Non-Governmental Organizations Based in Denmark: Inuit Circumpolar Council, Africa Contact, Mission East, Danish Vietnamese Association

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Inuit Circumpolar Council, Africa Contact, Mission East, Danish Vietnamese Association, Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke, Agricultural Development Denmark Asia, Danchurchaid, Support Initiative for Liberty and Democracy, Dapp Zambia. Excerpt: Originally known as the Inuit Circumpolar Conference, the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) is a ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Inuit Circumpolar Council, Africa Contact, Mission East, Danish Vietnamese Association, Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke, Agricultural Development Denmark Asia, Danchurchaid, Support Initiative for Liberty and Democracy, Dapp Zambia. Excerpt: Originally known as the Inuit Circumpolar Conference, the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) is a multinational non-governmental organization (NGO) representing the 150,000 Inuit (often referred to as Eskimo) people living in the United States, Canada, Greenland, and Russia. The Conference first met in June 1977, and holds a General Assembly every four years. ICC is one of the six Arctic indigenous communities to have the status of Permanent Participant on the Arctic Council. Map showing the location of ICC membersThe Inuit population includes the following groups and regions: All of these peoples are sometimes collectively referred to be the exonym Eskimo, the use of which is frowned upon by many of the Inuit, especially in eastern Canada. ICC uses the term Inuit to refer to them all, which has its own problems. One of those problems is administrative. Is an Inuk in the United States considered "Native Americans," or "Alaskan Natives?" Or, are they to be considered "Aboriginal American," "Other," or simply not considered at all? The Yupik of both Alaska and Russia generally dislike being called Inuit, which is not a word in the Yupik language nor a word which they use to describe themselves, and prefer Yupik but will tolerate Eskimo. The main goals of the organization are to strengthen unity among Inuit, to promote their rights and interests, and to ensure the development of Inuit culture. Structurally, the organization is made up of four separate offices in each of the four Inuit nations, chartered individually ... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=528096

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  • ISBN-13: 9781157350088
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/29/2010
  • Pages: 32
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.08 (d)

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