It’s been a phenomenal success

Last Friday morning, the Amundsen sailed into historic Quebec City, bringing to an end 15 months at sea for scientific and human health research in the Arctic. The Amundsen returns to port. A crowd was …

We had a team

Modest though she may be about her contributions, there’s no denying that there would be no Inuit Health Survey without Helga Saudny-Unterberger. The assistant to Project Leader Dr. Grace Egeland …

Nearing the end

The Amundsen is currently anchored outside of Quebec City, waiting for its predetermined entrance time tomorrow morning back to port. Following the ceremony, the Health Survey crew will depart for their respective …

The people of Nunatsiavut ©

A song by Angus Andersen, originally of Nain, now of St.John’s, Newfoundland. CHORUS: The people of Nunatsiavut will do anything they canThey’ll keep you warm,They’ll keep you fed,They’ll walk you …

Thanksgiving Feast

All on board the Amundsen enjoyed the bounty of the Nunatsiavut land and sea this afternoon for a Thanksgiving feast. Hannah Angootealuk and Edna Elias make bannock. Jumper blubber, frozen caribou, salmon and …

Rigolet, Nunatsiavut

Yesterday the Health Survey crew wrapped up fieldwork in Rigolet, Nunatsiavut. In all, 265 participants from five communities were seen on board the Amundsen in Nunatsiavut over six days. The Amundsen has begun its …