Pangnirtung


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Pangnirtung

(păng'nərtŭng`), trading post, E Baffin Island, Nunavut Territory, Canada. It is a post of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and a center for Inuit artworks.
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It includes a segment in which McCartney drives a snowmobile over the ice and snow from Iqaluit to Pangnirtung, a distance of 300 km, to preside at a confirmation ceremony.
In 2003, Elders from the communities of Pangnirtung (Pangnirtuuq) and Pond Inlet (Mittimatalik/Tununiq) named individuals in almost one hundred images, some dating from as early as 1922.
The project at Pangnirtung consists of installing floating timber wharves, with the aim of improving berthing conditions for local fish harvesters.
1) Fieldwork consisted of personal observations and interviews with government and organization officials (at the federal, territorial, and municipal levels) in the capital city of Iqaluit, the mining-active community of Baker Lake, and the community of Pangnirtung (telephone interview) which is noted for its art and craft work as well as its proximity to Auyuittuq National Park.
A November 1935 eye-witness report from Pangnirtung, Baffin Island, describing a picturesque scene of Inuit families sailing away in whaleboats for their winter trapping areas is a critical image in Kenneth Lister's research.
He was first ordained in the Arctic in 2004 and served in St Luke's Anglican Church, Pangnirtung - an Inuit hamlet in the Canadian territory of Nunavut - with his wife Karen.
Donald was posted to Pangnirtung on the edge of the Arctic Circle, and as a young man seeking adventure, he was up for a challenge.
Government initiatives in the 1950s were essential to these efforts, assisting in establishing and promoting community-based arts enterprises, such as printmaking at Cape Dorset, Baker Lake, and Holman, and weaving and sewing from Pangnirtung and other communities.
The ban effects tusks harvested from Grise Fiord, Arctic Bay, Resolute Bay, Clyde River, Qikiqtarjuaq, Pangnirtung, Iqaluit, Kimmirut, Cape Dorset, Coral Harbour, Repulse Bay, Hall Beach, Chesterfield Inlet, Rankin Inlet, Whale Cove, Arviat and Sanikiluaq.
For example, Baffin Island communities such as Pangnirtung and Pond Inlet regularly host cruise passengers each season (Stewart et al.
Each summer, cruise ships put hundreds of undocumented foreign nationals on shore at communities such as Pangnirtung, Pond Inlet, Grise Fjord, and Resolute Bay, which have scheduled air service but no immigration controls.
The memory of the first time I flew from Pangnirtung to Qikitarjuaq over the "Pang Pass" will be with me forever.