2015 RCGS Graduate Research Scholarships
Jeanette Carney, Memorial University
Asbestos Hill Mine: History and Legacy
Jeanette Carney’s research is on the operational history of the Asbestos Hill mine in Nunavik (northern Québec), as well as the mine’s past and current impacts on Inuit.
The purpose of this research is to contribute to the knowledge of mining impacts in
Nunavik and on Inuit in the Canadian North and to provide a historical context to current mineral development issues in the region.