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Adoption Among the Inuit

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Joan B. Silk
Ethos, vol. 15, no. 3, September 1987, pp. 320-330
Description
Focuses on the context of adoption in the Arctic and compares it to patterns in Oceania and West Africa.
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Alaska Naming Traditions

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
AlaskaWeb
Description

Brief description of Aleut; Inuit, Eskimo, Eyak, Haida and Tsimshian; Yup'id, Cup'ik and Inuqiaq, Tlingit; and Athapaskan, Tanaina and Kutchin customs.

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Alutiiq Ethnicity

Theses
Author/Creator
Patricia Hartley Partnow
Description
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1993.
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Angotee: Story of an Eskimo Boy

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Douglas Wilkinson
Description
Documentary traces an Inuit boy's life from birth to marriage by following him and his family through the different seasons. Duration: 29.56.
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At the Autumn River Camp, Part 2

Alternate Title
At the Autumn River Camp, Part Two
Netsilik Series
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Quentin Brown
Description
Shows traditional way of life for nomadic Netsilik Inuit as they move again. The men construct an igloo and build a sleigh of skins, frozen fish and caribou antlers. Duration: 33:06.
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At the Caribou Crossing Place: Part 1

Alternate Title
At the Caribou Crossing Place: Part One
Netsilik Series
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Quentin Brown
Description
Shows the traditional way of life for nomadic Netsilik Inuit at camp in early autumn. A woman works on caribou hides, men return from hunting caribou and a boy is picking berries. Duration 30:17
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At the Spring Ice Camp: Part 3

Alternate Title
At the Spring Ice Camp: Part Three
Netsilik Series
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Quentin Brown
Description
Shows traditional nomadic way of life of the Netsilik Inuit. Lone hunter travelling with sled dogs, snares a squirrel and uncovers hidden fish. Community packs up and moves to shore for the summer. Duration: 26:33.
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At the Spring Sea Ice Camp: Part 1

Alternate Title
At the Spring Sea Ice Camp: Part One
Netsilik Series
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Quentin Brown
Description
Shows traditional nomadic way of life of the Netsilik Inuit as as they travel across the sea ice by dog sled and build igloos. Boy practices throwing his spear and a woman makes sealskin boots. Duration: 26:40.
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At the Spring Sea Ice Camp: Part 2

Alternate Title
At the Spring Sea Ice Camp: Part Two
Netsilik Series
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Quentin Brown
Description
Shows traditional nomadic way of life of the Netsilik Inuit. Men hunt seal to skin, polar bear dries and people eat raw fish. Duration: 36:35.
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At the Winter Sea Ice Camp: Part 1

Alternate Title
At the Winter Sea Ice Camp: Part One
Netsilik Series
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Quentin Brown
Description
Shows traditional nomadic way of life of the Netsilik Inuit. A family travels with dogs and sleds stopping to make camp. The men cut blocks and the women shovel the site for the igloo. One of the men gets a seal. Duration: 35:42.
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At the Winter Sea Ice Camp: Part 2

Alternate Title
At the Winter Sea Ice Camp: Part Two
Netsilik Series
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Quentin Brown
Description
Shows traditional nomadic way of life of the Netsilik Inuit. Children at play, fixing of igloo, making clothes and a seal catch for the day. Duration: 36:16.
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[Atanarjuat The Fast Runner]

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Mick Mallon
Etudes Inuit Studies, vol. 28, no. 1, Art et représentation / Art and Representation, 2004, pp. 185-210
Description
Book review of: Atanarjuat The Fast Runner by Paul Apak Angilirq, Zacharias Kunuk, Norman Cohn, Hervé Paniaq, Pauloosie Qulitalik, Bernard Saladin D'Anglure. Book published from a screenplay of movie with same title.
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Before Tomorrow

Alternate Title
The Fast Runner
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Arnait Video Collective
Jorn Riel
Stephane Rituit
Description
Third feature in The Fast Runner series portrays the adventures of two isolated Inuit families reuniting in 1840 for fishing season. Story is based on For Morgendaggen by Jorn Riel. English subtitles. Duration: 1:32:23.
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Body Techniques of Health: Making Products and Shaping Selves in Northwest Alaska

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Amber Lincoln
Études Inuit Studies, vol. 34, no. 2, Technologies Créatives / Creative Technologies, 2010, pp. 39-59
Description
Examines the connection between body and technology and wellness. Also seeks understanding of why local residents consider traditional activities a solution to social problems such as substance abuse.
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Building a Kayak, Part 1

Alternate Title
Building a Kayak, Part One
Netsilik Series
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Quentin Brown
Description
Shows the traditional nomadic way of life of the Netsilik Inuit depicting men building a kayak on the shore. Duration: 32:20.
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Building a Kayak, Part 2

Alternate Title
Building a Kayak, Part Two
Netsilik Series
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Quentin Brown
Description
Shows the traditional nomadic way of life of the Netsilik Inuit. Men finish building the kayak. Duration: 32:46.
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The Case of Pelagie Inuk: The Only Inuk Woman to Become a Grey Nun

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Frédéric Laugrand
Jarich Oosten
Études Inuit Studies, vol. 38, no. 1-2, Cultures Inuit, Gouvernance et Cosmopolitiques / Inuit Cultures, Governance and Cosmopolitics, 2014, pp. 157-176
Description
Looks at the unique recruitment of an Inuk woman as a nun in 1951.
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A Change of Subject: Perspectivism and Multinaturalism in Inuit Depictions of Interspecies Transformation

Alternate Title
Un changement de sujet : Perspectivisme et multinaturalisme dans les représentations inuit des transformations interespèces
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sean P.A. Desjardins
Études Inuit Studies , vol. 41, no. 1-2, Bestiaire inuit = Inuit Bestiary, 2017, pp. 101-124
Description
Article argues that two pre-contact Inuit artifacts, recovered from the Pingiqqalik site, depict interspecies transformation; author argues that this is evidence that interspecies relations were influenced by a cosmology rooted in multinaturalism.
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Children with Babysitter

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Institute for Northern Studies
Description
"R.G. Williamson's Children & Babysitter" Rankin Inlet, [NU].
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Chipewyan, Cree and Inuit Relations West of Hudson Bay, 1714-1955

Alternate Title
Chippewayan, Cree and Inuit Relations West of Hudson Bay, 1714-1955
Chipwyan, Cree and Inuit Relations West of Hudson Bay, 1714-1955
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
James G. E. Smith
Ethnohistory, vol. 28, no. 2, Spring, 1981, pp. 133-156
Description
Analyzes three phases of relations among groups using historical sources including documentation from the Hudson's Bay Company Archives, Winnipeg.
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Collaborating to Improve Child and Youth Mental Health in Nunavik

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sarah Fraser
Rémy Rouillard
Lucie Nadeau
Léna D'Ostie Racine
Raymond Mickpegak
Études Inuit Studies, vol. 40, no. 1, Inuit Health, 2016, pp. 23-41
Description
Looks at various collaborative care models and interviews administrators, clinicians, and Inuit families about expectations for mental health services and care.
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Covering Bones: The Archaeology of Respect on the Kazan River, Nunavut

Alternate Title
Recouvrir les ossements : L’archéologie du respect sur la rivière Kazan, Nunavut
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
T. Max Friesen
Andrew M. Stewart
Études Inuit Studies, vol. 41, no. 1-2, Bestiaire inuit = Inuit Bestiary, 2017
Description
Authors examine the archaeological evidence of the historic Inuit practice of burying the bones of harvested caribou; describe this as a manifestation of the respect and reverence Inuit communities held for the non-human members of their communities. Research conducted in collaboration with Qamani'tuaq (Baker Lake) community members.
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Cultural Continuity and Communities and Well-Being

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Stephanie Martin
Journal of Rural and Community Development, vol. 7, no. 1, Human Resources and Remote Indigenous Communities, 2012, pp. 74-92
Description
Discusses household survey conducted on Inuit living in remote communities of Inupiat, Yupiit, and Siberian Yupiit Alaska.
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