Principal Investigator:MacDonald, John Licenced Year(s):
Information will continue to be gathered from Iglulingmiut on arctic celestial and atmospheric phenomena including associated terminologies, mythologies and legends. Inuit star and constellation names will be linked to the European equivalents. The Inuit lunar calendar and the role of stars in the determination of seasonal times will also be examined. The project is expected to be completed thi...
Principal Investigator:MacDonald, John Licenced Year(s):1993
The expedition journals kept by W.E. Parry during his visits to the Northern Foxe Basin in the years 1821-1823 will be organized, excerpted and annotated under approximately 100 thematic headings and sub-headings. These journals provide the earliest written records of this area. The project will emphasize Inuit ethnology but will include geography, toponymy, biology, botany and climatology....