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Title Inuit, whaling, and sustainability / Milton M.R. Freeman ... [and others].

Published Walnut Creek, CA : Altamira Press, [1998]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  338.37295 INUI    AVAILABLE
Physical description pages cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: A Book On Inuit Whaling? -- Ch. 1. The Importance of Inuit Whaling Today. Social Importance. Whales as a Source of Food. Cultural Importance. Nutrition and Health. Economic Importance. Whaling and Spirituality -- Ch. 2. Whaling By Inuit: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. Beluga Hunting. Bowhead Hunting. Gray Whale Hunting. Humpback and Fin Whale Hunting. Minke Whale Hunting. Narwhal Hunting. Hunting for Other Small Whales -- Ch. 3. Human Rights and the International Whaling Commission. The International Whaling Treaty. Other Relevant International Initiatives. Recent Actions at the International Whaling Commission.
Summary Inuit, Whaling, and Sustainability is based on extensive ethnographic, ecological, and policy research sponsored by the Inuit Circumpolar Conference. It presents Inuit perspectives on the integral role whales play in cultural, economic, philosophical, and nutritional aspects of Inuit life. As a unique example of interdisciplinary and collaborative research, it is a model for development studies, environmental policy and science, community studies, and Native studies.
Other author Freeman, Milton M. R., 1934-
Subject Inuit -- Fishing.
Inuit -- Social conditions.
Whaling -- Government policy.
Whaling -- Law and legislation.
Sustainable fisheries.
Sustainable development.
ISBN 0761990623 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0761990631 (paperback: acid-free paper)