The Evolution of Entrepreneurship in Arviat: The Southernmost Community of Mainland Nunavut

  title={The Evolution of Entrepreneurship in Arviat: The Southernmost Community of Mainland Nunavut},
  author={L{\'e}o-Paul Dana and Robert Brent Anderson},
  journal={Development Economics: Microeconomic Issues in Developing Economies eJournal},
  • Léo-Paul DanaR. Anderson
  • Published 2 November 2011
  • Business
  • Development Economics: Microeconomic Issues in Developing Economies eJournal
This article reports on research conducted in Arviat, describing the community from its establishment as the settlement of Eskimo Point, to this day. Methodology included the review of 100 relevant scholarly works. In Arviat, today, Inuit are actively participating as entrepreneurs in the formal economy, suggesting a new trend, quite different from the situation that existed a generation ago. The research suggests that attitudes toward enterprising and entrepreneurship evolve over time. 

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