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 .

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  • 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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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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Get this from a library. Subsistence and the North Slope Inupiat: the effects Subsistence and the North Slope Inupiat book energy development. [John A Kruse; University of Alaska Anchorage. Institute of Social and Economic Research.]. Home» Departments» Iñupiat History Language and Culture.

The mission of the Department of Iñupiat History, Language and Culture is to document, preserve and perpetuate the history, language and culture of the North Slope Region and to ensure that cultural issues are given appropriate consideration during the planning process. 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 AugustMEETING 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 Subsistence and the North Slope Inupiat book 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. Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils to hold meetings statewide - Public is welcome and encouraged to participate. The Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils will meet throughout the month of March to develop proposals to change Federal subsistence fish and shellfish regulations for the regulatory years, and discuss other issues affecting subsistence in their regions.

To understand the subsistence economies of the North Slope, it helps to examine annual subsistence cycles for a coastal and an inland northern Alaskan subsistence system. 21 The following are generic cycles, based on a combination of village and regional data sets (Figure ~.

The North Slope Borough, encompassing the town of Barrow and seven small villages in an area the size of Minnesota, was given authority to collect property taxes from the new production facilities Author: Tom Kizzia.

• Combining cash-paying jobs and subsistence activities is the way most households in remote areas get along. A recent survey found, for example, that 78% of Inupiat households in northern Alaska combine jobs and subsistence fishing, hunting, and other activities.

North Slope oil fields Bristol Bay area salmon runs Red Dog zinc mine Bering Sea. May 08,  · A ‘North Slope Renaissance’ in Nuiqsut’s backyard In the two decades or so that Conoco and Nuiqsut have been next-door neighbors, the oil company has.

Impact of ANCSA in the Arctic Slope Taking Control: Fact or Fiction. A curriculum unit plan by Pat Aamodt. The unit provides teachers with resources that concentrate on the Inupiat people of the Arctic Slope to teach the complex issues of ANCSA by using information students can relate to.

In addition to the Iñupiat, the North Slope’s population is composed of Caucasians, Filipinos and other ethnic groups. More than three-fifths of the population live in Utqiaġvik, the region’s commercial and transportation hub.

Other principal communities are Point Hope and Wainwright. The search for petroleum also greatly affected the region. Since the end of World War II, with the discovery of North Slope oil inthe culture as well as the ecology of the region changed in ways never imagined by nineteenth-century Inuit.

Other wage-economies developed in the region. Kruse () found that the percentage of North Slope households obtaining more than half of their food from subsistence increased with increased labor force participation and increased income Author: Jack Kruse.

(Scan-A-Book) Waldo Bodfish, Sr., an Inupiat elder from Wainwright, a village on the arctic coast of Alaska, was asked to share his life story because it is important to our understanding of North Slope history and culture. Bodfish was a good observer with a keen interest in people, and he had an excellent memory for detail.

Jun 15,  · The U.S. DOD further notes, “Shell will move 33 ships and people to Alaska’s North Slope, and will helicopter some people a week to drilling platforms.” Deadhorse is the main landing area for the North Slope oil and gas production facilities in Alaska.

For the full interview, read Book sheds light on North Slope history through family stories by Shady Grove Oliver (1/12/). Libraries and archives are important reservoirs of material that can be used in creating/documenting family and community history. Tell your friends. Anchorage Museum teams up with O’Malley to describe Alaska food Author: Daniel Cornwall.

Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission, Barrow, AK. 1, likes · 4 talking about this · 23 were here. The members of Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission are the registered whaling captains and their crew 5/5(3).

These materials form the backbone (or could) of subsistence materials from the Yup'ik area. Encourage Aleut and Alutiiq subsistence curriculum development. There is a huge void here. I am not sure what to suggest. I have worked with Cugachmiut on subsistence curriculum, but their focus is on language materials at present.

Dec 25,  · Gift of the Whale: The Inupiat Bowhead Hunt, A Sacred Tradition [Bill Hess] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Bill Hess began his association with the Inupiat Eskimos in Eventually, he got permission to accompany them on their historic whale hunt. This book is his recordReviews: Houses exhibits, artifact collections, library, gift shop, and a traditional room where people can demonstrate and teach traditional crafts in Elders-in-Residence and Artists-in-Residence programs.

As an affliated National Park, the North Slope Borough owns and manages the Inupiat Heritage Center. The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, online daily edition, and email newsletters.

The Alaska Depart- ment of Labor reported that, for companies that collected and reported residency, of the 7, people who reported working on the North Slope in in the oil and gas sector, CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF ALASKA NORTH SLOPE OIL AND GAS TABLE North Slope Borough Residents' Employment by Sector and Ethnicity,a Employer.

North Slope Borough Village Police Officers (VPOs) respond to calls for service, provide community education, and are often the first personnel notified of a crisis, and the first to respond.

When the Polar Bear Patrol (coordinated by the North Slope Borough Department of Wildlife Management) cannot respond, community members contact the VPOs. The Inupiat of Arctic Alaska. An ethnographic history of the impact of oil development on the native people of Alaska's North Slope.

This ethnographic study is based on research that spans thirty years - from to The significance of the study is not limited to Alaska or to the Arctic. Books shelved as inupiaq: Blessing's Bead by Debby Dahl Edwardson, The Last Light Breaking: Living Among Alaska's Inupiat by Nick Jans, Comparative Eskim.

Feb 09,  · During the tour through the Inupiat Heritage Center, the guide will share with you about migration patterns, neighboring villages, subsistence living, festivals, and celebrations. In the traditional room, you may watch Inupiat artists hone their skills while making tools, crafting native art or possibly working on their Umiaqs for whaling season/5(4).

Nov 07,  · Former North Slope Borough Mayor Edward Itta died Sunday Itta became known for balancing the need for oil development and protecting subsistence. He insisted the Inupiat have a.

Inupiat have relied on a combination of trade, migration, subsistence and traditional values to thrive in this ‘harsh’ land (World of the Northern Eskimo). Subsistence Hunting and Fishing The Iñupiat are a hunter-gatherer people, who fish and hunt for subsistence.

For the Iñupiat who live on. So what’s the trouble. That is the ONLY time that migratory waterfowl can be found on the North Slope of Alaska. For a people very much dependent on subsistence hunting for their survival, the terms of this treaty removed a critical resource from the Spring and Summer menu.

gift of the whale the inupiat bowhead hunt a sacred tradition Dec 20, Posted By Paulo Coelho Library TEXT ID e61bbccb Online PDF Ebook Epub Library rescue i have long wanted to tell the story in more the whale will only give itself to respectful generous hunters who keep their ice cellars clean and share their food with.

Jun 30,  · People on the North Slope and elsewhere in rural Alaska still practice a subsistence way of life. Flush toilets and running water haven’t made it to every village yet, and in some cases “running water” means you can go get water from a tap in the village washeteria.Reports of permafrost thaw and brine seepage into ice cellars across the North Slope of Alaska suggest a possible threat to food security for indigenous people of the region (Nyland et al.

Apr 03,  · Herman Ahsoak is a whaling captain and subsistence hunter in Utqiagvik. He is a member of the Inupiaq, whose people have lived on the North Slope for .

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