Re: Indigenous folks protect environment?

Patricia Clay (pclay@WHSUN1.WH.WHOI.EDU)
Mon, 19 Sep 1994 17:07:57 -0400

McGuire asks:>
> as a additional note on this subject, im wondering if Europe has any
> indigenous people. or are European automatically excluded from that


I would say that there are indigenous peoples in Europe. However,
those so classified are usually ethnic minorities such as the Sami in

It is not only such groups, however, that can be said to develop
local resource management strategies. There are Japanese cooperatives,
small community access rules in Lofoten, Norway and in the outports of
Newfoundland, Canada, just to name a few. I can supply references for those
who may be interested.

Trish Clay