Archaeology of the Frobisher Voyages: Kodlunarn Island and European-Inuit Contact
Principal Investigator: Fitzhugh, William (4)
Licence Number: 10186
Organization: Smithsonian Institution; University of Ottawa, Calgary, Alberta; INSTAAR
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1992 1991 1990
Issued: Jan 01, 1990
Project Team: N. Searles; S. Morse; S. Rowley; R. Auger; D. Stenton; local guides and field assistants; Pitsiulak crew (4)

Objective(s): To survey Frobisher Bay vicinity for Frobisher sites and contemporary Inuit sites; to conduct resource surveys; to study the geology and botany; to conduct a preliminary oral history and land use study.

Project Description: The Researcher and his team will elucidate the earliest European settlement of the region and study its impact on local Inuit culture and history. They will collaborate with local educational, research and cultural institutions.