Transition era history of Apex-Iqaluit, NWT: 1942 to 1963
Principal Investigator: Longworth, Bob (2)
Licence Number: 12445
Organization: Arctic Ridge Consulting, Immarnisalirijiit Historical Society of Apex-Iqaluit
Licensed Year(s): 1993
Issued: Jan 01, 1993
Project Team: S. Mike

Objective(s): To research the history of Iqaluit and Apex during the period of 1942 to 1963 in order to provide the collected information to the Immarnisalirijiit Historical Society of Apex-Iqaluit; to write text for commemorative historic plaques which will be mounted at ten historic locations.

Project Description: During the period between 1942 and 1963, Inuit in the southern portion of Baffin Island when through a major transition from living off the land in the traditional way to living in permanent settlements. The researchers will collect information about this period of development in the history of Apex and Iqaluit by gathering information from printed materials as well as interviews with long-term residents. Text will be written for historic plaques.