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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Fifty of us are sitting in Aklavik, Northwest Territories listening to community elders and harvesters from northern Alaska, Yukon and Northwest Territories report on the environmental changes they have seen over a lifetime and are witnessing today with the passing of each season.