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Aboriginal Political Representation: A Review of Several Jurisdictions

Alternate Title
Background Paper (Law and Government Division, Parliamentary Library) ;
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Peter Niemczak
Description
Briefly looks at efforts made in Maine, Scandinavia, New Zealand and Canada to provide some form of political representation which would increase Aboriginals' ability to influence government operations. 1994 version.
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Aboriginal Political Representation: A Review of Several Juristictions

Alternate Title
Background Paper (Law and Government Division, Library of Parliament) ; BP-359E
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Peter Niemczak
Description
Brief overview of efforts made in Scandinavia, New Zealand, Australia, Maine and Canada to increase Indigenous presence in government institutions. 1999 version.
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Aboriginal Representation in Government: A Comparative Examination

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Jennifer Schmidt
Description
Study examines three options that have been recommended for improving Aboriginal representation at the federal level in Canada. Looks at examples from Maine, New Zealand, and the Sami parliaments in Finland, Norway, and Sweden.
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Adult Education and Indigenous Peoples in Norway

Alternate Title
International Survey on Adult Education for Indigenous Peoples: Country Study: Norway
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Svein Lund
Description
Looks at adult education for Sami people including professional education for job qualification, unemployment reduction, and maintenance of Sami language and culture.
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Approaching Etuaptmumk: Introducing a Consensus-Based Mixed Method for Health Services Research

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Susan Chatwood
Francois Paulette
Ross Baker
Astrid Eriksen
Ketil Lenert Hansen ... [et al.]
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 74, 2015, p. article no. 27438
Description
Discusses collaboration between researchers and indigenous knowledge holders on a study which explored Indigenous values underlying health stewardship.
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Arctic 2014: Who Gets a Voice and Why It Matters (Part 2)

Alternate Title
Polar Initiative Policy Brief Series
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Anne-Marie Brady
Heather A. Conley
Marlène Laruelle
Rob Huebert
Willy Østreng
Aki Tonami
Description
Speakers discuss polar policies of United States, Russia, Canada, Nordic states, China, and Japan, Korea and Singapore. Followed by question and answer among presenters and with audience.
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The Arctic Council and “Law-Making”

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Natalia Loukacheva
Northern Review, no. 50, Law in the Canadian North, April 07, 2020, pp. 109-135
Description
Article describes the Arctic Counsel as a “high-level international intergovernmental forum founded by the Ottawa Declaration of 1996” and examines its role in supporting and contributing to international laws that pertain to the arctic.
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Arctic Food Security

Alternate Title
Occasional Publication Series (Canadian Circumpolar Institute) ; no. 58
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Gérard Duhaime
Nick Bernard
Sophie Thériault
Ghislain Otis
Christopher Furgal ... [et al.]
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Arctic Health Policy: Contribution of Scientific Data

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
James E. Berner
Andrew Gilman
International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, vol. 206, no. 4-5, 2003, pp. 351-362
Description
States that scientific findings from research have influenced government policy, including those issues that involve Arctic Indigenous health and the disparities that exist in this region.
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The Arctic Indigenous Language Initiative: Assessment, Promotion, and Collaboration

Alternate Title
Endangered Languages Beyond Boundaries: Proceedings of the 17th FEL Conference
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Lenore A. Grenoble
Description
Comments on the AILI project which is Indigenous-initiated and driven. Excerpt from Endangered Languages Beyond Boundaries: Proceedings of the 17th FEL Conference edited by Mary Jane Norris, Erik Anonby, Maire-Okile Junker, Nicholas Ostler and Donna Patrick. .
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Arctic Peoples and Beyond: Research Opportunities in Neuroscience and Behaviour

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lawrence Duffy
Abel Bult-Ito
Marina Castillo
Kelly Drew
Michael Harris
et al.
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 66, no. 3, 2007, pp. 264-275
Description
Presents a set of recommendations which are related to research opportunities to help give the development of future health research in circumpolar neuroscience and behaviour.
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Arctic Security: Different Threats and Different Responses: A Discussion Paper

Alternate Title
Proceedings of the Third Northern Research Forum ; 2004
The Resilient North: Human Responses to Global Change
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Rob Huebert
Description
Looks at historical understandings of security and the Arctic: traditional, environmental, and human. Presentation from: Proceedings of the Third Northern Research Forum: The Resilient North: Human Responses to Global Change, Yellowknife, NWT, 2004.
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Arctic Tourism: Realities & Possibilities

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Patrick T. Maher
Hans Gelter
Kevin Hillmer-Pegram
Gestur Hovgaard
John Hull ... [et al.]
Arctic Yearbook, 2014, pp. [1]-17
Description
Discusses the positive and negative repercussions that arise as a result of tourism.
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Association between Dog Ownership and Type 2 Diabetes in Later Life: The Helsinki Birth Cohort Study

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Merja K. Laine
Niko S. Wasenius
Hannes Lohi
Mika Simonen
Katriina Tiira ... [et al.]
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 78, no. 1, 2019
Description
Study includes 731 people, assess the assumption that dog ownership might be a protective factor in relation to Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) given reported beneficial effects on physical activity and emotional wellbeing. Research found that in the group of people around 70 years of age dog ownership did not reduce the odds of developing T2D.
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Associations of Deliberate Self-Harm with Loneliness, Self-Rated Health and Life Satisfaction in Adolescence: Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1986 Study

Alternate Title
Proceedings of the 15th International Congress on Circumpolar Health
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Anna Reetta Rönkä
Anja Taanila
Markku Koiranen
Vappu Sunnari
Arja Rautio
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 72, Supplement 1, 2013, p. article no. 21085
Description
In a study of over 7000 youth, aged 16 years and older, it was revealed that loneliness is associated with increased instances of deliberate self-harm (DSH).
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Canadian Representation and Aboriginal Peoples: A Survey of the Issues

Alternate Title
Research Program of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Robert A. Milen
Description
Looks at options for participation in legal and political institutions, including examples from New Zealand and Scandinavia, and initiatives at the provincial level.
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Circumpolar Health Indicators: Sources, Data, and Maps

Alternate Title
Circumpolar Health Supplements
Articles » General
Author/Creator
T. Kue Young
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, Supplement 3, 2008, pp. 1-128
Description
Statistical data from Health Transitions in Arctic Populations used to compile statistical tables on all circumpolar countries and their northern regions outlining health status, determinants and healthcare.
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Cold Working Environments on Dairy Farms in Finland

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Veli-Matti Tuure
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 62, no. 2, 2003, pp. 190-203
Description
Results focus on variety of work places and variances in temperatures found in the dairy farm environment.
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A Comparative Review of Circumpolar Health Systems

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Kue Young
Kathryn Anderson
Gregory Marchildon
Susan Chatwood
Peter Bjerregaard ... [et al.]
Circumpolar Health Supplements, no. 9, 2012
Description
Describes and compares health care systems in the northern regions of the Arctic countries.
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Contemporary Dynamics of Sámi Media in the Nordic States

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lia Markelin
Charles Husband
Media International Australia Incorporating Culture and Policy, no. 149, Indigenous Media Practice, November 2013, pp. 70-81
Description
Comments on the challenges of developing a Sami mediascape due to diversity in language, culture, and area of residence.
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Continuing Care in Nunavut 2015 to 2035

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Government of Nunavut]
Description
Provides brief overview of care practices in Canada, circumpolar countries, and Nunavut and reports results of needs assessment conducted.
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