Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press; First Edition edition (November 2002)
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lately, the view has emerged that the Inuit have been coerced through the Canadian executive into leaving behind existence in scattered camps for centres of habitation. In "Arctic Migrants/Arctic Villagers", David Damas demonstrates that for a few years govt rules helped retain dispersed cost, yet that at last matters over overall healthiness, housing, and schooling and welfare led to coverage alterations that unavoidably resulted in centralization. Damas indicates that whereas there have been instances of government-directed relocation to centres, centralization used to be principally voluntary because the Inuit accredited some great benefits of village dwelling. In interpreting records, anthropological writings, and the result of box learn from an anthropological viewpoint, Damas offers clean insights into the regulations and advancements that resulted in the centralization of Inuit cost in the course of the Fifties and Nineteen Sixties.