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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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Action Plan for Sami Languages

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Norwegian Government Administration Services
Description
Principle focus of the plan is to create the right conditions to increase the number of people actively using the Sami languages.
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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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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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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 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 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 Indigenous Youth Resilience and Vulnerability: Comparative Analysis of Adolescent Experiences Across Five Circumpolar Communities

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Olga Ulturgasheva
Stacy Rasmus
Lisa Wexler
Kristine Nystad
Michael Kral
Transcultural Psychiatry, vol. 51, no. 5, Indigenous Youth Resilience in the Arctic, 2014, pp. 735-756
Description
Looks at factors affecting resilience of Indigenous youth in five communities across the arctic including the Inuit in Canada, the Sámi in Norway, the Yup'ik and Inupiaq in Alaska, and the Eveny in Siberia.
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Arctic Insecurity and Indigenous Peoples: Comparing Inuit in Canada and Sámi in Norway

Alternate Title
European Consortium for Political Research General Conference ; 2015
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Wilfrid Greaves
Description
Compares how organizations representing the two peoples have characterized security in the North. The Inuit have emphasized environmental protection, preservation of cultural identity and maintenance of political autonomy. The Sami, when dealing with the same sorts of issues, tend not to frame arguments in terms of security.
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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 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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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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Changes in Film Representations of Sami Culture and Identity

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Anne-Kari Skarðhamar (Skarohamar) (Skardhamar)
Nordlit, no. 23, Arctic Discourses, 2008, pp. 293-303
Description
Discusses changes from 1929 to 2007 regarding Sami identity in Finnmark. Looks at the movie Lajla produced in 1929 comparing it to another version produced in 1937.
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