Subsistence and the North Slope Inupiat
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Subsistence and the North Slope Inupiat the effects of energy development by John A. Kruse

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Published by Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska in Anchorage .
Written in English



  • North Slope Borough (Alaska),
  • Alaska,
  • North Slope Borough,
  • North Slope Borough.


  • Inuit -- Alaska -- North Slope Borough -- Economic conditions.,
  • Inuit -- Alaska -- North Slope Borough -- Social conditions.,
  • Subsistence economy -- Alaska -- North Slope Borough.,
  • North Slope Borough (Alaska) -- Economic policy.

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn A. Kruse.
SeriesISER report series ;, no. 56, Monograph / Man in the Arctic Program ;, no. 4, Monograph (University of Alaska, Anchorage. Man in the Arctic Program) ;, no. 4.
ContributionsUniversity of Alaska, Anchorage. Institute of Social and Economic Research.
LC ClassificationsE99.E7 K93 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 45 p. :
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2153021M
ISBN 100883530341
LC Control Number88622818

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sweeping changes in the social and economic life of the North Slope Inupiat. To determine the extent of these changes, this report examines current patterns of subsistence activity on the North Slope and compares these to observed patterns in nearby regions which have not experienced such intense exposure to outside influences. Mission. The North Slope Borough is committed to having healthy communities, economically, spiritually and culturally. The Borough works with the tribes, cities, corporations, schools, and businesses to support a strong culture, encourage families and employees to choose a . The Iñupiat (or Inupiat, Iñupiaq or Inupiaq; Russian: Инупиаты) are a group of Alaska Natives, whose traditional territory roughly spans northeast from Norton Sound on the Bering Sea to the northernmost part of the Canada–United States border. Their current communities include seven Alaskan villages in the North Slope Borough, affiliated with the Arctic Slope Regional Corporation. North Slope Subsistene Regional Advisory Counil Meeting 5 Draft Fall Counil Meeting Minutes NORTH SLOPE SUBSISTENCE REGIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL Inupiat Heritage Center Utqiagvik, Alaska August , MEETING MINUTES Call to Order The meeting was called to .

Pat Petrivelli, Interagency Staff Committee, Subsistence Branch Chief Bureau of Indian Affairs Stacey Fritz, Anthropologist, Bureau of Land Management, Arctic Field Office, Fairbanks Bernadette Adams, North Slope Borough, Utqiagvik Felipe Farley, North Slope Borough Law Dept., Utqiagvik Roy M. Nageak, Sr., Utqiagvik. Sep 01,  · The population of the North Slope is approximately 7,most of whom are Inupiat Eskimo. The Inupiat of the North Slope have a lifestyle that is heavily dependent on the subsistence harvest of marine mammals, land mammals, fish, and migratory birds. Our continued reliance on subsistence hunting is what gives the Inupiat culture strength. North Slope Borough residents – The end of marked fi ve years since the formation of Voice of the Arctic Iñupiat (VOICE), a nonprofi t organization established to give Arctic residents a seat at the table when making decisions aff ecting them and their communities. Enacting positive change requires bringing people together, and last year. largely roadless areas of the North Slope. My purpose in this book is to focus on the changing character of Inupiat (Eskimo) travel behaviors that followed, including also the changing significance of the travel environments, as influenced also by the expanded subsistence resources and "spatial" skills that Author: Joseph Sonnenfeld.

This exciting case study traces accurately the history of the Inupiat Eskimo of Alaska from pre-contact times to the present. Ancient treks and family life are vividly described, while the impact of petroleum and the "Ideology of Progress" are discussed in detail. Dec 25,  · Gift of the Whale: The Inupiat Bowhead Hunt, a Sacred Tradition [Bill Hess] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Reveals the harsh Arctic landscape and the way of life it has wrought for the Inupiat Eskimos of AlaskaCited by: 5. Sep 01,  · As Nelson Frank, a Haida from southeast Alaska put it in his testimony before the Alaska Native Review Commission (recorded in the book Village Journey by Thomas Berger): "Subsistence living, a marginal way of life to most, has no such connotation to the Native people of southeast Alaska. North Slope Borough, , threatened and endangered species, cultural and subsistence resources, sociocultural systems, environmental justice, coastal zone management, recreation, visual resources, public health, and the economy. Each issue focuses on a special topic relating to the people of Barrow, Alaska, or to the Inupiat or Inuit peoples.