Service disruption

Due to maintenance, the Publications.gc.ca website may operate intermittently between 5:00 am ET until 9:00 am ET on Sunday, October 22, 2017.

The economy and population shifts of the Eskimos of Southampton Island: R42-3/1959-1E-PDF

"At the present time, the distribution of the Eskimo population on Southampton Island shows a concentration in four settlements, all on the south side of the island in the South Bay Area. The largest and most important settlement is at Coral Harbour. Small settlements are situated at the mouth of the Kirchoffer River and at Munn's Bay. Close to Munn's Bay is the community known as SNAFU, so named because a derelict military landing barge of that name is beached in the vicinity."--p. 2.

Permanent link to this Catalogue Record: What is a permanent link?
http://publications.gc.ca/pub?id=9.837008&sl=0
MARC XML Format   MARC HTML Format

Department/Agency Indian and Northern Affairs.
Title The economy and population shifts of the Eskimos of Southampton Island
Series Title NCRC ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
Electronic Document

Archived Content

Information identified as archived is provided for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. It is not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards and has not been altered or updated since it was archived. Please contact the authoring department to request a format other than those available.

We invite you to consult the Frequently Asked Questions page for additional information regarding the Archived Content notice.


Having trouble opening this document?

Note: The URLs contained in this/these document(s) may no longer be functional
Note Digitized edition from print [produced by Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada].
Date 1959.
Number of Pages 9 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • R42-3/1959-1E-PDF
Subject Terms Inuit, Economic conditions, Population distribution