For over a thousand years before the arrival of Europeans, Inuit people lived around Pangnirtung Fiord, subsisting on whales, seals, walrus, fish, caribou and bear. In 1921 the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) established a trading post in Pangnirtung. Once a year a HBC supply ship would pick up furs and whale oil and drop off […]
Crossed the Arctic Circle Pounded by 50mph/80kph wind Never seen anything like this Happy Birthday Nancy https://www.climategen.org/media/podcasts/stetson_day022.mp3
Pangnirtung basecamp School & village presentations Simon’s new sled Signs of global warming are everywhere https://www.climategen.org/media/podcasts/will_day021.mp3 Learn more: Click here for a slideshow of photos of Pangnirtung Pass from NorthernComfort.info.
Inuit songs Scenery change – 1000 ft. vertical cliffs A snowmobile greeting Arrival of the base camp team https://www.climategen.org/media/podcasts/will_day015.mp3 Learn more: Click here for the Wikipedia article about Pangnirtung. Click here for a look at albums recorded by Inuit musicians.
Arrival in Pangnirtung on Saturday Strong headwinds Hood up, head down and alone with thoughts https://www.climategen.org/media/podcasts/will_day014.mp3