Traditions, traps and trends : transfer of knowledge in Arctic regions /

The transfer of knowledge is a key issue in the North as Indigenous people meet the ongoing need for adaptation in their habitat. In eight essays, experts survey critical issues surrounding the knowledge practices of the Inuit of northern Canada and Greenland and the Northern Sámi of Scandinavia. Re...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Oosten, J. G., 1945-2016 (Editor), Miller, Barbara Helen, 1949- (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Edmonton : Polynya Press, an imprint of the University of Alberta Press, [2018]
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • The transformation and transfer of Inuit knowledge : notes on isumaqsajuq, ilisaijuq, and qaujimajatuqangit / Willem C.E. Rasing
  • Language and literacy exchange between the Moravians and the Inuit : a transfer of knowledge in the 18th century / Thea Olsthoorn
  • Traditions, traps and tricks : social aspects of the transfer of Inuit qaujimajatuqangit / Frederic Laugrand and Jarich Oosten
  • Finding new places for transferring Inuit knowledge in Nunavut / Kim Van Dam
  • Living objects : the transfer of knowledge through East Greenlandic material culture / Cunera Buijs
  • Transfer of healing knowledge : a case study of the coastal Sámi / Barbara Helen Miller
  • Two traditional Sámi love songs and the transfer of knowledge / Nellejet Zorgdrager
  • Sámi storytelling and the transfer of knowledge : the Kautokeino rebellion and its aftermath / Nellejet Zorgdrager.