Infrastructures of Identity across Arctic Homelands

David Anderson* (Corresponding Author)

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This comparative paper theorizes the construction of alternate indigeneities in Canada, Norway and Siberia in connection with the defence of indigenous homelands from infrastructure. The Arctic is criss-crossed with pipelines, inundated with hydroelectric installations, and etched with seismic survey lines. Local peoples have chosen to obstruct, integrate, and adapt using various ethnopolitical techniques. The paper examples the resilience of identity construction in these Cold War energy frontiers.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jun 2021
Event10th International Conference of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS X) - Northern Arctic Federal University, Arkhangelsk, Russian Federation
Duration: 15 Jun 202120 Jun 2021
Conference number: X


Conference10th International Conference of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS X)
Abbreviated titleICASS
Country/TerritoryRussian Federation
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