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Arvia'juaq and Qikiqtaarjuk

Arvia'juaq and Qikiqtaarjuk

The Arvia'juaq and Qikiqtaarjuk National Historic Site contains two areas: Arvia'Juaq and Qikiqtaaruk. Arvia'juaq (Sentry Island, an island in Hudson Bay, is located close to Arviat, Nunavut. It is a National Historic Site of Canada and a Paallirmiut Inuit summer camp site. Qikiqtaarjuk, (Inuktitut syllabics: _______, Inuktitut for little island) is a small peninsula, just north of Arviat, that faces Arvia'juaq. Like Arvia'juaq, Qikiqtaarjuk contains many Paallirmiut artifacts and both are considered ritual, spiritual, and sacred sites. In particular Qikiqtaarjuk is associated with the Inuit hero figure, Kiviuq.

Photo Credit: General view of the Qikiqtarjuac site. Parks Canada /Parcs Canada, n.d.

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  • living it rough
    guestBook Guestbook/ potterhead/ Dec 29, 2014

    I would try to live the way that the Inuit's used to live.

  • Wow
    guestBook Guestbook/ Max.stpierre/ Apr 12, 2014

    Cette endroit que c'est beau

  • camp
    guestBook Guestbook/ hebaomari/ Mar 27, 2014

    if i camped at that site i would mostly want to go hunting

  • Explore150 photoSpot Snapshot/ haszam/ Mar 12, 2014
Arvia'juaq and Qikiqtaarjuk

Arvia'juaq and Qikiqtaarjuk

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Which of the features stated below can be found at this National Historical Site?

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NEWS FEED
  • living it rough
    guestBook Guestbook/ potterhead/ Dec 29, 2014

    I would try to live the way that the Inuit's used to live.

  • Wow
    guestBook Guestbook/ Max.stpierre/ Apr 12, 2014

    Cette endroit que c'est beau

  • camp
    guestBook Guestbook/ hebaomari/ Mar 27, 2014

    if i camped at that site i would mostly want to go hunting

  • Explore150 photoSpot Snapshot/ haszam/ Mar 12, 2014

The Arvia'juaq and Qikiqtaarjuk National Historic Site contains two areas: Arvia'Juaq and Qikiqtaaruk. Arvia'juaq (Sentry Island, an island in Hudson Bay, is located close to Arviat, Nunavut. It is a National Historic Site of Canada and a Paallirmiut Inuit summer camp site. Qikiqtaarjuk, (Inuktitut syllabics: _______, Inuktitut for little island) is a small peninsula, just north of Arviat, that faces Arvia'juaq. Like Arvia'juaq, Qikiqtaarjuk contains many Paallirmiut artifacts and both are considered ritual, spiritual, and sacred sites. In particular Qikiqtaarjuk is associated with the Inuit hero figure, Kiviuq.

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Photo: General view of the Qikiqtarjuac site. Parks Canada /Parcs Canada, n.d.