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In Celebration of Nunavut - Charting the North - Volume 7

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Nine videos chronicling the efforts to explore and map the Arctic from land, air and even under water. Volume 7 contains: Across Arctic Ungava (19 min.) An enthusiastic first-person account of a 1949 canoe journey from Fort Chimo (now Kuujuaq) to Povungnituk, by four pioneering scientists and their four Native guides (from southern Quebec!). (1949). The Aviators of Hudson Strait (28 min. 20 sec.) The story of a major 1927 effort to survey Hudson Strait from six open-cockpit planes, and report on ice conditions. This video, featuring rare footage from the expedition, also highlights the co-operation between aviators and Inuit. Black and white. (1973).

1999, 48 min 34 s

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