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The role of Indigenous knowledge in environmental health risk management in Yukon, Canada

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2012

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Friendship, Katelyn A., and Furgal, Chris M., 2012, The role of Indigenous knowledge in environmental health risk management in Yukon, Canada: International journal of circumpolar health, v. 71, 19003 p.

Summary

This project aimed to gain better understandings of northern Indigenous risk perception related to food safety and to identify the role that Indigenous knowledge (IK) plays in risk management processes to support more effective and culturally relevant benefit-risk (B-R) management strategies. The project used an exploratory qualitative case study design to investigate the role and place of IK in the management of environmental contaminants exposure via consumption of traditional foods in Yukon First Nations (YFNs). Forty-one semi-directive interviews with Traditional Food Knowledge Holders and Health and Environment Decision-makers were conducted. A review and analysis of organizational documents related to past risk management events [...]

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 10.3402/ijch.v71i0.19003

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