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  The Atlas of Canada - Igloolik, Nunavut
The change I'd make would be for the students to be in their homes during the night.
The name Igloolik is a special name for the community.
I think that in 10 years time, all the shores of Igloolik island will be filled with houses.
atlas.nrcan.gc.ca /site/english/learningresources/facts/nunavut_communities/iglool.html   (615 words)

 Igloolik Airport - Airport Fact Sheet
The longest flight from Igloolik Airport is 531 miles.
There are 6 flights per week flying on small aircraft from Igloolik Airport.
Kenn Borek Air has 1 daily flights from Igloolik to Pond Inlet, for a total of 10 seats daily.
www.farecompare.com /flights/Igloolik_Airport-YGT/airport.html   (0 words)

  Nunatsiaq News
IQALUIT — This fall, the people of Igloolik will celebrate their first suicide-free year tonight, when they kick off their community channel's new fall television season with a three-hour, live TV special on Igloolik's Channel 24.
For years, Igloolik residents had debated and discussed the rising tide of suicides in their community.
Igloolik has been free of suicides for the past 12 months, said RCMP Cpl. Bob Smith, though he said there have been numerous suicide attempts during that past year.
www.nunatsiaq.com /archives/nunavut990930/nvt90917_10.html   (639 words)

  Catholic Mission To The Inuit
Igloolik is located on a small island northeast of the Melville Peninsula, towards Baffin Island, at the opening of the Fury and Hecla Strait.
The location of Igloolik facilitated an encounter of various Inuit cultural traditions of Baffin Island, Kivalliq Region and eastern Kitikmeot.
Very important role at the beginnings of the Catholic community in Igloolik played Pierre Maktar, an Inuk from Chesterfield Inlet, who was teaching the elementary prayers and the Inuktituk hymns composed by Bishop Turquetil OMI and first missionaries.
www.arcticomi.ca /2igloolik.html   (647 words)

 Artic Videoconferencing   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This project was unique because of the nature of the partnership, and the use of videoconferencing technology for a variety of community development and educational purposes.
Igloolik residents received training in equipment operation and on average seven to ten hours per month of public and schools programming takes place.
A moving example was that of a mother in Igloolik reunited with her young son, who was in Ottawa for medical treatment, through the videoconferencing system.
www.consilium.ca /profiles-common/artic-videoconferencing.html   (483 words)

 Homes in Igloolik, Nunavut
Igloolik, Nunavut is just one of the areas that you may be considering for an exciting career move or unique lifestyle experience.
The local economy in Igloolik provides opportunities for entrepreneurship and rewarding careers in the tourism, mining, service sectors and arts and crafts, similar to other inhabited regions within the territory.
If you are really interested in living in Igloolik you'll want to take a close look at housing prices in relation to the opportunities available for you and your family.
www.new-home.ca /homes/nunavut/igloolik.html   (332 words)

 PhotoVoyage | Nunavut   (Site not responding. Last check: )
March 23rd: Igloolik can be seen in the distance from the cemetery that overlooks the town.
Igloolik, one of Nunavut's 28 isolated towns, is located west of Baffin Island on the Melville Peninsula.
The waters around Igloolik Island, rich in marine mammals, have attracted and sustained generations of hunting peoples for thousands of years.
wpni01.auroraquanta.com /pv/nunavut?sess_id=&img=1074   (78 words)

 Kunuk, Zacharias
After building a reputation as a soapstone carver (his work is in the CANADIAN MUSEUM OF CIVILIZATION), he turned to video in the early 1980s when he bought a small-format camera during a trip to an Inuit art gallery in Montréal.
Igloolik Isuma has produced widely acclaimed videos such as Qaggiq (Gathering Place, 1989) and Saputi (Fish Traps, 1993), detailed recreations of traditional life using local people of the Igloolik region as actors and shot in a style that melds documentary and fiction.
Igloolik Isuma Productions has collaborated with 2 workshops, Arnait Video Productions/Women's Video Workshop of Igloolik and Tarriaksuk Video Centre, both of which train local people in basic video production so that they can make media works about their everyday lives.
www.canadianencyclopedia.ca /PrinterFriendly.cfm?Params=A1ARTA0009281   (452 words)

Igloolik, (Syllabics: ?????, sometimes spelled Iglulik), is an Inuit community in Nunavut, northern Canada.
Because it is on a small island in Foxe Basin that is very close to the Melville Peninsula (and to a lesser degree, Baffin Island), it is often thought to be on the peninsula.
The first permanent presence by southeners in Igloolik came with the establishment of a Roman Catholic Mission in the 1930s.
www.globalguide.org /?lat=69.3762&long=-81.7995&zoom=5&name=Igloolik,_Nunavut&wiki=0&title=Igloolik,_Nunavut   (537 words)

 Explore Regina: Interpreting Railway Town Heritage/Boomtown
Igloolik means "a place with houses", probably because of the sod houses Elijah’s ancestors used to build there.
“Igloolik is probably one of the oldest communities in Nunavut, dating back 4,000 years,” he proudly claims.
This is how Igloolik came to be one of the 10 communities where government offices are located, explains Elijah.
www.greatexcursions.com /blogs/explore_regina/2006/10/hospitality-with-character_116227050115098475.html   (1440 words)

The mass among the Inuit retains elements of Inuit society and tradition (Corel Professional Photos).
Igloolik, Nunavut, Hamlet, pop 1286 (2001c), 1174 (1996c), 936 (1991c), area 102.87 km
Sir William PARRY with his 2 ships Fury and Hecla were the first Europeans to visit Igloolik.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0003948   (175 words)

 Find.hm : Regional : North America : Canada : Nunavut : Localities : Igloolik   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Igloolik Travelogue - Personal account of a guided tour, with images of bowhead whales, ice flows, and walrus in the Foxe basin.
Matthais - Igloolik - Brief history of the Anglican church, and description of a confirmation service that was conducted at its Hall Beach outstation.
Igloolik Research Centre - History, mission statement, facility details, and a fee schedule for the research centre.
www.find.hm /Directory/Regional/North_America/Canada/Nunavut/Localities/Igloolik   (450 words)

 Igloolik, Nunavut
Because it is on a small island in Foxe Basin that is very close to the Melville Peninsula (and to a lesser degree, Baffin Island), it is often mistaken to be on the peninsula.
Non-indigenous establishments, such as RCMP stations, day schools, and clinics, were here before they came to be in surrounding communities.
An ancient legend from the Igloolik area was adapted into the award-winning Canadian film Atanarjuat in 2001.
www.wikimoz.org /wiki/en/wikipedia/i/ig/igloolik__nunavut.html   (187 words)

 Current Biography International Yearbook 2002 — Sample Profile
Igloolik Isuma Productions, the production company that Kunuk co-founded and of which he is president, has struggled for years to reach a larger audience, principally through Canadian broadcast outlets; but it has found itself marginalized at every step of the way.
Just as he was learning to hunt by dogsled, however, Kunuk's parents were told that their government assistance would be terminated if they did not send their son to school to learn English.
Kunuk has called the day he left home the saddest day of his life: he and his brother were shipped off to Igloolik, a city 250 kilometers north of the Arctic circle (and about 3,600 km north of Montreal) where about one quarter of Canada's Inuit population resides.
www.hwwilson.com /print/cbintl_skunuk_biography.htm   (2328 words)

 Cottages in Igloolik, Nunavut
Igloolik, Nunavut boasts a very unique culture and heritage, attracting thousands each year to experience the region's way of life.
Government is developing new opportunities presented by the Internet and the global economy, and residents of Igloolik are recognizing that embracing this new technology will create exciting opportunities for their families, so they can remain in Nunavut.
If you are looking for any kind or real estate related service in Igloolik, this section of the web site will contain valuable links to a range of professionals specializing in the unique needs of this region of Canada.
www.realestateproperty.ca /secure/cottages/nunavut/igloolik.html   (309 words)

 Hon. Louis Tapardjuk   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Louis was born on January 30, 1953 in an igloo out on the sea ice off Aggu Bay to the west and north of the Hamlet of Igloolik.
Louis started his public service with the Igloolik Co-operative at the age of 12 as stock boy and eventually became the Manager.
Later on, he was elected to the Igloolik Co-op Board of Directors which he represented on the Arctic Co-operatives Limited (ACL) and was President for some time during ACL’s formative years.
www.gov.nu.ca /Nunavut/English/cabinet/lt.shtml   (278 words)

 Tujurmivik Hotel - 100% Inuit family owned located in Igloolik, Nunavut.
The community of Igloolik is located on a small Island on the northeastern corner of Melville Peninsula, 75 Kilometres north of Hall Beach and 870 kilometres north west of Iqaluit.
Igloolik is the most traditional Inuit Community in Nunavut and one of the oldest.
The Anglican Church established a mission in 1959 and the Igloolik Co-operative was established in 1963.
www.tujurmivikhotel.com /english-igloolik.html   (493 words)

 Condos in Igloolik, Nunavut
Condo living in Igloolik offers a level of carefree living that cannot be easily matched through more traditional home ownership.
This is one of the major benefits of purchasing a condo, and the key reason why more people are considering this option every year.
Of course, owning a condo in Igloolik may be more costly than owning a traditional home.
www.realestateproperty.ca /secure/condos/nunavut/igloolik.html   (317 words)

 Igloolik Archaeological Sites
The Igloolik archaeological sites are located on the islands at the northern end of FOXE BASIN, close to the village of IGLOOLIK.
After 1000 AD, they were replaced by prehistoric THULE CULTURE INUIT, whose descendants continued to use the region through the historic period.
Walrus tusk, Igloolik region, NWT, Dorset culture (courtesy NGC).
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0003949   (211 words)

 NU: 'Pothead' comments irk Igloolik mayor - MedPot.net/Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fri Aug 4, 12:52 PM The mayor of Igloolik is looking for an apology from Ed DeVries, the candidate for the Marijuana Party in Nunavut in the last federal election.
Igloolik Mayor Paul Quassa says the community is not impressed with DeVries, who moved there last September.
He also says he believes the majority of the adults in Igloolik have smoked pot.
www.medpot.net /forums/index.php?showtopic=37799   (436 words)

 Baffin Region Co-ops: Igloolik
Igloolik is not only the geographic centre of Nunavut but also to what is widely considered the cultural hub of Nunavut.
Ancient ties to northern and southern Baffin Island, as well as the Kivalliq and eastern Kitikmeot regions, contribute to the distinct mix of Inuit cultural traditions practised in Igloolik today.
The challenge in maintaining this balance is the very essence of Igloolik's vibrancy.
www.arcticco-op.com /acl-baffin-region-igloolik.htm   (147 words)

 Inuit Art, Igloolik Journal: Grey Dog Trading Company, Tucson
He spent most of his time in the community of Igloolik, which is situated on a small island.
Igloolik, while a modern community, remains proud of its traditional beliefs.
Although not as well known for carving as some parts of Nunavut, Igloolik takes a back seat to no one in terms of the talent level of its artists.
www.greydogtrading.com /InuitArt/Igloolik_Journal.htm   (264 words)

 Hôtel de Tujurmivik - l'hôtel Tujurmivik est la propriété d'Inuits depuis 2 générations ...
Igloolik est la communauté la plus traditionnelle du Nunavut et une des plus anciennes.
Igloolik est aussi le foyer de plusieurs sculpteurs de pierre à savon reconnus mondialement.
La région entourant Igloolik était habitée par les Tuniit (descendants de la culture Dorset qui ont habité la région pour plus de 2000 ans).
www.tujurmivikhotel.com /french-igloolik.html   (454 words)

 Aboriginal Planet - Annuraaq. Arctic Clothing from Igloolik
Arctic Clothing from Igloolik, an exhibition mounted in the Central Saloon of the British Museum, 15 February - 27 May; The Arctic Clothing Conference, Clore Education Centre, British Museum April 27-29-29 2001.
These were accompanied in the exhibition by commentaries from the oral history project run by the Igloolik Inullariit (Elders) Society.
In a separate connection with Igloolik a kayak in the Museum's storehouse was recently identified as having been commissioned by George Lyon.
www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca /aboriginalplanet/archives/july2002/art4_main-en.asp?prn=1   (481 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Igloolik Igloolik is located on a small island in Foxe Basin, just off Melville Peninsula on the mainland of Nunavut.
Although Igloolik is part of the Qikiqtani or Baffin region, there exists a mix of Inuit cultural traditions from each of the three regions.
Igloolik is a community that balances modern living with a traditional way of life.
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 Igloolik   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1921 the "Fifth Thule Expedition" led by Knud Rasmussen visited Igloolik and published a report on the Iglulingmiut that provided a detailed look at Inuit life before it was influenced to any great extent by modern civilization.
Many famiilies in Igloolik are related to members of the Qitdlarsuaq migration to Greenland.
The Igloolik Research Center sponsors a major oral history project that is attempting to document the elder's traditional knowledge in Igloolik.
www.nunanet.com /~jtagak/imagemap/igloolik.htm   (123 words)

 Zacharias Kunuk Interview - Native Networks
It’s a community formed back in the late ‘50s, when the government started the settlement programs and Igloolik was just one of them.
We were living off of the land like the ancestors before us and [then the government] built the health center there and the stores and the school started and we all had to go to school.
Later, when I was growing up in my teens, half of my community, Igloolik, was Catholic and half of it was Anglican.
www.nativenetworks.si.edu /eng/rose/kunuk_z_interview.htm   (2461 words)

 'Pothead' comments irk Igloolik mayor   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The mayor of Igloolik is looking for an apology from Ed DeVries, the candidate for the Marijuana Party in Nunavut in the last federal election.
Igloolik Mayor Paul Quassa says the community is not impressed with DeVries, who moved there last September.
DeVries says he didn't mean to upset anybody, but he continues to defend his right to use marijuana, and says he uses it to help heal people.
www.cbc.ca /canada/north/story/2006/08/04/igloolik-pot-comments.html   (1262 words)

 DCR Images - Igloolik Travelogue by Diane C. Ross
First the trip leader thought we were spending the first night in Igloolik at the camp owners house.
The itinerary said we would be staying at the Igloolik Inn but we actually stayed at the Turomivik Hotel.
We walked by it the first night we were in Igloolik and I was pretty sure I could find it again.
www.dcrimages.com /travel/igloolik   (3896 words)

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