It is worthwhile to seek out and present the outliers in material culture and to broadcast their occurrence in order to better understand the practices and connections of the first Arctic peoples
Author Birgitte Sonne (Institute of Eskimology, University of Copenhagen) reports on Danish and Greenlandic ethnographic research on Inuit and Yupiit Arctic peoples
, and describes her own research and fieldwork.
As the NWP is a route through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, it is Canada's duty to first consider the detrimental effects of the use of the NWP on the Canadian Arctic environment and the Arctic peoples
. There are many Inuit communities along the NWP that should not be discounted by the size of their population.
These complex concerns have and will continue to have devastating impacts upon Arctic peoples
and their efforts to continue good stewardship throughout the region.
Where scientists see climate change and cooperation with Arctic peoples
in terms of what facts can be established so that successful policies can be implemented, the Inuit see climate change as part-and-parcel with their suicide rates, the vestiges of colonialism, and the enduring educational, governance, and other structures that that history installed.
The project involves the Finnish Snowchange organisation, which works with Arctic peoples
and the UK's Arkleton Trust.
3.1 The actions of Arctic peoples
and states, the interactions between them, and the conduct of international relations must be anchored in the rule of law.
Six indigenous Arctic peoples
' organizations are permanent participants.
Jerome's University in the University of Waterloo and co-chair of the Munk School for Global Affairs-Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation Arctic Peoples
and Security program.
These include threats of environmental contamination from decommissioned Russian nuclear submarines scuttled in the area (with their nuclear reactors on board), threats to the homes and hunting grounds of indigenous Arctic peoples
from climate change, and the possibility of oil slicks from shipping accidents if the Northwest Passage opens up.
(19) All these developments have strengthened the hand of Arctic peoples
when it comes to addressing actionable harms, especially in political settings.
On a more sober note, Van Deusen states that today's Arctic peoples
are mostly modernized but riddled by drugs and alcohol, and the native languages are being lost.