New research partners Indigenous Arctic communities with scientific researchers for climate resilience

Kongiganak, in Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwin Delta, one of the communities with whom the team will be working. Credit: UMass Amherst

Dr. Julie Brigham-Grette is leading a new $3M National Science Foundation (NSF) grant that will support a three-year collaboration with Alaska Pacific University and the University of Alaska Fairbanks to bring academics from across the US together with indigenous Yupik and Cup’ik communities in Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim (YK) Delta.