The journal is devoted to the study of Inuit societies, either traditional or contemporary, in the general perspective of social sciences and humanities (ethnology, politics, archaeology, linguistics, history, etc.). In addition to a number of articles, each volume contains book reviews, a list of scientific events, and annual reviews of recent theses and articles published in other journals.

The most recent volume, Inuit Urbains / Urban Inuit, is now available. A list of contents follows.


  • "Urban Inuit," by Nobuhiro Kishigami and Molly Lee (pages 9-11)
  • "Is the Arctic really urbanising?" by Susanne Dybbroe (pages 13-32)
  • "The city life of youths in Greenland," by Jette Rygaard (pages 33-54)
  • "Language, culture and community among urban Inuit in Ottawa," by Donna Patrick and Julie-Ann Tomiak (pages 55-72)
  • "Homeless Inuit in Montreal," by Nobuhiro Kishigami (pages 73-90)
  • "Young Greenlanders in the urban space of Nuuk," by Birgit Kleist Pedersen (pages 91-105)


  • "Anaktuvuk Pass goes to town," Margaret B. Blackman (pages 107-115)

Off theme:

  • "Un bilinguisme stable est-il possible a Iqaluit?" by Aurelie Hot (pages 117-136)
  • "Elaboration du gouvernement regional du Nunavik et construction de l'identite collective Inuit," by Jerome Bouchard (pages 137-153)
Exhibit review:

  • "A propos de l'exposition Upside Down - Les Arctiques," by Yannick Meunier (pages 155-161)
Book reviews:

  • Alia, Valerie, "Names and Nunavut. Culture and Identity in Arctic Canada," by Ludger Muller-Wille (pages 163-178)
  • Dyson, Laurel Evelyn, Max Hendricks et Stephen Grant (dir.), "Information Technology and Indigenous People," by Louis-Jacques Dorais (pages 165-166)
  • Evans, Michael Robert, "Isuma. Inuit Video Art," by Yves Laberge (pages 166-168)
  • Fienup-Riordan, Ann, "Wise words of the Yup'ik people. We talk to you because we love you," by Murielle Nagy (pages 168-170)
  • Fienup-Riordan, Ann (ed.), "Yupiit qanruyutait. Yup'ik words of wisdom," by Murielle Nagy (pages 168-170)
  • Gessain, Robert, "Inuit: Images d'Ammassalik, Groenland 1934-1936," by Yves Laberge (pages 170-172)
  • Kulchyski, Peter and Frank James Tester, "Kiumajut (Talking Back): Game management and Inuit rights 1900-1970," by Martina Tyrrell (pages 172-175)
  • Rosing, Jens, "Si nous nous reveillons par temps calme ... Une saga familiale du Groenland oriental," by Louis-Jacques Dorais (pages 175-177)
  • Sorensen, Axel Kjaer, "Denmark-Greenland in the Twentieth Century," by Frank Sejersen (pages 177-178)