Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: social sciences, justice, historical site, spiritual site

Principal Investigator: Hallendy, Norman (1)
Licence Number: 11193
Organization: Tukilik Foundation
Licensed Year(s): 1991
Issued: Jan 01, 1991
Project Team: Pauta Saila; Pitaloosie Saila; Oshoweetuk Ipalee; Annie Manning

Objective(s): To locate the sacred site known as Akitsiraqvik; to assess if there is any relation to Inuksuk Point and Nuwata;

Project Description: The Researchers will locate the sacred site - Akitsiraqvik. The last remaining Elder who knows the location of the site will act as guide and will interpret the meaning of this place where conflicts were resolved, "justice" exercised and where it is believed Shamen occassionally practised.