The Fan Hitch Volume 12, Number 4, September 2010

Journal of the Inuit Sled Dog International
In This Issue....

From the Editor: An Outsider's Perceptions


The Gaze of Animal Life

In the News

Conducting Dog Feeding Trials on the Antarctic Huskies:
a behind the scenes look at how it got done!


Further Experiments on the nutrition of sledge dogs

How Use of the name Inuit became official

An Examination of Traditional Knowledge:
the case of the Inuit Sled Dog, part 4


Chinook Project visits Northern Labrador

Media Review: Qimmit - a Clash of Two Truths


IMHO: In Transition


Index: Volume 12, The Fan Hitch

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The Inuit Sled Dog International (ISDI) is a consortium of enthusiasts whose goal is the preservation of this ancient arctic breed in its purest form as a working dog. The ISDI's efforts are concentrated on restoring the pure Inuit Dog to its native habitat. The ISDI's coordinators welcome to your comments and questions.

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Index: Volume 12,
The Fan Hitch


Behavior Notebook
N1: Boss dogs and lead dogs: are they born or made?
N2: Some Aspects of Dog Behavior
       More on Boss Dogs

Editorials
N1: Untitled
N2: Untitled
N3: Romancing the Bone: Unreasonable notions and unrealistic expectations
N4: An Outsider’s Perceptions

Fan Mail
N1: A BAS veteran reminisces
       
F.I.D.O.
N1: Igor Dragoslavic

General

N2: Sled Dogs of Russia
       For the Love of a Retired Sled Dog
       About Previous Issues of The Fan Hitch
N3: The Kevin Walton Memorial Lecture
       OP Nunalivut 10
       New to the Crew
       Qikiqtani Truth Commission Community Consultation Tour
       'The Hunt' by Hannah Haworth

Health, Science and Ethology
N1: Evolutionary Changes in Domesticated Dogs: The Broken Covenant Of The Wild, Part 4
       An Examination of Traditional Knowledge: The Case of the Inuit Sled Dog, Part 1
N2: An Examination of Traditional Knowledge: The Case of the Inuit Sled Dog, Part 2
       The Chinook Project Travels to Northern Labrador!
N3: An Examination of Traditional Knowledge: The Case of the Inuit Sled Dog, Part 3
       Canadian Animal Assistance Team Revisits Baker Lake
N4: An Examination of Traditional Knowledge: The Case of the Inuit Sled Dog, Part 4
       Further Experiments on the nutrition of sledge dogs
       Conducting Dog Feeding Experiments on the Antarctic Huskies:
       a behind the scenes look at how it got done!
       Chinook Project in Labrador

Hints and Tips
N1: Pack your parka

History
N1: Greenland Dogs of the Eiger Glacier
N2: Recollections: Life on the Land
N4: The Gaze of Animal Life
       How use of the Name Inuit Became "Official"

In My Humble Opinion
N1: Two "New" Dogs
N2: Timelessness
N3: Some Things Never Change
N4: In Transition

In the News
N1: The Qikiqtani Truth Commission submits its first Background Report
N2: Makivik final report on dog slaughter investigation; veterinary service for Nunavik;
      
call for Inuit Dog recognition; world wide media attention for ISD; new theory on ancient
      
migration; DNA analysis of ancient Inuk
N4: Makivik Corporation’s commissioned final report on the dog slaughter investigation is now
       available; the Qikiqtani Truth Commission expects to present its final report in October 2010.

Media Review
N4: Qimmit: A Clash of Two Truths (documentary video)



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