Inuit Youth: Growth and Change in the Canadian Arctic
Ethnography of Inuit adolescence describing the life of young people between the ages of 9 and 20 in the community of Holman Island, NWT. Describes the day-to-day activities of Inuit youth, their time playing sports and games, attending school, engaging in sexual play, simply "hanging out" with friends and peers.
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adoles adolescent boys adolescent girls adopted adulthood adults alcohol Amundsen Gulf Arctic attendance autonomy Bay store behavior boys and girls brother camp caribou changes child chores co-op Copper Inuit culture daughters david drinking emotional Eskimo father female fishing grade grandparents high school hockey Holman adolescents Holman Island Holman region Holman residents Holman teenagers household housing units Hudson's Bay Company hunters hunting and trapping ice fishing increase individuals interac interaction interviews Inuit society Inuktitut Johnny Apiuk large number living male marriage married mature menarche mixed-sex groups months mother nursing station offspring older teenagers pair-bonding parents Peary caribou peer group percent period Peter play population rarely same-sex seal hunting settlement sexual activity siblings Sir John Franklin sister snowmobile social spend survey sample talk teenage boys teenage girls television tion town traditional trappers trips Victoria Island Yellowknife young younger youngsters