Piita Irniq: Making Peace

Between 1955 and the mid‐1960's, the Inuit of Canada underwent one of the fastest cultural transitions of any population in recorded history. Taken from their lands where life was lived in hunting camps using dog teams for transportation, they were forcibly relocated by the government into wood framed "settlements". Now required to pay rent, use snowmobiles to reach distant hunting lands their lives required the adoption of southern practices.

2016 Yukon Field School Information Session

Are you an undergraduate student looking for an awesome experience in the Canadian North?????We will be holding an info session for the new Anthropology and Archaeology Field School in the Yukon Territory on: 

Tuesday, October 6 - at 4pm, in Earth Sciences 614

Come learn about the wonderful opportunities at this new field school, “The Dynamic North: Climate, Economy and Society in Anthropological Perspective”. We will be hosted at the Arctic Institute of North America’s Kluane Lake Research Station for the duration of our time in the Yukon in May and June, 2016.


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