In a year where the pandemic illustrated the need for digital communications in rural communities, Jean Marie River lost those essential connections during an emergency this Spring.
Digital Trapline is hosted by Norbert Poitras and Chris Hunt on CKLB Radio in Yellowknife (101.9 FM) every Friday from 5:10pm - 6:00pm!
During a three-day workshop hosted at Aurora College in Inuvik, participants shared questions, insights and experiences around digital technology and its impacts in the North.
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DigitalNWT is a co-designed project where the team works with Northern partners to create material through a critical lens that acknowledges the problems that increased use of online technologies can bring.
Firth-Hagen works to connect with Elders, youth and community members across the North and the country. She relies heavily on digital communication to do so.
While March 16 marks the virtual National Day of Action for Affordable Internet, many households in rural communities across the Northwest Territories (NWT) cannot participate.