Special Beliefs and Resource Management

In earlier times our ancestors used our beliefs and knowledge to manage the resources. Today we use science and our knowledge, but we still have special beliefs that help us to manage our resources.

As people who are always on the land observing the environment and wildlife, we have a profound knowledge of our territory and it’s living resources. Over the centuries we have learned much about the relationships between the physical environment and the animals of the land and sea. We can tell you about their behavior and the places they use at each season of the year; about their numbers and cycles in the population.
Inuit Tapirisat of Canada

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