9781577664895

Nunavut Generations

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  • ISBN13:

    9781577664895

  • ISBN10:

    1577664892

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-10-30
  • Publisher: Waveland Pr Inc

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Inuit and Astronautsp. 1
The Human Geography of Nunavutp. 5
What Is the Difference between "Inuit" and "Eskimos"?p. 7
The Theme of "Generation"p. 9
Adaptation and the Colonial Footprintp. 11
Organization of the Bookp. 13
Why This Book?p. 15
Early Encountersp. 19
Ancestors and Originsp. 22
Contacts with Europeans in Eastern Canadap. 25
Commercial Whalingp. 28
Inuit as Cultural Brokersp. 30
Trading Companiesp. 33
Memories of Tradersp. 37
Dance from the Heartp. 43
The Myth of Sednap. 45
Missionariesp. 48
Traditional Inuit Healing and the Arrival of Western Medicinep. 53
Royal Canadian Mounted Policep. 59
Military Influencesp. 62
Living with the Peoplep. 67
First Fieldworkp. 67
A Humbling Experience: Field Notesp. 75
Mosquitoes, Tourists, and Anthropologistsp. 77
Doctoral Researchp. 78
1992 to 2006p. 84
Becoming Townspeoplep. 87
An Inuit Perspective on Migrationp. 89
Moving to Iqaluitp. 94
Moving to Pangnirtungp. 96
Moving to Cape Dorset (Kinngait)p. 99
Moving to Qikiqtarjuaqp. 101
Memories of Living in Townp. 107
Growing Up Biculturallyp. 113
Birth and Neonatal Carep. 114
Naming Practicesp. 114
Infancyp. 115
The Toddlerp. 117
Encountering a Wider Worldp. 118
The Middle Yearsp. 119
Teachers and School Principalsp. 121
What Did Inuit Parents Want?p. 123
The Extinction Myth: A Series of Flawed Assumptionsp. 129
Relocation and Lossp. 135
A Traumatized Generationp. 136
Mina and Lucassiep. 145
Finding a Political Voicep. 153
The Dream of Nunavutp. 157
Impacts of Nunavutp. 160
Elders' Views of Nunavutp. 162
Food Security in Nunavutp. 163
A Vision for Nunavutp. 167
Epiloguep. 171
Glossaryp. 177
Referencesp. 181
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