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Record #185855:

Knowing places: the Inuinnait, landscapes, and the environment / Béatrice Collignon ; translation and scientific editing by Müller-White.

Title: Knowing places: the Inuinnait, landscapes, and the environment / Béatrice Collignon ; translation and scientific editing by Müller-White.
Author(s): Collignon, Béatrice.
Date: 2006.
Publisher: Edmonton, Alta.: Canadian Circumpolar Institute
Abstract: Discusses geographic knowledge of Inuit of central Canadian Arctic, and explores importance of land in construction of identity. Notes that Inuinnait geographic knowledge is organised around three central concepts: relativity, connectivity and subjectivity. Such knowledge involves mixture of practical skills (e.g. orientation and meteorology) and oral tradition (e.g. stories and place names remembered).
Keywords: 39 -- Ethnography: Inuit.
113/119 -- Attitudes to nature.
291.8 -- Oral history.
398 -- Native peoples, folk beliefs and tales.
527 -- Navigation.
801.311 -- Place-names.
809.475 -- Eskimo-Aleut languages.
T -- Social anthropology and ethnography.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*41) -- Canada.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*41) : 398.32(=562)[2006]
ISBN: 1896445330
SPRI record no.: 185855

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