Hudson’s Bay Company – Pangnirtung

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 […]