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Title Cultivating Arctic landscapes : knowing and managing animals in the circumpolar North / edited by David G. Anderson and Mark Nuttall
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 238 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Chapter 1 Reindeer, Caribou and 'Fairy Stories' of State Power; Chapter 2 Uses and Abuses of 'Traditional Knowledge': Perspectives from Yukon Territory; Chapter 3 Local Knowledge in Greenland: Artic Perspectives and Contextual Differences; Chapter 4 Codifying Knowledge about Caribou: The History of Inuit Oaujimajatuqangit in the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut, Canada; Chapter 5 A Story about a Muskox: Some Implications of Tetlit Gwich'in Human-Animal Relationships
Chapter 11 Caribou Crisis or Administrative Crisis? Wildlife and Aboriginal Policies on the Barren Grounds of Canada, 1947-60Chapter 12 Epilogue; Notes on Contributors; Bibliography; Index
Chapter 6 'We did not want the muskox to increase': Inuvialuit Knowledge about Muskox and Caribou Populations on Banks Island, CanadaChapter 7 Political Ecology in Swedish Saamiland; Chapter 8 Saami Pastoral Society in Northern Norway: The National Integration of an Indigenous Management System; Chapter 9 Chukotkan Reindeer Husbandry in the Twentieth Century: In the Image of the Soviet Economy; Chapter 10 A Genealogy of the Concept of 'Wanton Slaughter' in Canadian Wildlife Biology
Summary In the last two decades, there has been an increased awareness of the traditions and issues that link aboriginal people across the circumpolar North. One of the key aspects of the lives of circumpolar peoples, be they in Scandinavia, Alaska, Russia, or Canada, is their relationship to the wild animals that support them. Although divided for most of the 20th Century by various national trading blocks, and the Cold War, aboriginal people in each region share common stories about the various capitalist and socialist states that claimed control over their lands and animals. Now, aboriginal peop
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-232) and index
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Subject Domestic animals -- Arctic regions.
Eskimos -- Domestic animals.
Eskimos -- Hunting.
Human-animal relationships -- Arctic regions.
Pastoral systems -- Arctic regions.
Reindeer herding -- Arctic regions.
Sami (European people) -- Domestic animals.
Sami (European people) -- Hunting.
Form Electronic book
Author Anderson, David G. (David George), 1965-
Nuttall, Mark.
ISBN 1782382097 (electronic bk.)
9781782382096 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)