Structure and Use of Caribou Antlers

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: social sciences, caribou, traditional knowledge, traditional wildlife use

Principal Investigator: Herzog, Marianne (2)
Licence Number: 8067
Organization: University of Quebec; University of Paris
Licensed Year(s): 1988
Issued: Jan 01, 1988

Objective(s): To characterize caribou antlers in relation to sex and age; to document the physical structure of antlers; to investigate the use of antlers; and to collect several pairs of antlers for chemical analysis

Project Description: Ms. Herzog is looking at the structure of caribou antlers and what people make from them. She will collect several sets of antlers to take back to Montreal for chemical analysis.