By Renee Fossett
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Population control through social proscription and prescription is an example of cultural adaptation that enables social groups to survive even in the face of seemingly unyielding constraints. Because attempts have been made to use environmental explanations of human conduct as justification for racist behaviour, historians have tended to avoid them. e. "34 The general pattern of arctic human history to 1200 is one of small societies emerging during periods of climatic stability, and disappearing during periods of increased variability.
The mistaken assumptions are rooted in point of view. As a recent discussion of historical methodology pointed out, "Human beings are born into a group which provides answers to the first and most basic questions they pose about life. Few outlive the impress of that first organization of consciousness. "4 The etic position, that is, the outsider's point of view, is almost always different from the emic position, or insider's view of things, at least initially. Mistaken assumptions about The Other occur in all intercultural exchanges.
It lasted for nearly 600 years and had a significant effect on arctic occupations. During that time, most Dorset peoples enjoyed a predictable environment and economic security. Their lives were apparently affluent and comfortable, and growing populations expanded once more to the west, north, and south, reoccupying Boothia Peninsula, King William Island,Victoria Island, and some parts of the mainland coast around Coronation Gulf. They developed new art forms, becoming masters in the creation of small carvings.