Fonds - Doris North Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit workshop fonds

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Doris North Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit workshop fonds

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  • Aug. 2003 - Sept. 2003 (Creation)

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17 audio compact discs and other material

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The Doris North Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit workshop was conducted in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, to provide a public forum for the people of Cambridge Bay and representatives of Miramar Mining Corporation to discuss the impact of the gold mine proposed for Hope Bay, Nunavut. (Hope Bay is located on Melville Sound, south of Kent Peninsula, on the Nunavut mainland.) The workshop documented traditional knowledge and included presentations and oral history interviews from Inuit elders. The workshop was sponsored by Kitikmeot Heritage Society.

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Fond consists of materials related to the Doris North Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit workshop conducted in Cambridge Bay (Iqaluktuuttiaq), Nunavut, where the residents of Cambridge Bay and representatives of Miramar Mining Corporation discussed a proposed gold mine at Hope Bay, Nunavut. Fonds includes sound recordings of oral history interviews with Inuit elders and discussions of archaeology, vegetation, wildlife, and environmental risks of the gold mine. Fonds includes an environmental assessment, maps detailing the Doris North and Hope Bay area, photographs of the workshop, and photographs of Kitikmeot Region.

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Fonds includes 72 photographs, 2 maps, 9 p. of textual records.

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