History of Nunavut
The region now known as Nunavut has supported a continuous population for approximately 4000 years. Most historians also identify the coast of Baffin Island with the Helluland described in Norse sagas...
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Paleoeskimo
The Paleo-Eskimo (also pre-Thule or pre-Inuit) were the peoples who inhabited the Arctic region from Chukotka (e.g., Chertov Ovrag) in present-day Russia across North America to Greenland prior to the...
Dorset culture
The Dorset culture (also called the Dorset Tradition) was a Paleo-Eskimo culture (500 BCE–1500 CE) that preceded the Inuit culture in Arctic North America. It is named after Cape Dorset in Nunavut, Ca...
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Eskimo
The Eskimo are the indigenous peoples who have traditionally inhabited the northern circumpolar region from eastern Siberia (Russia), across Alaska (United States), Canada, and Greenland. The two main...
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High Arctic relocation
The High Arctic relocation (French: La délocalisation du Haut-Arctique, Inuktitut: ᖁᑦᑎᒃᑐᒥᐅᑦᑕ ᓅᑕᐅᓂᖏᑦ Quttiktumut nuutauningit) took place during the Cold War in the 1950s, when 87 Inuit were moved by t...
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Ship Found In Arctic 168 Years After Doomed Northwest Passage Attempt
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Eskimo-Aleut languages
Eskimo–Aleut or Eskaleut is a language family native to Alaska, the Canadian Arctic, Nunavik, Nunatsiavut, Greenland, and the Chukchi Peninsula on the eastern tip of Siberia. It is also known as Eskal...
Killiniq, Nunavut
Killiniq (meaning: ice floes) (previous spelling: Killinek; local variants: Killipaartalik or Kikkertaujak (peninsula); previously: Bishop Jones' Village; sometimes referred to as: Port Burwell) is a ...
Port Leopold, Nunavut
The locality Port Leopold is an abandoned trading post in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada. It faces Prince Regent Inlet at the northeast tip of Somerset Island.Elwin Bay is to the south, whi...
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Saqvaqjuac
Saqvaqjuac was an arctic research camp located on the north side of Chesterfield Inlet, Kivalliq Region, Nunavut, Canada. It was opened in 1977 and last used in about 1990.
Fort Conger, Nunavut
Fort Conger is a former settlement, military fortification, and scientific research post in Qikiqtaaluk, Nunavut, Canada. It was established in 1881 as an Arctic exploration camp, notable as the site ...
Isachsen, Nunavut
103°29′59″W / 78.78306°N 103.49972°W / 78.78306; -103.49972 (Isachsen)Isachsen is a remote Arctic research-weather station named after the Norwegian explorer of the Ar...
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Bloody Falls
Bloody Falls (or Bloody Fall, or Kogluktok, meaning "it flows rapidly" or "spurts like a cut artery" in Inuktitut) is a waterfall in the Kugluk/Bloody Falls Territorial Park and is the site of the Blo...
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Alutiiq
The Alutiiq people (pronounced /əˈluːtɪk/ in English; from Promyshlenniki Russian Алеутъ, "Aleut"; plural often "Alutiit"), also called by their ancestral name Sugpiaq (/ˈsʊɡˌbjɑːk/ or /ˈsʊɡpiˌæk/; pl...
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Ruin Island
Ruin Island is a small island off the coast of the Inglefield Land region of northwest Greenland. In the 1930s, Danish archaeologist Erik Holtved discovered the remains of human habitation on the isl...
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Kugaryuak River
The Kugaryuak River is located in the Canadian Arctic territory of Nunavut in the southwest Kitikmeot Region. It forks into two entities, the Western Kugaryuak (67°46′N 114°25′W / 67.7...
Inuvialuit
Inuvialuit communities in the Northwest Territories The Inuvialuit (sing. Inuvialuk; the real people) or Western Canadian Inuit are Inuit people who live in the western Canadian Arctic region. They, ...
Padlei
Padlei is a former community in the Kivalliq Region of Nunavut, Canada. It is located on the mainland on the north shore of Kinga (Kingarvalik) Lake at the juncture of the Maguse River. Whale Cove i...
Kugluk/Bloody Falls Territorial Park
Kugluk/Bloody Falls Territorial Park (Inuinnaqtun: kugluk; English: waterfall) is located about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) southwest of Kugluktuk, Nunavut, Canada. The 10 hectares (25 acres) park is...
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Inuksuk Point
078°10′16.68″W / 64.571861°N 78.1713000°W / 64.571861; -78.1713000 (Inuksuk Point)Inuksuk Point (Enukso Point, Inuksugalait) is small peninsula on Foxe Peninsula, Baff...
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Operation Nanook (2008)
Operation Nanook 2008 was a joint exercise of Canada's Maritime Command and the Canadian Coast Guard, held in August 2008.Canada conducted similar joint exercises, also named "Operation Nanook", in 20...
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Dundas Harbour, Nunavut
Dundas Harbour (Inuktitut Talluruti "a woman's chin with tattoos on it") (74°31′N 82°23′W / 74.517°N 82.383°W / 74.517; -82.383 (Dundas Harbour) 82°23′W / þ...
Hudson Seaway
The Hudson Seaway was a major seaway of North America during the Cretaceous Period some 75 million years ago. It is named after the Hudson Bay, which currently occupies much of its extent. Although n...
Kimmirut
Kimmirut (Syllabics: ᑭᒻᒥᕈᑦ [kimːiɢut]; known as Lake Harbour until 1 January 1996) is a community in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located on the shore of Hudson Strait on Baffin Isla...
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Parker's Notch
112°38′24″W / 69.90389°N 112.64000°W / 69.90389; -112.64000Parker's Notch, named after former Commissioner of the Northwest Territories, John Havelock Parker, is a protrusion ...
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