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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Caption: Cup of friendship: Madeleine Qumuatuq prepares tea for diocese of Ottawa Anglicans visiting Pangnirtung and Iqaluit to learn more about the diocese of theArctic and forge newrelationships.
This network included 37 Army Cadet Corps stretching from Whitehorse to Pond Inlet and Pangnirtung on Baffin Island--23 in the Northwest Territories, 7 in Yukon and, more recently, 7 in Nunavut.
A gathering in Iqaluit stirred controversy when an Elder from Pangnirtung reminded the force that its members arrived in the region uninvited.
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.
Accordingly, Pangnirtung elders Ron Mongeau, Steven Kunilusee, and Pangnirtung Mayor and elder Mosesie Qappik share an alarming Arctic experience with viewers, when they relate the "unprecedented event" of the flooding of the Duvall river, which caused two bridges to be washed away and parts of the riverbank to collapse on June 8, 2008, and made local inhabitants fear for their land and livelihood.
Pennesi, 2012: When the river started underneath the land: Social constructions of a 'severe' weather event in Pangnirtung, Nunavut, Canada.
Marine mammals which use the proposed survey for habitat are hunted by several communities including Arctic Bay, Pond Inlet, Clyde River, Qikiqtarjuaq, and Pangnirtung.
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.
Travel studies courses are offered at the Pangnirtung Summer School in Nunavut.
4, the NAC Orchestra will visit Iqaluit, Yellowknife, Whitehorse, and, in smaller numbers, Pangnirtung and Rankin Inlet.
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.