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Northumberland Learning Connections presents Canada's Arctic 2017: "Inuit and Europeans in the 16th to 19th Centuries"

Date:Friday, March 31, 2017
Time:9 - 11 a.m.
Location:    Port Hope Public Library (31 Queen St, Port Hope)
Patricia Sutherland and Robert McGhee, Ph.D, Archaeologist, Northlands Research. From Martin Frobisher’s explorations of the 1570s to the Franklin Searches of the 1850s, European explorers and commercial venturers gradually penetrated the channels of Canada’s Arctic Archipelago. The Inuit became essential partners in the trapping and whaling industries, which dominated the nineteenth and early twentieth century Arctic economy.

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