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  • Interpretive Drift ( Robbins And Dowty, Pg 154 )

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    After taking this course, I have come to realize that there was one concept that was more prominently experienced over these past ten weeks this concept being interpretive drift (Robbins and Dowty, pg 154). Not only did I learn about interpretive drift but also I experienced it firsthand. To me, this course in itself was a form of anthropological fieldwork (Robbins and Dowty, pg 16) because as it went on I found myself immersing myself into the mindset of a cultural researcher, which in turn seemed

  • Benefits Of Co-Production In Canada

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    international success. This film acts as a prime example to why films made in Canada can benefit from small-scale production, and co-production. The Journals of Knud Rasmussen documents the encounter between three Danish explorers, and an Inuit community in Igloolik during the 1920’s. It focuses

  • Native American Film Essay

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    Native Americans express their voice in films by incorporating their history, culture and traditions for Indigenous purpose. These independent cinema efforts are produced by filmmakers who want to tell a story about their tribes around the world and educate the younger generations. Zacharias Kunuk, filmmaker of Antantarjuat; The Fast Runner and Journals of Knud Rasmussen, “compels non-Inuit spectators to think differently, not only about what constitutes indigenous content in films and more conventional

  • Hegemony and Discourse : Negotiating Cultural Relationships Through Media Production

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    Journalism http://jou.sagepub.com/ Hegemony and discourse : Negotiating cultural relationships through media production Michael Robert Evans Journalism 2002 3: 309 DOI: 10.1177/146488490200300302 The online version of this article can be found at: http://jou.sagepub.com/content/3/3/309 Published by: http://www.sagepublications.com Additional services and information for Journalism can be found at: Email Alerts: http://jou.sagepub.com/cgi/alerts Subscriptions: http://jou.sagepub.com/subscriptions

  • Why Does Alaska Have To Import Its Food

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    More than 90% percent of the food in Alaska comes in from elsewhere. Also the Circumpolar Council-Alaska looks out for coastal villages in the state. The United States and the other countries all contribute to global warming and pollution that affects the Arctic. The oogruk are the largest of Alaska’s Ice seals. The inuit live in the Arctic region, which includes parts of Alaska, a few European countries and Russia. The Inuits in Alaska are having many problems because of global warming. They are

  • The Depiction Of American Indians

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    Nams 338 Trevor McLernon Midterm # 3 Question 1. The depiction of American Indians is a topic that has been and will always be discussed heavily in both the film industry and in also just in day to day life all around you it is easy to see native Americans being portrayed in every context of your life. Some examples are sports teams like the Red Skins and the Cleveland Indians or tobacco products like American spirit tobacco products all portray the Native American as one single figure with

  • Summary Of Stephen Hume's The Spirit Weeps

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    Stephen Hume’s essay titled ‘The Spirit Weeps’ appeared in the Edomonton Journal and in some of the southeren newspapers between February and June 1988.The essay disscuss about the pathetic condition of Canadian aboriginals.The exhibition named ‘The Spirit Sings’conducted as a part of 1988 Winter Olympics shows the inhuman behavior of the officials towards aboriginals. The authorities were celebrating with the ruins of aboriginal culture. Colonization entirely damaged the culture and tradition of

  • Kinship Systems of the Inuit Culture

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    RUNNING HEAD: INUIT CULTURE 1 Kinship Systems of the Inuit Culture Marcus Sims Ant 101 Instructor Geoff Wood Aug 12, 2012 INUIT CULTURE 2 Kinship Systems of the Inuit Culture The Inuit people live in the harsh conditions of the Arctic region of North America. Once referred to commonly as “Eskimos,” Inuit’s are spread out in different regions across the Arctic. As a foraging culture, the Inuit’s live and operate in wide range of terrains as they forage and hunt. This

  • How Racism Caused By Colonization, Age, And Gender Have A Disproportionately High Suicide Rates

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    In 1958 Martin Luther King Jr. was quoted saying “Hate begets hate; violence begets violence”. Unfortunately for some, the violence and hate they receive begets violence and hate deep into themselves. For the Inuit people of northern Canada, racism presented through colonial violence and acculturation has caused a crippling affliction. The effect of this violence has manifested itself into various other forms of viciousness; domestic violence, substance abuse, neglect and self-harm are only a few

  • The Dietary Adjustments Of A Particular Culture

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    The dietary adjustments of a particular culture is indicative of the cultural impact of another and is frequently exemplified throughout the colonial history of North America. Indeed, the incorporation of European food goods, such as alcohol, into the diet of the North American Indigenous Peoples is representative of the immense influence which the first explorers had on these early tribes (Lunn 1992). Furthermore, the transitional dietary modifications of the First Nations People of Canada’s north