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Protecting the Arctic: Indigenous Peoples and Cultural Survival

By: Mark Nuttall

200 pages, no illustrations

Gordon & Breach

Paperback | Dec 1999 | #82825 | ISBN: 9057023555
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Hardback | Dec 1999 | #82824 | ISBN: 9057023547
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About this book

Explores some of the ways in which indigenous peoples have taken political action regarding Artic environmental and sustainable development issues, and investigates the involvement of indigenous peoples in international environmental policy-making. The text illustrates how indigenous peoples make claims that their own forms of resource management not only have relevance in an Artic regional context, but provide models for the inclusion of indigenous values and environmental knowledge in the design, negotiation and implemetnation of global environmental policy.


1. Indigenous Peoples and the Arctic Environment 2. Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development 3. Sustaining Environmental Co-operation 4. Cultural Preservation Through Cultural Presentation: Indigenous Peoples and Arctic Tourism 5. Constructing Indigenous Environmentalism 6. Ways of Knowing, Ways of Acting: The Claim for Indigenous Environmental Knowledge 7. Hunting and the Right to Development: The Case of Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling 8. Afterword: Cultural Survival and Cultural Diversity

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