Greenland

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Aboriginal Cultural Identity

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
J. W. Berry
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 19, no. 1, 1999, pp. 1-36
Description
Argues that for problems of identity the strategy for change requires committed leadership, populations that demand change, and changes to institutions and bureacracies.
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Adapting a Model of Response to Child Abuse to the Conditions in the Circumpolar North

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lene Mosegaard Søbjerg
Alice Fredsgaard Thams
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 75, Sexual and Reproductive Health Promotion in the Circumpolar North, 2016, p. article no. 32713
Description
Reports on changes to a child abuse centre in Greenland which has abandoned the one-door model in favor of becoming a knowledge centre with a travelling team of specialists.
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Adolescent Mothers: A Challenge for First Nations

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ruth Montgomery-Andersen
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 63, Supplement 2, 2004, pp. 274-279
Description
A mentoring program, which had success in African American and Latino communities, could have some value in the Greenlandic setting.
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Adverse Health Effects of Experiencing Food Insecurity among Greenlandic School Children

Alternate Title
Proceedings of the 15th International Congress on Circumpolar Health
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Birgit Niclasen
Max Petzold
Christina W. Schnohr
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 72, Supplement 1, 2013, p. article no. 20849
Description
Young boys aged 11 to 12 years of age, from lower income households, were found to have the greatest risk of food insecurity.
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Age-Related Macular Degeneration Among the Inuit in Greenland

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Nis Andersen
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 63, Supplement 2, 2004, pp. 320-324
Description
Study results point to the need for further research to identify the factors responsible for the development of AMD.
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Alootook Ipellie: The Voice of an Inuk Artist

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael P. Kennedy
Alootook Ipellie
Studies in Canadian Literature / Études en littérature canadienne, vol. 21, no. 2, 1996, pp. [155]-164
Description
Interview with Alootook Ipellie about shamanism, his works, and walking an invisible border.
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AMAP Assessment 2015: Human Health in the Arctic

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
John Øyvind Odland
Shawn Donaldson
Alexey Dudarev
Anders Carlsen
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 75, Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program, 2016, p. article no. 33949
Description
Overview of Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme reports starting with the 1998 report Arctic Pollution Issues; A State of the Arctic Environment Report. Provides an update on contaminant levels and health effects.
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Ancient Iron and Slags in Greenland

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Lynda Gullason
Études Inuit Studies, vol. 27, no. 1-2, Architecture Paléoesquimaude / Palaeoeskimo Architecture, 2003, pp. 517-521
Description
Book review of: Ancient Iron and Slags in Greenland by Vagn Fabritius Buchwald.
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Anticipation, Climate Change and Movement in Greenland

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mark Nutall
Études Inuit Studies, vol. 34, no. 1, Les Inuit et le Changement Climatique / The Inuit and Climate Change, 2010, pp. 21-37
Description
Article focuses on the benefits of being proactive in regards to the topic of climate change in Greenland.
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Archaeological Research in the North American Arctic

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Henry B. Collins
Arctic, vol. 7, no. 3 & 4, 1954, pp. 296-306
Description
Presents overview of archaeological work in the Arctic and relationships between early Inuit culture patterns of the Aleutian, the Old Bering Sea Culture, and the Ipiutak culture.
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Archaeology of the Polar Eskimo

Alternate Title
Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History ; v.22 pt.3
E-Books
Author/Creator
Clark Wissler
Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History
Description
Forms part of Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, v.22 (105-166).
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The Architecture at Three Saqqaq Sites in the Nuuk Fjord, Greenland

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Maria Hinnerson Berglund
Études Inuit Studies, vol. 27, no. 1-2, Architecture paléoesquimaude / Palaeoeskimo Architecture, 2003, pp. 329-346
Description
Focuses on box hearths, an axial feature and a boulder hearth at three excavated sites on the West Coast of Greenland.
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Arctic Energy Development and Best Practices on Consultation With Indigenous Peoples

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Dwight Newman
Michelle Biddulph
Lorelle Binnion
Boston University International Law Journal, vol. 32, no. 2, Summer, 2014, pp. 101-160
Description
Looks at some of the challenges associated with energy development in the Arctic which include environment, underdeveloped infrastructure and legal issues surrounding consultation.
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Arctic Food Security

Alternate Title
Occasional Publication Series (Canadian Circumpolar Institute) ; no. 58
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 Skin Boats

Alternate Title
Encyclopedia Arctica ; 9
Encyclopedia Arctica. Transportation and Communications
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Howard A. Chapelle
Description
Looks at umiak (open boats) and kayak (decked hunting canoe) used by Inuit in Canada, Greenland, Alaska and Asia and compares them to the Irish curraghs. Digitized copy of typescript is part of the unpublished reference work on the Northern Arctic and subarctic regions. Project ran from 1947-1951.
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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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Are the Circumpolar Inuit Becoming Obese?

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
T. K. Young
American Journal of Human Biology, vol. 19, no. 2, 2007, pp. 181-189
Description
Discussion of the higher risk for obesity, the need for ethnospecific obesity criteria and health interventions.
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Art and Technique of Inuit Clothing

Web Sites » Virtual Exhibits
Author/Creator
McCord Museum
Betty Kobayashi Issenman
Description
Virtual exhibition contains images of 32 items, each accompanied by a brief explanation.
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Arts From the Arctic: A Celebratory Exhibition

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Jan Ingram
Inuit Art Quarterly, vol. 8, no. 3, Fall, 1993, pp. 34-37
Description
Review on an exhibition at the Anchorage Museum of History and Art until September 19, 1993 in which art from Canada, Alaska, Greenland, Russia and Lapland was displayed. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 34.
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Association Between the FTO rs9939609 Polymorphism and the Metabolic Syndrome in a non-Caucasian Multi-Ethnic Sample

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Salam A. Al-Attar
Rebbecca L. Pollex
Matthew R. Ban
T. Kue Young
Peter Bjerregaard... [et al.]
Cardiovascular Diabetology, vol. 7, no. 5, March 2008, p. 5
Description
Study results of Canadians of South Asian and Chinese descent, Oji-Cree and Inuit (Greenland) indicated that the association between FTO gene associated with obesity extends to non-Caucasian subjects.
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Autonomy and Legal Systems of Greenland and Nunavut

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Natalia Loukacheva
no. 1
Description
Looks at traditional systems of social control to see if they can be tailored to fit existing legal systems as part of an independent legal/judicial system for the Inuit of Chukotka.
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Being Outside of the Box: Audiology in Northern Québec

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Hannah Ayukawa
Andrea Makiuk Roy
Canadian Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, vol. 38, no. 2, Service Delivery to First Nations, Inuit and Métis in Canada: Part 2, Summer, 2014, pp. 218-223
Description
Comments on the high prevalence of hearing loss due to otitis media and noise exposure.
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Bilingual Education in Nunavut: Trojan Horse or Paper Tiger?

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Andrew Hodgkins
Canadian Journal for New Scholars in Education/Revue canadienne des jeunes chercheures et chercheurs en éducation, vol. 3, no. 1, June 2010, pp. 1-10
Description
Discusses report by Thomas Berger, The Nunavut Project, which was used as the foundation for the Education Act of 2008.
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