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The NWMB acts as the primary decision-making agency within a co-management system of wildlife management.
Eligibility and paid claims files for all children born on or after January 1, 1982, were obtained from NWMB on a strictly confidential basis with unique identifiers assigned and personally identifiable information removed.
It is just too early to say whether or not park issues can and will be adequately handled through the NWMB. The second is that over here, Parks has worked closely with the Inuit for a long time.
In the case of narwhal, the Government of Canada retains collaboration with the NWMB, Inuit organizations (Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated, HTOs, and RWOs), and others (Fig.
In the early 1980s, BRIA, the Keewatin Wildlife Federation (KWF), and the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) each conducted unconnected regional surveys, while in the late 1990s, the NWMB carried out a single, unified pan-Nunavut study.
Final Agreement signed in 1984) and the establishment of wildlife boards, e.g., the Alaska Beluga Whale Committee (1988) and the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB; 1993), created a demand for TEK to be documented to inform management decision making and subsequently raised questions about how to incorporate TEK into the process (e.g., Fernandez-Gimenez et al., 2006; Gislason, 2007).
The NWMB was the first joint-management body created to serve as a buffer between the government (federal and territorial) and the original generation of Inuit hunters.
Memoranda of understanding are not legally binding on any of the signatories, but are formally accepted as a final decision by the NWMB.
The Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB), the main agency responsible for wildlife management in Nunavut, is composed of Inuit and government representatives.
This paper analyzes how traditional knowledge (TK) is used by two of the co-management and regulatory boards established under the comprehensive land-claim agreements in Canada's territorial North: the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB) and the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board (MVEIRB).
Inuit have also reported seeing "many" mother-calf pairs in northern Foxe Basin, and one hunter reported observing a birth in the Igloolik area (NWMB, 2000).
Most of the information on the migration routes and former high-density areas in Canada and Greenland is based on observations from whalers in the 1800-1900s and Inuit hunters (e.g., Reeves et al., 1983; Ross, 1993; NWMB, 2000).
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