Alaskan Inuit Food Security Conceptual Framework: How to assess the Arctic from an Inuit Perspective.
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Inuit Circumpolar Council - Alaska
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Drastic changes are occurring within our world. We are on the forefront of these changes. We have lived here for millennia and have grown and changed with all that is around us. All that is around us physically and spiritually nourishes us, and our culture reflects the Arctic because we are part of this ecosystem. With these rapid changes comes the need for holistic information based on Indigenous Knowledge (IK) and science. With this understanding, we brought our concerns regarding the impact of Arctic changes on our food security to forums throughout the Arctic. Through these conversations, it quickly became evident that we were referring to something different than those we were holding the discussions with. We have often heard people within academia, policy and management speak to us of nutritional value, calories and money needed to purchase food. All of this is important, but not what we are talking about when we say food security. We are speaking about the entire A.....
PublisherInuit Circumpolar Council
Essential Ocean Variables (EOV)N/A
Spatial CoverageArctic Region
CitationInuit Circumpolar Council - Alaska (2015) Alaskan Inuit Food Security Conceptual Framework: How to assess the Arctic from an Inuit perspective. Anchorage, Alaska, Inuit Circumpolar Council - Alaska, 126pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-1695
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