The Catalogue provides detailed information on any publications that reference Inuvialuit traditional knowledge. In addition, to provide reference information such as title, author, year, etc., the type of traditional knowledge contained in each material is also described. As per Beaufort Sea Partnership's definition of traditional knowledge, this includes Traditional Environmental Knowledge, Traditional Land Use and Traditional Practices.
The Catalogue also includes Knowledge.
Additionally, there are many materials that discuss traditional knowledge and how to incorporate it with science, but do not contain traditional knowledge in the form of oral histories or interviews. These materials are included in the database under another category: Integration of TK with Western Science.
The following information is catalogued for these five categories:
This catalogue does not presume to offer interpretation of the materials that are included or excluded. With that, the database is designed to highlight the value of traditional knowledge, without providing unrestricted access to it.
This website is not a comprehensive list of all research publications containing Inuvialuit Traditional Knowledge, people using this website are encouraged to cross reference with other sources. It is not intended to represent a current and verified catalogue as it is sporadically updated. This website should not be reproduced without consent. The Joint Secretariat and the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation is not responsible for any errors, omissions or inaccuracies resulting from the interpretation of this data. The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation is not responsible for any errors, omissions or inaccuracies resulting from the interpretation of this data and is not liable for any losses and/or expenses of whatsoever form arising from the use or dissemination of the data, graphics or information depicted on this website.