The Geographical Knowledge of the Inuit of the Copper Eskimo Area

Regions: Inuvialuit Settlement Region, Kitikmeot, Nunavut

Tags: social sciences, traditional knowledge, geography, Inuit

Principal Investigator: Collignon, Beatrice M. (4)
Licence Number: 12067
Organization: Department of Geography, McGill University
Licenced Year(s): 1998 1992 1991
Issued: Jan 01, 1992
Project Team: Self

Objective(s): To continue to study Inuit geography, their geographical thoughts about the land, their perception of space and the way they organize their knowledge of the land into a general explanation of the world around them; to record Inuit categories of perceiving the land and their territories;

Project Description: Ms. Collignon will continue to investigate Inuit geography, geographical thoughts about the land and perception of space and the way Inuit organize their knowledge of the land into a general explanation of the world around them.