Aboriginal Communities and Mining in Northern Canada
Special issue of this on-line magazine. (Northern Perspectives 23(3-4). Canadian Arctic Resources Committee, 1996).
Aboriginal Subsistence and Culture
A high-content page of articles on subsistence hunting and fishing issues, with a particular focus on whaling. (High North).
Animal Rights and Native Culture
A view of native hunting and fishing from an animal rights perspective. Not surprisingly, the author opposes it. (Ted Altar, Archive: Animal Rights Resource Site).
This site contains a lot of important information on arctic and sub-arctic native peoples, with sections on natural resources, environmental justice and the history and culture of native peoples in the north.
Co-management of Aboriginal Resources in the Circumpolar North
Describes co-management of resources, including existing arrangements, the principles behind successful joint management programs, and the role of treaty negotiations and self-government. (Tracy Campbell, Information North 22(1). Arctic Institute of North America. Archive: Arctic Circle, 1996).
Ecological change in the Hudson Bay Bioregion: A Traditional Ecological Knowledge Perspective
(Terry Fenge, Northern Perspectives 25(1). Canadian Arctic Resources Committee, 1997).
Food Pollution Threatens Lives of Inuits in Arctic
(Leyla Alyanak, Earth Times News Service. Archive: World History Archive, 1997).
Sorry, no date. Early on I was really bad about keeping the information you would need to cite these documents. I think 1994 is a good guess. (Alan Herscovici, Archive: NAE).
Indigenous Knowledge Systems
This site just keeps looking better and better. A directory of Internet resources on traditional environmental knowledge, subsistence, sustainable resource development, etc. (Alaska Native Knowledge Network).
Inuits Say US Ban Hurts their Livelihood
Inuuqatigiit: The Curriculum from the Inuit Perspective
A curriculum for Inuit children. The last part includes a section on the relationship of people to the environment. K-12 resource. As usual at this site, there's no context for the document. (1997).
Nature and Utility of Traditional Ecological Knowledge
(Milton M. R. Freeman, Northern Perspectives 20(1). Canadian Arctic Resources Committee, 1992).
Northwest Alaska Beluga Whale Mapping Project
Describes the project. (Inuit Circumpolar Conference, Alaska, 1996).
Nunavut Planning Commission Databases
This site contains three searchable databases which cover environmental research, datasets and experts in environmental matters in Nunavut (and the north generally). The bibliographic materials include detailed abstracts. Very helpful.
Project Chariot: The Nuclear Legacy of Cape Thompson, Alaska
In 1957, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission selected a site approximately 30 miles southeast of the Inupiat Eskimo village of Point Hope to perform a number of "experiments," including the release of radioactive materials from a Nevada test site to analyze how such material would disperse through the area. The AEC's project involved the projected relocation of the Point Hope Inupiat.the relocation of the Katovik Inupiat. This article tells the history of these events. (Norman Chance, Artic Circle).
Recommendations on the Integration of Two Ways of Knowing: Traditional Indigenous Knowledge and Scientific Knowledge
(Inuit Circumpolar Conference, Seminar on the Documentation and Application of Indigenous Knowledge, Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada, November 15-17, 1996, 1996).
Resolution on a Nuclear Free Zone in the Arctic
The nuclear free zone was re-declared, partly because of MX and cruise missile testing or concerns about it in the arctic region. No date. (Inuit Circumpolar Conference, Archive: Fourth World Documentation Project).
Review of Inuit, Whaling, and Sustainability
Review of Inuit, Whaling, and Sustainability, by Milton M.R. Freeman, Lyudmila Bogolovskaya, Richard A. Caulfied, Ingmar Egede, Igor I. Krupnik, and Marc G. Stevenson. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press (1998), 208 pp. (Grete K. Hovelsrud-Broda, Journal of Political Ecology 6, 1999).
Review of Wenzel's Animal Rights, Human Rights
The full M.A. exists on-line, search for my name in the bibliographies. (Alx V. Dark, Excerpt from "Rednecks for Wilderness": History and Change in the Earth First! Movement and its Potential for Alliances with American Indian Activists. M.A. thesis, New York University. Archive: NAE, 1993).
Save the Seals and Damn the Natives: Faulty Notions of "Tradition" in the Anti-Sealing Movement
"Following protests from animal-rights and environmental groups, the EU banned sealskin trading, disrupting and sometimes devastating the economies of indigenous Arctic groups. This paper shows that the EU ban is based on an unrealistic, romantic definition of 'traditional hunting.'" (Grete K. Hovelsrud-Broda, Active Voices: The On-line Journal of Cultural Survival. Adapted from Research in Economic Anthropology 18).
Subsistence Hunting in a Global Economy: Contributions of Northern wildlife Co-Management to Community Economic Development
(Gary Kofinas, Making Waves: A Newsletter for Community Economic Development Practitioners in Canada 4(3). Archive: Arctic Circle, 1993).
Subsistence in Alaska: A Briefing Paper
Discusses the Alaskan Native Claims Settlement Act, tribal sovereignty and wildlife resource management at length. (Alaska Fish and Wildlife Conservation Fund and the Alaska Outdoor Council, Archive: Alaska Outdoor Council, 1995).
Technical Abstracts on Subsistence
This list was generated with Internet Assistant for Word 2, and it shows. It has also been around awhile. But you should look at it if your concern is subsistence practices in Alaskait contains information about Alaskan Native communities. (Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Subsistence).
Voices from the Bay
(Miriam McDonald, Lucassie Arragutainaq and Zack Novalinga, compilers, Northern Perspectives 25(1). Canadian Arctic Resources Committee. Reprinted from Voices from the Bay: Traditional Ecological Knowledge of Inuit and Cree in the Hudson Bay Bioregion. Ottawa: Canadian Arctic Resources Committee, 1997).
Wilderness: A Western Concept Alien to Arctic Cultures
Conservation ethics among western and indigenous peoples differ. Although "conservation of nature in the Arctic is a common goal of both indigenous cultures and elements of Western culture
increased understanding is necessary if mutually acceptable conservation efforts are to succeed." (David R. Klein, Information North 20(3). Arctic Institute of North America, 1994).