The Arctic: Foods of the Region
These Web sites
will provide you with background information.
99: Changing the Map of Canada
Nunavut 99 is a useful source of information on
resource development in the Arctic. The link button Inuit and the Land
as One leads to information about sources of food and the tradition of
sharing these resources to ensure the survival of all in this harsh environment.
The Subsistence Economy is another useful link.
Arctic Char is a food staple for the people of the Arctic, both in the past
and today. This Web page offers a good description of this nutritious fish
and its habitat, including an illustration and a map. A link to nutrition
explains the health benefits of eating Arctic Char. There are also links
to other food sources in the region, including caribou, musk ox, polar bear,
and ringed seal.
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