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Record #152874:

Saqqaq: an Inuit hunting community in the modern world / Jens Dahl.

Title: Saqqaq: an Inuit hunting community in the modern world / Jens Dahl.
Author(s): Dahl, Jens.
Date: 1999.
Publisher: Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press
Abstract: Director of International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) describes small Inuit hunting community (largest non-town in Ilulissat municipality) in West Greenland and changes in last two decades. While modern technology is introduced, as it has for 200 years, and world views of Greenlanders change, community continues to base its life on traditional concepts, with sharing, exchanging and free access to hunting and fishing grounds. They combine these with other forms of employment. Saqqaq's c. 180 people speak Greenlandic, fly mainly Danish flag, entertain most households to coffee on birthdays. Halibut have enabled young to stay. KGH is still only trader. Chapters cover: history and daily life; beluga hunting; fishing (halibut and capelin); sealing, "bread and butter"; territoriality; sharing; social-political context. Siumiut : Atassut political parties divide community in half; in competitions, this may define sides, but so may drinker : non-drinker or Jensen : non-Jensen.
Keywords: 32 -- Politics.
39 -- Ethnography: Eskimo.
639 -- Hunting, fishing and associated activities.
T -- Social anthropology and ethnography.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*38) -- Greenland.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*38) : 39[Eskimo][1999]
ISBN: 0802082378
SPRI record no.: 152874

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