Copper Inuit
Copper Inuit (or Kitlinermiut) are a Canadian Inuit group who live north of the tree line, in Nunavut's Kitikmeot Region and the Northwest Territories's Inuvik Region. Most historically lived in the a...
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Native Point
Native Point (Inuktitut: Tunirmiut or Tuneriut) is a peninsula in Kivalliq Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located on Southampton Island's Bell Peninsula at the mouth of Native Bay. It is notable for b...
Kangiryuatjagmiut
Kangiryuatjagmiut (or Kanghiryatmagmiut; or Kanhiryuatjidgmiut) were a Copper Inuit subgroup. They lived around Minto Inlet, and between Minto inlet and Walker Bay.The Kangiryuatjagmiut and the Kangir...
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Ernest William Hawkes
Ernest William Hawkes (born 1881 or 1883, died 1954 or 1957) was an American anthropologist best known for his work studying the indigenous peoples of Alaska and northern Canada. His brother was the w...
Igloo
An igloo (Inuit language: iglu, Inuktitut syllabics ᐃᒡᓗ [iɣˈlu] (plural: igluit ᐃᒡᓗᐃᑦ [iɣluˈit]) known as snow house or snow hut is a type of shelter built of snow, originally built by the Inuit.Al...
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Therkel Mathiassen
Therkel Mathiassen (5 September 1892 in Favrbo, Denmark— 14 March 1967) was an archaeologist, anthropologist, cartographer, and ethnographer notable for his scientific study of the Arctic.Mathiassen a...
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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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Akuliakattagmiut
Akuliakattagmiut were a geographically defined Copper Inuit subgroup in the Canadian territory of Nunavut. They were located near Cape Bexley on the south shore, mainland side of Dolphin and Union St...
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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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Inuit cuisine
Inuit consume a diet of foods that are fished, hunted, and gathered locally. According to Edmund Searles in his article "Food and the Making of Modern Inuit Identities," they consume this type of diet...
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Inuit music
Traditional Inuit music, the music of the Inuit, has been based on drums used in dance music as far back as can be known, and a vocal style called katajjaq (Inuit throat singing) has become of interes...
Bloody Falls Massacre
The Massacre at Bloody Falls was an incident that took place during Samuel Hearne's exploration of the Coppermine River on the 17 July 1771. Chipewyan and "Copper Indian" Dene men led by Hearne's guid...
Kaernermiut
Kaernermiut (or Kainermiut) were a Copper Inuit subgroup. They were located on the Back River, and, they frequented the Thelon River. The Kaernermiut remained inland through all the seasons, coming to...
Ahiagmiut
Ahiagmiut were a geographically defined Copper Inuit subgroup in the northern Canadian territory of Nunavut. They were located near Ogden Bay, on the Queen Maud Gulf, and inland towards Back River, th...
Kijik, Alaska
Kijik is a ghost town in Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska, United States. An Athabascan village that was established on the shores of Lake Clark in the Alaska Range, its population was recorded at ...
George Comer
Captain George Comer (April 1858 – 1937) was considered the most famous American whaling captain of Hudson Bay, and the world's foremost authority on Hudson Bay Inuit in the early 20th century.Comer w...
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Comer's Midden
Location within GreenlandComer's Midden was a 1916 archaeological excavation site near Thule (modern Qaanaaq), north of Mt. Dundas in North Star Bay in northern Greenland. It is the find after which t...
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Inuit culture
Inuit describes the various groups of indigenous peoples who live throughout Inuit Nunangat, that is the Inuvialuit Settlement Region of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut of Northern Canada, Nunav...
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Utkuhiksalik dialect
Utkuhiksalik, Utkuhikhalik, Utkuhikhaliq, Utkuhiksalingmiutitut, Utkuhiksalingmiutut, Utkuhiksalingmiut Inuktitut, Utku, Gjoa Haven dialect is a sub-dialect of Natsilingmiutut (Nattiliŋmiut) dialect o...
Ekalluktogmiut
Ekalluktogmiut (also spelt Iqaluktuurmiutat and Ikaluktuurmiut) were a geographically defined Copper Inuit subgroup in Canada's Nunavut territory. They were located along the Ekalluk River near the c...
Inuit art
Inuit art refers to artwork produced by Inuit people, that is, the people of the Arctic previously known as Eskimos, a term that is now often considered offensive outside Alaska. Historically their pr...
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Kogluktogmiut
Kogluktogmiut (alternate: Kogloktogmiut) were a geographically defined Copper Inuit subgroup in the Canadian territory of Nunavut. They were located by Bloody Falls (Inuktitut: Kogluktok; meaning: "it...
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Thule people
The Thule (/ˈtuːli/ or /ˈθjuːl/)or proto-Inuit were the ancestors of all modern Inuit. They developed in coastal Alaska by AD 1000 and expanded eastwards across Canada, reaching Greenland by the 13th ...
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Brooman Point Village, Nunavut
Based on archeological finds, Brooman Point Village is an abandoned village in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in the central High Arctic on a point of the Gregory Peninsula, part o...
Clavering Island
Clavering Island is a large island in eastern Greenland, to the west of Wollaston Foreland. It was named by the second German North Polar Expedition 1869–70 as Clavering Insel to commemorate Douglas C...
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Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry
The Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry, also known as the Berger Inquiry after its head Justice Thomas Berger, was commissioned by the Government of Canada on March 21, 1974 to investigate the social, ...
Birnirk culture
The Birnirk culture was a prehistoric Inuit culture of the north coast of Alaska, dating from the sixth century A.D. to the twelfth century A.D. The Birnirk culture first appeared on the American sid...
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