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Shifting stories, changing places: transformational narratives of climate change in northwestern Canada and Alaska
Principal Investigator: Van Wyck, Peter
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: This research looks at how northern communities and environmental groups have deployed “public storytelling” to influence public policy in two particular instances related to northern food security and climate change: (1) protection of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge lands as calving grounds of the Porcupine caribou herd and (2) regulation of industrial activities in the Arctic Ocean as these ...

When the Whalers Were Up North
Principal Investigator: Eber, Dorothy
Licenced Year(s): 1988
Summary: Ms. Dorothy Eber is to work through interpreters in Pond Inlet in gathering oral history related to whaling in Baffin Island, Hudson Bay and the Strait. She hopes to integrate the oral history into the historical context of existing information. Due to weather problems she did not travel to Pangnirtung but received material which can be incorporated along with the oral histories....