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Archaeology of the Frobisher voyages: early European-Inuit contact studies and prehistoric settlement pattern surveys
Principal Investigator: Fitzhugh, William
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1992 1991 1990
Summary: As the final year in a four year study, the team of American and Canadian archaeologists and geologists will survey the outer Frobisher Bay region for sites that were occupied by Inuit at the time of the Frobisher expeditions (1576-1578). The data collected may determine what kinds of contact occurred between early English explorers and miners and the Inuit of the area. Licence issued for use of...


Thematic Annotation of the 1821-1823 Journals of W.E. Parry and Related Texts
Principal Investigator: MacDonald, John
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1991
Summary: The expedition journals kept by W.E. Parry during his visits to the Northern Foxe Basin during 1821-1823 will be organized, excerpted and annotated under approximately 100 thematic headings and sub-headings. These journals provide the earliest written records of the area. The project will emphasize Inuit ethnology but will include geography, toponymy, biology, climatology and geology....


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