Whale Quotas; Should North Slope Community Quotas  remain the same? <ul><li>by: </li></ul><ul><li>Linda Frink </li></ul>
IWC (International Whaling Commission) <ul><li>Formed Dec. 2, 1946 </li></ul><ul><li>82 countries taking part </li></ul><u...
IWC <ul><li>Purpose is to review and revise whaling conduct by the countries taking part.   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Set limi...
AEWC (Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission) <ul><li>Formed in August 1977. </li></ul><ul><li>Represent 10 communities; Barrow,...
THE PROJECT <ul><li>Keynote/PowerPoint about the whaling in the community assigned to your group. </li></ul><ul><li>Histor...
History of Whaling (up to 20 years ago) <ul><li>Since 800 A.D. Inupiaqs have hunted the bowhead whale.  </li></ul><ul><li>...
Past Harvest Records <ul><li>Provide graphs and table to show Past Harvests. </li></ul><ul><li>Be able to explain the tabl...
Community Member Roles  <ul><li>Men’s role; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Captain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crew </li></ul></ul><...
Community Member Roles <ul><li>Women’s Role; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Captain wives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>umiak sewers/g...
Community Member Roles <ul><li>Children Roles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Age that can be member of crew </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
Current Harvest Graphs (Past 5-10 years) <ul><li>Provide Tables and Graphs to show Current Harvests </li></ul><ul><li>Be a...
Future of Whaling <ul><li>Provide tables and graphs to show what the quota limits should be. </li></ul><ul><li>Be able to ...
Bibliography (APA style) <ul><li>American Cetacean Society Fact Sheet.  BOWHEAD WHALE 1999-2008. Retrieved November 25, 20...
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  • Our new project is to study the quotas placed on the Bowhead Whales. We will ask the question; should the quotas remain the same or if the International Whaling Commission reduces the quota will that be okay.
  • Whale Unit Task Exemplar

    1. 1. Whale Quotas; Should North Slope Community Quotas remain the same? <ul><li>by: </li></ul><ul><li>Linda Frink </li></ul>
    2. 2. IWC (International Whaling Commission) <ul><li>Formed Dec. 2, 1946 </li></ul><ul><li>82 countries taking part </li></ul><ul><li>Meets once a year </li></ul><ul><li>Funds scientific research. </li></ul>
    3. 3. IWC <ul><li>Purpose is to review and revise whaling conduct by the countries taking part. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Set limits on size and number harvested. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have open/closed seasons defined. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Protection of species. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Areas designated as whale sanctuaries. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Catch reports must be kept. </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. AEWC (Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission) <ul><li>Formed in August 1977. </li></ul><ul><li>Represent 10 communities; Barrow, Gambell, Kaktovik, Kivalina, Little Diomede, Nuiqsut, Point Hope, Savoonga, Wainwright, and Wales. </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose is to protect the bowhead whale subsistence harvest along with all cultural activities and traditions associated with the harvest. </li></ul><ul><li>Commission will also provide research and educational activities with regard to the bowhead whale. </li></ul>
    5. 5. THE PROJECT <ul><li>Keynote/PowerPoint about the whaling in the community assigned to your group. </li></ul><ul><li>History of whaling in the community. </li></ul><ul><li>Roles of the community during the whaling season. </li></ul><ul><li>Future of whaling in the community. </li></ul>
    6. 6. History of Whaling (up to 20 years ago) <ul><li>Since 800 A.D. Inupiaqs have hunted the bowhead whale. </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial whaling-what did it do to the bowhead population </li></ul><ul><li>Has there always been whaling? </li></ul><ul><li>How was the whale caught? </li></ul><ul><li>Provide graphs to show data. </li></ul>
    7. 7. Past Harvest Records <ul><li>Provide graphs and table to show Past Harvests. </li></ul><ul><li>Be able to explain the table or graph. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Community Member Roles <ul><li>Men’s role; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Captain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crew </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Community Member Roles <ul><li>Women’s Role; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Captain wives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>umiak sewers/garment sewers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>support crew during harvest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>community members </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Community Member Roles <ul><li>Children Roles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Age that can be member of crew </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>whale butchering help </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>other types of jobs </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Current Harvest Graphs (Past 5-10 years) <ul><li>Provide Tables and Graphs to show Current Harvests </li></ul><ul><li>Be able to explain the table or graph. </li></ul>
    12. 12. Future of Whaling <ul><li>Provide tables and graphs to show what the quota limits should be. </li></ul><ul><li>Be able to explain your table or graph. </li></ul>POPULATION YEAR(S) TO WHICH ESTIMATE APPLIES APPROXIMATE POINT ESTIMATE APPROXIMATE 95% CONFIDENCE LIMITS BOWHEAD WHALES BERING-CHUKCHI-BEAUFORT SEAS STOCK 2001 10,500 8,200-13,500
    13. 13. Bibliography (APA style) <ul><li>American Cetacean Society Fact Sheet. BOWHEAD WHALE 1999-2008. Retrieved November 25, 2008 from: http://www.acsonline.org/factpack/bowhead.htm </li></ul><ul><li>BBC website. Bowhead, Greenland right whale. Retrieved December 3, 2008 from: www.bbc.co.uk/nature/wildfacts/factfiles/51.shtml </li></ul><ul><li>Braund, Stephen R. & Associates. QUANTIFICATION OF SUBSISTENCE AND CULTURAL NEED FOR BOWHEAD WHALES BY ALASKA ESKIMOS 2007 Update Based on 2000 U.S. Census Data. April 2007. Retrieved October 14, 2008 from; http://74.125.95.132/search?q=cache:cgEYQQz_MycJ:www.iwcoffice.org/_documents/commission/IWC59docs/59-ASW6.pdf+alaska+eskimo+whaling+commission&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=3&gl=us </li></ul><ul><li>Huntington, Henry. Alaska Eskimo Whaling, published by Inuit Circumpolar Conference, June 1992, Special Issue. Retrieved October 14, 2008 from: http://www.highnorth.no/Library/Hunts/Other/al-es-wh.htm </li></ul><ul><li>International Whaling Commission, Retrieved October 14, 2008 from: http://www.iwcoffice.org/index.htm </li></ul><ul><li>NOAA. The International Year of the Ocean Home Page. Retrieved December 3, 2008 from: www.yoto98.noaa.gov/books/whales/whale1.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission. Retrieved October 14, 2008 from: http://www.uark.edu/misc/jcdixon/Historic_Whaling/AEWC/AEWC.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Suydam, Robert, John C. George, 1 Cheryl Rosa, 1 Brian Person, 1 Cyd Hanns, 2 Gay Sheffield, and 1 Josh Bacon. Subsistence harvest of bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) by Alaskan Eskimos during 2007. Retrieved October 14, 2008 from: www.iwcoffice.org/_documents/sci_com/SC60docs/SC-60-BRG10.pdf </li></ul>
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