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Anderson and Nuttall - Chapter 03

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Buy and Download Description As the discussions about the generalities and particularities of local knowledge pervade the academic and indigenous communities, one is increasingly struck by the question: Why has indigenous knowledge never become an issue in Europe and Greenland in the way that it has in North America? (Dybbroe 1999: 14). Although Greenland is an Arctic Inuit community, its history is closely related to Danish colonial policy which sets it distinctly apart from the North American Arctic. An analysis of institutional, cultural and social differences between Greenland and the North American Arctic may provide answers to the above question as well as broaden the discussion of local knowledge in general. The striking differences between Greenland and other Arctic communities with respect to political development, and the role of leaders and the perceptions of community integrity, complicate simple generalisations about local knowledge in the Arctic. As the discussions about the generalities and particularities of local knowledge pervade the academic and indigenous communities, one is increasingly struck by the question: Why has indigenous knowledge never become an issue in Europe and Greenlan
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