Wednesday, 14 October 2009

The Arctic before Inuit

An archeologist from the Canadian Museum of Civilization was in Kimmirut in September, studying ancient sites and sharing what she has learned with the people who inherited the land.

Patricia Sutherland, the museum's curator of Arctic archeology, has been in and out of Kimmirut for years, following up on local discoveries which have interested researchers since the 1960s.

"People seem to be very excited about what's going on and the results so far," she said. "I try to take information back to the community.

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