Arctic Yearbook 2014 - Page 100

100 Arctic Yearbook 2014 leaving behind an older and less educated population without the resources or capability to migrate away from the region. A variety of migration assistance programs were developed at the federal, regional, and enterprise levels to assist northerners to migrate away from the region. This was done because of their increased burden on the state but also partly for social reasons, as it was often those most vulnerable who had the least ability to move who were left behind. However, most of these programs had low take-up rates and were poorly funde [