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  • Aboriginal Multi-Media Society - "an independent Aboriginal communications organization committed to facilitating the exchange of information reflecting Aboriginal culture to a growing and diverse audience. AMMSA is dedicated to providing objective, mature and balanced coverage of news, information and entertainment relevant to Aboriginal issues and peoples while maintaining profound respect for the values, principles and traditions of Aboriginal people"
  • Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) - "Canada's newest national television network. Its launch on September 1, 1999 represents a significant milestone for Aboriginal Canada -- for the first time in broadcast history, First Nations, Inuit and Metis people will have the opportunity to share their stories with the rest of the world on a national television network dedicated to Aboriginal programming. Through documentaries, news magazines, dramas, entertainment specials, childrens' series, cooking shows and education programs, APTN will offer all Canadians a front-row seat into the remarkably diverse worlds of Indigenous peoples in Canada and throughout the world"
  • Alaska Public Radio Network - "a local news radio network founded in 1978 to cross the natural geographic barriers inherent to Alaska's vast geographic size, and to bridge the communication gap inherent to its cultural diversity. APRN serves 95% of Alaska's vast geography (over 90,000 Alaskan's each week in over 330 communities) with seven daily newscasts, a weekly call-in-show, and a number of special programs satellite-linked to 29 member stations. The only statewide radio news organization in Alaska, APRN builds bridges by producing comprehensive, balanced, insightful coverage of the complex issues critical to all Alaskans"
  • Arctic Research in the United States - this is an academic journal offered by the US Office of Polar Programs

  • Acta Borealia - A Nordic Journal of Circumpolar Societies
  • Canadian Aboriginal - an excellent online journal
  • CircumPolar Studies Network - to promote understanding and to further communication among the Indigenous peoples, journalists, academics and others involved in non-profit enterprises around the CircumPolar Rim
  • Delta Voices - a newspaper for the Northwest Territories
  • Giving Voice to Our Elders - "an engaging video production which illuminates our views of traditional and modern Inuit culture. The presentation features a dramatic performance of the "Sedna Myth", accompanied by captivating documentary footage of contemporary Inuit culture. Videotaped by Jerry Apanasowicz, a Canadian educator who resided in the High Arctic, Giving Voice to Our Elders provides insights into a way of life that will evoke discussion and comments from both teachers and students"
  • Inuit in the "Global Village"- "The text displayed in this website is my thesis submitted to the faculty of the University of Burgundy (Dijon) in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of maîtrise, under the supervision of M. Raymond Prost. You will also find a selected bibliography dedicated to the study of television's arrival in Canadiann Inuit communities on a land today known as Nunavut ("our land" in Inuktitut) during the mid-70s as well as a selection of useful links"
  • National Film Board of Canada
  • Northern Review - "the only scholarly journal published North of 60 in Canada. Since 1988, it has published over fifty literary pieces and more than eighty papers, in both general and special thematic issues, in the arts, social sciences and humanities. The papers have covered a broad range of circumpolar human issues and topics"
  • Nunatsiaq News
  • OkalaKatiget Society - "provides a local, native communications service for approximately 4,500 people of the north coast of Labrador. Some of our mandates are: to preserve and promote the language and culture of the region's Inuit and Kablunaangajuit or settlers; to preserve and enhance the local Inuktitut language; to develop better communication by and between the people of Northern Labrador; to encourage public awareness, discussion and understanding of social issues within the communities of Northern Labrador; and to encourage public awareness and understanding outstide Northern Labrador of the Northern Labrdor culture"
  • Pimohtewin - A Native E-Journal - published by the Native Studies Program of the University of Alberta
  • SamiRadio - "We have our own channel where we broadcast on three Sami languages: the North Sami, Inari Sami and Skolt Sami languages. We cover the whole land of the Sami in close co-operation with the Swedish and Norwegian Sami Radios. Our objective is to start a joint digital channel of multiple services by the turn of the millennia. On our WWW page, you can every day listen to the latest newscasts in Sami. We will also provide you with up-to-date links on the Sami and the land of the Sami" - this site also provides rich links to the Sami Peoples
  • SamiWeb - excellent news service including a rich collection of links providing access to Indigenous Peoples
  • Turtle Island Network - Canada's Aboriginal News and Information Network
  • Windspeaker - they call themselves "Canada's National Aboriginal News Source", a fine web-site

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