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Arctic crossing : a journey through the Northwest Passage and Inuit culture

Author: Jonathan Waterman
Publisher: [Toronto] : Random House Canada, 2001.
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Named Person: Jonathan Waterman; Jonathan Waterman; Jonathan Waterman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Waterman
ISBN: 0679310908 9780679310907
OCLC Number: 45300353
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: x, 354 p., [8] p. of col. plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Pt. I. Testing the waters --
Fiery-looking birds --
History of the passage --
Inuvialuit of Shingle Point --
Kilalurak, the white whale --
The summer's first sunset --
Into the Yukon Territory --
Herschel Island --
Pygmies across the North Atlantic --
Orientation at the U.S. border --
Inupiat of Alaska --
Kaktovik, Barter Island --
Re-creating the past on Flaxman Island --
Omingmak, the bearded one --
Point Thompson oil camp --
Barren ground grizzly surprise --
Prudhoe Bay Finale --
Pt. II. Into the great solitudes --
Back to the Mackenzie --
The Tuktoyaktuk oil boom --
Sledding east through Eskimo lakes --
Natiq, the ringed seal --
The hunters of Anderson River --
Searching for an Eskimo curlew --
Battling to Cape Bathurst --
Eyes of a wolf --
Owning up to the near miss --
Bear aggression --
Portaging the Parry Peninsula --
Trapped again by the wind --
The Inubialuit of Paulatuk --
Fighting out of Darnley Bay --
Into Amundsen Gulf and Nunavut --
Inuit relocations --
The warning of Diamond Jenness --
Protected waters of Coronation Gulf --
Kugluktuk, place of falling waters --
Passage of the swans --
Pt. III. The polar bear --
Gjoa Haven winter --
Cambridge Bay, Nunavut --
Qimmiq, the Eskimo Husky --
Dogsleds versus going nowhere without engine --
Summer gone winter --
Hudson's Bay Company on Perry Island --
Humming through Queen Maud Gulf --
Remains of the Franklin Expedition --
Sailing along King William Island --
Summer's End in Gjoa Haven --
Peace of the Arctic --
The good people of Taloyhoak --
Ursa Major at last.
Responsibility: Jonathan Waterman.

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