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By Maria Von Finckenstein

In 1970 a small crew of younger Inuit ladies in Pangnirtung on Baffin Island started to inform a narrative - a narrative approximately their prior, their tradition, their lives - a narrative informed via woven images. the 1st ebook devoted to the paintings kind of tapestry weaving, Nuvisavik indicates how weaving grew to become a bridge among nomadic camp existence and lifestyles in an everlasting payment. The tapestries, meticulously woven via ladies expert by way of their moms as seamstresses, painting photographs wistfully remembered by way of elders locally and captured by means of neighborhood artists. either the drawings and the tapestries show the delight of the Inuit of their tradition. The tapestries are offered opposed to a wealthy cultural and old context. of the essays within the publication are in response to interviews with elders and mirror the vibrant historical past of the Cumberland Sound, the place sustained touch among Inuit and american citizens and Scots all started as early because the mid-nineteenth century. The cultural content material of the tapestries is mentioned by way of individuals of the Inuit group, deciphering differently enigmatic and perplexing photos. a superb combination of paintings historical past and cultural historical past, Nuvisavik will entertain the student and artwork collector in addition to readers with a unique curiosity within the historical past of the Canadian North. individuals contain July Papatsie, a well-established artist from Pangnirtung who brings his own historical past and information of his tradition to his writing; Deborah Hickman, a tapestry weaver herself, who used to be normal supervisor and creative consultant to the Pangnirtung Tapestry Studio from 1980 to 1983; Cathleen Knotsch, a researcher who makes a speciality of matters referring to the Canadian jap Arctic; and Maria von Finckenstein.

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24 Neumayer 1891; Barr and Tolley 1982: 44. Sheridan was also met by the Anglican missionaries (Lewis 1904: 323). 25 Wakeham, 1898: 74. 26 Cole 1983: 22, 36, 44. 27 It is likely that Franz Boas met Duval. In his diary he refers to a German-American, the second helmsman on an American whaler (Cole 1992: 44). 28 Harper 1990. 29 Stevenson 1984: 93. 30 Aisa Papatsie, interview, May 22, 1995, notes, 2, CMC. 31 Aksayuk Etuangat, interview, September 24, 1993, tape 2b, 3a and notes, CMC. 32 Boas 1885: 79.

Elaiyah Keenainak. October 7, 1993. Interviewed by Cathleen Knotsch; translated by July Papatsie. Tapes, Canadian Museum of Civilization. Aisa Papatsie. May 22, 1995. Interviewed by Cathleen Knotsch; translated by July Papatsie. Notes, 3 p. 40 CATHLEEN KNOTSCH Archival Sources National Archives of Canada NA, Ottawa RG 85, vol. , file A 1000/170, pt. i. RG 18, ace. 85-86/048111, file TA-5oo-8-i-n. Published Sources Barr, W. 1985. " In William Barr, The Expeditions of the First International Polar Year, 1882-1883, Arctic Institute of North America Technical Paper no.

39 The RCMP officers were keeping an identification list for each district. Panniqtuuq housed the RCMP detachment for the E6 district, which included all camps in the Cumberland Sound region as well as the camps situated along the coastline of Davis Strait as far north as the settlement of Qivituuq. , written on it. The purpose of this procedure was to identify the individuals, because many people carried the same name and family names did not exist. During the tuberculosis epidemics, when many Inuit were brought to southern hospitals, the discs were meant to simplify identification and to ensure that patients were returned to the right settlement and family.

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