Conflict Resolution Practices of Arctic Aboriginal Peoples
Conflict Resolution Quarterly. Special Issue: Colloquy on Indigenous and Local Conflict Resolution Processes. Volume 30, Issue 3, pages 347–367, Spring 2013
Posted: 13 May 2013
Date Written: April 2, 2013
This article presents an overview of the conflict resolution practices of indigenous populations in the Arctic. Among the aboriginal groups discussed are the Inuit, the Aleut, and the Saami. Having presented the conflict resolution methods, the authors discuss the types of conflicts that are currently present in the Arctic, including interpersonal, intercultural, environmental, and economic. The authors argue the need to develop culturally appropriate conflict resolution mechanisms.
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