The Arctic Eider Society

Project duration

May 2021 – Ongoing

Services Provided

  • iOS & Android Mobile App Development
  • Updates & Maintenance
  • Staff Augmentation

The Arctic Eider Society, a registered Canadian charity based in Sanikiluaq, Nunavut, works with communities across Hudson Bay and Inuit Nunangat.

SIKU iOS and Android Mobile Applications

SIKU is a mobile app and web platform by and for Inuit which provides tools and services for ice safety, language preservation and weather. Many Hats has worked extensively with the internal team at SIKU on the development of the geocoding and mapping features, providing local inhabitants with crucial live updates on their geological surroundings.

Tech Stack


  • Android app: Kotlin, Java
  • iOS app: Swift
  • Mongo DB: Realm
  • Mapbox SDK
  • Jetpack+compose (android)
  • UIkit+SwiftUI (iOS
siku ice and weather safety siku research and stewardship siku language and knowledge transfer
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