inuksuk

August 15, 2009

Chantal writes:

We were supposed to fly to Pangnirtung today but our flight got canceled. So we spent another day in Iqaluit and went for a walk along the Sylvia Grinnell River where we encountered several inuksuk (which are cairns used to indicate directions and/or other things):

Photo Inuksuk

We also watched a young Inuit boy pull arctic char out of the river without even having to bait them. They are going back to the ocean for spawning (the opposite of salmon which goes upriver for spawning) and are particularly easy to catch at this time of year.

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