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Current Research

  • The Pacific Northwest Oolichan Oil Project

    An ongoing CWIS project in which the nutritional and cultural value of the Oolichan (herring fish) is explored. Oolichan oil has, for untold centuries, been one of the most valuable commodities of a vigorous northeastern Pacific… more >>
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  • The Fourth World Atlas Project

    An continuing research effort coordinated by Dr. Richard A. Griggs. The project focuses on the documentation of the social, economic, political and territorial characteristics of the worlds surviving original nations. In… more >>
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