Labrador Inuit Subsistence in the Context of Environmental Change: An Initial Landscape History Perspective

@article{Woollett2007LabradorIS,
  title={Labrador Inuit Subsistence in the Context of Environmental Change: An Initial Landscape History Perspective},
  author={James Woollett},
  journal={American Anthropologist},
  year={2007},
  volume={109},
  pages={69-84}
}
  • J. Woollett
  • Published 1 March 2007
  • Environmental Science
  • American Anthropologist
In this article, I examine the subsistence economy of the contact-period Labrador Inuit (17th to 19th century) to investigate the relationships of elements of specific cultural changes to environmental change, the effects of cultural interactions, and internal social processes. I apply paleoclimate and sea-ice records and zooarchaeological studies of life history and seasonality of ecologically sensitive species to reconstruct histories of change in particular elements of the physical landscape… 

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