Ningiqtuq: Resource sharing and generalized reciprocity in Clyde River, Nunavut

Wenzel, George W.
September 1995
Arctic Anthropology;1995, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p43
Academic Journal
Examines distributive (ningiqtuq) mechanisms that facilitate the efficient flow of and utilization of harvest and other products in the Nunavut community of Clyde River, Baffin Island. Nature of contemporary Inuit subsistence as not conforming to commonly held assumptions of hunter-gatherer sharing as generalized reciprocity; Food sharing; Operational examples.


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