Muktuk in Kugluktuk


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September 10th 2016
Published: September 25th 2016
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“The landscape conveys an impression of absolute permanence. It is not hostile. It is simply there – untouched, silent and complete. It is very lonely, yet the absence of all human traces gives you the feeling you understand this land and can take your place in it.” Edmund Carpenter I arrived in Kugluktuk (Coppermine) just in time to watch the finals of the annual seal butchering contes... Read Full Entry



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Research CentreResearch Centre
Research Centre

In Igloolik
PetePete
Pete

An elder in Igloolik
Thule HouseThule House
Thule House

Near Barrow Falls on Melville Peninsula
Cape DorsetCape Dorset
Cape Dorset

The small community in Foxe Basin (Baffin Island)
CarvingCarving
Carving

In Cape Dorset. Carved on a pool table slate
Dog eats WalrusDog eats Walrus
Dog eats Walrus

On the beach in Cape Dorset
Seal SkinSeal Skin
Seal Skin

Cape Dorset
SoapstoneSoapstone
Soapstone

Sedna... Cape Dorset
Traditional clothesTraditional clothes
Traditional clothes

Throat singers from Cape Dorset came on board to perform.
KatannalikKatannalik
Katannalik

The Territorial Park near Kimmirut
KimmirutKimmirut
Kimmirut

The small community on South Baffin Island.
The Tropical ArtcicThe Tropical Artcic
The Tropical Artcic

Meta Incognita Peninsula
The Lower Savage IslandsThe Lower Savage Islands
The Lower Savage Islands

Battling the 11 metre (36 ft) tides and narrow channels in the fun island group.
Monumental IslandMonumental Island
Monumental Island

A sunset zodiac cruise at the island named for a monument to Sir John Franklin.
Zodiac by SunsetZodiac by Sunset
Zodiac by Sunset

A rare treat for us to go out in the evening for sunset



2nd October 2016

Off the beaten track Canada
Untouched, silent and complete....sets the setting. Whale blubber and walrus...you make it sound so appealing. The world looks different from the water. Always good to have land and sea vision. Plenty of contrast and views. I laughed as you described isolated communities..... I'm currently working in LA so my idea of isolated is different from yours. MJ
2nd October 2016
Ringed Seal

Lovely
Hanging out.

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