, community consultation, research ethics, history of science, social studies of science, ethical practice, Canada, Alaska

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