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Dealing with ecological variability and change: Perspectives from the Denesoline and Gwich'in of northern Canada

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2006

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Parlee, Brenda L., 2006, Dealing with ecological variability and change: Perspectives from the Denesoline and Gwich'in of northern Canada: University of Manitoba (Canada).

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Many indigenous peoples have developed knowledge and practices for living with ecological complexity. Indicators and systems of monitoring based on the local and traditional knowledge of the Denesoline and Gwich'in of northern Canada were investigated. Through collaborative case study research we identified indicators of community health, ecosystem health, social-ecological health and ecological variability. Denesoline health indicators are framed around the Dene way of life and the journeys of self-government, healing and cultural preservation. Many different kinds of ecosystem health indicators are used by the Denesoline for understanding and communicating about variability and change in wildlife body condition, wildlife abundance, [...]

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