People of the Deer | Criticism

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In his recent article: "Storm over the Arctic" [see excerpt above], Mr. Young imputes certain rather farfetched motives for my review of Farley Mowat's "People of the Deer"…. Actually my review was quite objective, and written solely from the point of view of a scientist whose work has brought him in close contact with the Arctic and with Arctic problems, but not necessarily with the actual responsibility of administration of the North….

I speak the language of the Eskimo, I know a good deal about their customs and problems, and I am deeply concerned with their future welfare, for I have found among them some of the finest people I have ever known.

Unfortunately, the problem of what to do with and for the Eskimo is a very difficult one. And for it there is no entirely satisfactory solution because conditions vary so greatly from tribe to tribe...

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