Arctic Peoples – More Resources
Unikkaaqatigiit: Putting the human face on climate change—Perspectives from Inuit in Canada, a 129-page book from Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, the National Inuit Organization, chronicles Native Inuit observations of climate change collected from across the Arctic. Concept maps and other visuals make the information accessible to learners as young as middle school. The book is available as a free PDF here.
Inuit Observations on Climate Change, a 42-minuite film produced by the International Institute for Sustainable Development, documents the impacts of climate change from an Inuvialuit perspective. In addition to the full-length version, a 14-minute summary film is also available. Both versions can be watched for free or ordered as a DVD here.
The Inuit Way: A Guide to Inuit Culture, a 50-page book from Pauktuutit, an Inuit Women’s Organization, is an enjoyable and easily-readable introduction to modern Inuit culture. It’s purpose, according to the Forward, is to “provide the reader a starting point for understanding the cultural underpinnings of modern Inuit”. The book, along with other publications is available as a free PDF here.