Inuit


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a member of a people inhabiting the Arctic (northern Canada or Greenland or Alaska or eastern Siberia)

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In 1978, Air Inuit began operations using a DeHavilland DHC-2 Beaver and is together possessed by the Inuit of Nunavik through the Makivik Corporation.
Traditional: With limited building materials available in the frozen tundra, such as wood or mud to make houses, the Inuit learned to make igloos out of snow and ice.
Critique: The Inuit (often called Eskimos by Americans) are a group of culturally similar indigenous peoples inhabiting the Arctic regions of Greenland, Canada, and the United States.
A group of Inuit heritage workers from Nunavut were in Edmonton recently to learn how to better manage museums and cultural centres in Nunavut.
Trade with the Inuit started around five years ago after a school ordered 12 kayaks to take to Greenland on an expedition.
2) As such, it is not known whether these surveillance data are a true reflection of the current rates of HIV infection among Aboriginal people, especially among those residing in Inuit regions (i.
In Inuktitut, the word qimmiit literally means "many dogs," (1) and, given their historic reliance on their packs working as teams with humans, the word builds into everyday Inuit terminology a special sense of multiplicity that is shared between this kind of canine and the people who have always been so much more to them than mere mushers.
Stories in a new skin; approaches to Inuit literature.
27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian presents "Arctic Journeys/ Ancient Memories: The Sculpture of Abraham Anghik Ruben," an exhibition that explores parallels between the ancient arctic cultures of the Viking/Norse and Inuit through bold sculptures of stone, bronze and bone.
This article looks at the use of the Inuit language in Nunavut's Legislative Assembly including the challenge of developing terminology within the parliamentary context.
And yet this is precisely the educational environment faced by Inuit parents and students in the traditional territory- and province-nm school systems.
Nunavut Generations: Change and Continuity in Canadian Inuit Communities
In the 1950s Inuit quickly adjusted to the stereotypic view of them by outsiders, a moment we identified in this book as "Eskimo" art; but starting in the 1960s they wrestled back their voice.
Later adventurers acquired a profound respect for the knowledge that had enabled Inuit ("the people") to thrive for centuries in a harsh environment that left so many newcomers starving and frozen.