Aklavik


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Aklavik

(ăklä`vĭk), settlement (1991 pop. 801), Northwest Territories, Canada, on the west channel of the Mackenzie River. The unsuitability of the land at the site led to the construction of InuvikInuvik
, town (1991 pop. 3,206), Northwest Territories, Canada, on the east channel of the Mackenzie River. It was built (1954–62) as a new townsite for Aklavik and was the first model town in the Canadian Arctic. A satellite operations station and airport are there.
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In the winter the municiples of Fort McPherson and Aklavik essentially each drive from 'their' end to meet in the middle (over 150 miles long) with huge snowploughs to create a road that the villages can use to get around a bit easier.
In the winter the municiples of Fort McPherson and Aklavik essentially each drive from their end to meet in the middle (over 150 miles long) with huge snowploughs to create a road that the villages can use to get around a bit easier.
This project involved contributions, support, and hard work from many organizations, agencies, and individuals, including the following: the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission, the North Slope Borough (Billy Adams, Robert Suydam, and Taqulik Hepa), the Barrow and Kaktovik Whaling Captains Associations (Eugene Brower, Fenton Rexford, Joe Kaleak, George Tagarook, and Eddie Arey), the Barrow Arctic Science Consortium (Lewis Brower), the Aklavik and Tuktoyaktuk Hunters and Trappers Committees (Dennis Arey, Larry Arey, Pat Kasook, Danny C.
Five doubled as volunteer-run broadcasters: Whitehorse (CFWH) and Dawson City (CFYT) in Yukon Territory, along with Aklavik (CHAK), Hay River (CFHR), and Norman Wells (CFNW) in the Northwest Territories.
(The Firths, members of the Gwich'in First Nation, were born in Aklavik in the Northwest Territories.
When she was nine years old, Teya and her younger sister went to a residential school in Aklavik, N.W.T.
After marriage in Ottawa in 1919 he returned to the new community of Aklavik on the Mackenzie Delta, met Vilhjalmur Stefansson, and took an interest in the Government's developing program to stimulate domestic caribou herding for the resident populations.
So I spend a lot of time in Fort McPherson and I attend a lot of events there and in the community of Aklavik. We have jamborees during Christmas and feasts and I also contribute to those feasts.
French herself detracts from her story about her seven-year-long attendance of the Anglican Boarding School in Aklavik (in the 1930s and 1940s) by her dedication:
The media reported that ticket books were sold on Jennie to places as far away as Vancouver, Montreal, San Francisco, and Aklavik. (20) As with Evelyn's win, the national media picked up on the novelty of a non-traditional Stampede Queen but, unlike with Evelyn, there was no question of Jennie wearing a traditional Chinese costume.