Nunavut Tourism Toll-Free: However, the cost of shipping automobiles and the wear-and-tear of the harsh Arctic climate combined with its notoriously rough roadways mean that snowmobiles remain the preferred form of personal transportation. Located on Lancaster Sound, one of the most important marine wildlife areas on the planet, the area is home to a variety of species that breed, give birth and feed, including the bowhead whale, narwhal, walrus and seals.
Fishing Licences A sport fishing licence is mandatory within Nunavut. Nine days prior, the Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission was established to uncover the truth about the schools, the commission gathered statements from residential school survivors through public and private statement gatherings at various local, regional and national events across Canada.
Qikiqtani General Hospital is the primary care facility in the city. It is a large bear, approximately the same size as the omnivorous Kodiak bear Ursus arctos middendorffi.
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Due to the nature of many communities, school locations meant that for some families residential schools were the only way to comply. Average Temperatures. The Kitikmeot region is the gateway to the Northwest Passage and encompasses the western most edge of Nunavut.
This region was involved in the North American fur trade during its peak importance. Pang is a gateway to Auyuittuq National Park, 19,089-square-kilometres of trails, glaciers and tall granite cliffs which are loved by hikers and climbing enthusiasts from around the world. In winter, the northern sky seems to stretch on for an eternity, hosting the aurora borealis — dazzling ribbons of colour dancing through the night.
Angry Inuk is a 2016 Canadian feature-length documentary film written and directed by Alethea Arnaquq-Baril that defends the Inuit seal hunt, as the hunt is a vital means for Inuit peoples to sustain themselves. Inuit traditionally used this plant for a variety of things, including uses as a medicinal plant to treat bladder stones and as wicks for traditional seal-oil lamps known as qulliq in Inuktitut. The community is found near some of the most important bowhead whale habitats in the territory and visitors can book a sea kayak tour to paddle along the Gulf of Boothia to witness these whales, as well as seals and walrus.
Tiivii struggles with the language barrier, being unable to speak French.