This publication gives a comprehensive overview of indigenous traditions and culture from the circumpolar perspective. Such issues as life sustainment of nomadic peoples, interdependencies between lifestyles and industrialization, local culture and global trends, traditional and multicultural values are presented and discussed in the monograph. This publication was created by humanitarian scientists, social and creative leaders, seeking to give answers to the most pressing issues related to the peoples of the Arctic. How should we build the future of the Arctic to make it possible for Northern communities not only to survive but to have secured and sustainable life conditions?

The publication is addressed to all interested in the cultural identity of the Arctic, dialogue and partnership between regions and countries. There is a short summary of each article and information about the authors with their contacts translated into English for the English-speaking audience.

The publication can be read and downloaded here.