2010

SIKU: Knowing Our Ice

Documenting Inuit Sea Ice Knowledge and Use

ISBN: 978-90-481-8586-3 (Print) 978-90-481-8587-0 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxi

  2. SIKU: International Polar Year Project #166 (An Overview)

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      Pages 1-28

      SIKU: International Polar Year Project #166 (An Overview)

  3. Recording the Knowledge: Inuit Observations of Ice, Climate and Change

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 29-29

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      Pages 31-44

      Weather Variability and Changing Sea Ice Use in Qeqertaq, West Greenland, 1987–2008

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      Pages 45-80

      Mapping Inuit Sea Ice Knowledge, Use, and Change in Nunavut, Canada (Cape Dorset, Igloolik, Pangnirtung)

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      Pages 81-114

      “It’s Cold, but Not Cold Enough”: Observing Ice and Climate Change in Gambell, Alaska, in IPY 2007–2008 and Beyond

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      Pages 115-144

      Sea Ice Distribution and Ice Use by Indigenous Walrus Hunters on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska

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      Pages 145-160

      Sila-Inuk: Study of the Impacts of Climate Change in Greenland

  4. Using the Ice: Indigenous Knowledge and Modern Technologies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 161-161

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      Pages 163-180

      The Sea, the Land, the Coast, and the Winds: Understanding Inuit Sea Ice Use in Context

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      Pages 181-202

      The Igliniit Project: Combining Inuit Knowledge and Geomatics Engineering to Develop a New Observation Tool for Hunters

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      Pages 203-228

      Assessing the Shorefast Ice: Iñupiat Whaling Trails off Barrow, Alaska

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      Pages 229-254

      Creating an Online Cybercartographic Atlas of Inuit Sea Ice Knowledge and Use

  5. Learning, Knowing, and Preserving the Knowledge

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 255-255

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      Pages 257-274

      The Power of Multiple Perspectives: Behind the Scenes of the Siku–Inuit–Hila Project

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      Pages 275-294

      Knowings About Sigu: Kigiqtaamiut Hunting as an Experiential Pedagogy

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      Pages 295-320

      The Ice Is Always Changing: Yup’ik Understandings of Sea Ice, Past and Present

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      Pages 321-354

      Qanuq Ilitaavut: “How We Learned What We Know” (Wales Inupiaq Sea Ice Dictionary)

  6. SIKU and Siku: Opening New Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 355-355

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      Pages 357-376

      Indigenous Knowledge and Sea Ice Science: What Can We Learn from Indigenous Ice Users?

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      Pages 377-400

      Franz Boas and Inuktitut Terminology for Ice and Snow: From the Emergence of the Field to the “Great Eskimo Vocabulary Hoax”

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      Pages 401-412

      Inuit Sea Ice Terminology in Nunavut and Nunatsiavut

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      Pages 413-426

      Two Greenlandic Sea Ice Lists and Some Considerations Regarding Inuit Sea Ice Terms

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      Pages 427-444

      Partnerships in Policy: What Lessons Can We Learn from IPY SIKU?

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      Pages 445-452

      Epilogue: The Humanism of Sea Ice

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 453-501