Between September 5 and 12, 2018, members of the committee conducted their fact-finding mission in Kuujjuaq, Quebec; Nain, Newfoundland and Labrador; Iqaluit, Nunavut; Baker Lake, Nunavut; Cambridge Bay
, Nunavut; Yellowknife, Northwest Territories; Inuvik, Northwest Territories; and Whitehorse, Yukon.
HUNTER: Mark Riggins, Murray, KY BAND #: 2127-30425 SPECIES: Greater White-fronted Goose (M) BANDED: 07/16/2017 LOCATION: Near Cambridge Bay
, NU RECOVERED: 01/24/2018 LOCATION: 3 mi E of Hickman, KY
With the goal of informing a community-based participatory muskox health surveillance system in the community of Iqaluktutiaq (Cambridge Bay
) on Victoria Island, Nunavut, Canada, we explored the importance of muskoxen for community residents, their relevance for local food security, and the relationships and interactions between Iqaluktutiamiut and muskoxen.
Located in the hamlet of Ikaluktutiak (Cambridge Bay
), Nunavut, in Canada's far north, CHARS is an interdisciplinary facility of approximately 8000 [m.sup.2] (86,000 [ft.sup.2]) that supports 'bench-top' analytical science, technology development, field work, traditional (indigenous) knowledge, and public use, as well as specialized activities such as cold laboratory work, satellite mapping, animal necropsy, and growth chambers.
This unique journey starts in Montreal, where passengers will have the chance to explore some of the city's Old World charms, such as the Notre-Dame Basilica and picturesque shopping streets, before departing for Cambridge Bay
. Located on the southeast coast of Victoria Island, this remote community is the official starting point of the journey across the Northwest Passage.
After an overnight stay in Cambridge Bay
, a small village well north of the Arctic Circle, I boarded a smaller plane and flew to a forlorn spot on the banks of a river where several Inuit families had set up a camp.
Elementary students at Kullik Ilihakvik School in Cambridge Bay
, Nunavut, examine cones and birch bark during a visit with author Joan Marie Galat.
As a show of good faith, DEW also sent two of its own vehicles to be tested during Operation NUNALIVUT 2015, which took place in April in Cambridge Bay
Born and raised in Cambridge Bay
, a community of 1,500 that is separated from the rest of Nunavut by the Arctic Ocean, Tagaq is a passionate proponent of Inuit hunting, including the East Coast seal hunt.
I very much enjoyed my musk ox hunt near Cambridge Bay
in August, and I would do it again in a heartbeat.