Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


nsf logoNational Science Foundation Programs supporting Arctic Research greatly appreciate the formal and informal feedback recently provided by local and Indigenous communities and Arctic researchers.

In this letter, NSF describes some of the actions taken to support Indigenous individuals and organizations to become more engaged in NSF's funding process; to improve the relationship among the agency, NSF-funded Principal Investigators (PIs), and local and Indigenous peoples living in the Arctic; and to improve the ability for NSF-funded investigators to incorporate Indigenous Knowledge (IK) into their projects.

Read the full Dear Colleague Letter.

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