Inuit Traditional and Modern Leadership from the Shamans' era to the up-coming self-government period; (2) Inuit Leaders, in the new political development

Regions: Inuvialuit Settlement Region, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: social sciences, anthropology, traditional knowledge, politics, spiritual beliefs, Inuit, religion, leadership

Principal Investigator: D'Anglure, Bernard Saladin (12)
Licence Number: 12102
Organization: Groupe d'Etudes Inuit et Circumpolaires, Universite Laval
Licenced Year(s): 1992
Issued: Jan 01, 1992
Project Team: F. Morin

Objective(s): To study the General Assembly of ICC; to study the Inuit leadership, looking on leaders' lifestory and socialization; to study the religious and political components of Inuit leadership in both the traditional and modern perspectives;

Project Description: The research will involve the study of Inuit leaders and political development. How one became a leader among the Inuit, traditionally and in the present time using factors such as kinship, leadership, personal performance, authority and religious power will be be investigated.