Aklavik

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All Saints School — Aklavik, NWT

Alternate Title
Anglican Residential Schools
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
General Synod Archives
Anglican Church of Canada
Description
Provides a short history of the All Saints School in Aklavik, founded in 1919 by Bishop James Richard Lucas of the Diocese of Mackenzie River.
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Inuvialuit Social Indicators: Applying Arctic Social Indicators Framework to Study Well-Being in the Inuvialuit Communities

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Andrey Petrov
Northern Review, no. 47, Dealing with Resource Development in Canada's North, August 03, 2018, pp. 167-185
Description
Study employs the Arctic Social Indicators (ASI) framework to assess the health of six communities in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR). Indicators assessed include: health and population, material well-being cultural vitality, closeness to nature, education, and fate control.
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Our Northern Citizen

Alternate Title
Perspective: Arctic Essay: 3
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
John Howe
Description
Covers three topics: relocation of Aklavik, effects of development and project to introduce reindeer herds to the area. Duration: 30:00.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Chief James Firth, Chief, Inuvik Gwich'in Council

Documents & Presentations
Description
The file contains a presentation by Chief James Firth of the Inuvik Gwi'chin Council. Chief Firth delivers a presentation on the history of Inuvik including the relocation of people by the government from nearby Aklavik to Inuvik; alcoholism and related social and health problems; the need to prepare for future resource development; the need for cross-cultural co-operation and mutual respect; some of the goals of the Council; the relation of self-esteem to quality of life; and the need for a "renewed political arrangement with the Government of Canada."
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Elizabeth Hansen, Councillor, Inuvik Native Band

Documents & Presentations
Description
The file contains a presentation by Elizabeth Hansen, Councillor, Inuvik Native Band. Hansen delivers a presentation on promoting, preserving, and maintaining Gwich'in cultural heritage. Hansen discusses heritage's relation to Economic development; housing; social services; alcoholism, drug, and solvent abuse; justice; and health services.
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Unikkaaqatigiit: Putting the Human Face on Climate Change: Perspectives from the Inunvialuit Settlement Region

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Communities of Aklavik
Inuvik
Holman Island
Paulatuk and Tuktoyaktuk
Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC)
Inuit Tapiriit
Kanatami (ITK)
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
Centre Hospitalier du l’Université du Québec
Description
Reports results of workshop discussions about observed changes in the environment, impact of changes, and present and future adaptations.
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