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Polar Peoples Websites


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Access the following web sites for information that relates to "Polar Peoples".

 

Arctic Council
Features: Outlines of the scientific work, links to the Arctic Council Scientific Working Groups and Arctic indigenous representatives within the Arctic Council.

Quote: "A high-level, intergovernmental forum for cooperation, coordination and interaction between Arctic states, indigenous communities and other Arctic residents." “The scientific work of the Arctic Council is carried out in five expert working groups focusing on such issues as monitoring, assessing and preventing pollution in the Arctic, climate change, biodiversity conservation and sustainable use, emergency preparedness and prevention in addition to the living conditions of the Arctic residents.”

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IPS-Arctic Council Indigenous Peoples’ Secretariat (Indigenous Peoples at the Arctic Council)
Features: News and articles, newsletter, backgrounders, calendar of events

Quote: "The Arctic Council Indigenous Peoples’ Secretariat is a support secretariat for the International Indigenous Peoples’ Organizations that are Permanent Participants to the Arctic Council."

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ICC-Inuit Circumpolar Conference
Features: News and archive, links, translation of a list of acronyms and verbs from English to Greenlandic

Notes: International organization representing about circumpolar 150.000 Inuit

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ITK-Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (National Inuit organization, Canada)
Features: Resources, links, publications, Inuit history (http://www.itk.ca/5000-year-heritage/index.php), climate change (http://www.itk.ca/environment/index.php), and much more

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Arctic Studies Centre (Smithsonian Institution)
Features: publications, exhibitions, research and resources and more

Quote: "The Arctic Studies Center invites you to explore the history of northern peoples, cultures, and environments and the issues that matter to northern residents today. Join us as we excavate arctic sites; support indigenous efforts to preserve cultural heritage; and work with communities and scholars to share the treasures preserved in museum collections and archives."

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Maps of Circumpolar Peoples

Map: Population distribution in the circumpolar Arctic (UNEP/GRID-Arendal Maps and Graphics library): Click here

Map: People of the Arctic (from ACIA Report Graphics): Click here

 


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