The centuries old specific narrative about the Arctic region is a paradox: on the one hand, the area is portrayed as a periphery empty of people, as terra nullius. At the same time, it is imagined as a cornucopia, a horn of plenty, and a “resource frontier” from which riches can be extracted. The indigenous population in the Arctic is often presented as having a special connection to nature, that is, as being “people of nature.” This has often been done by dichotomous constructions. Thus, situating indigenous peoples on the outside of culture and politics.
|Publication Year||24 Sep 2019|
|Publication status||Published - 24 Sep 2019|
|MoE publication type||Not Eligible|
|Name||Voices for Sustainability|
- 5143 Social and cultural anthropology