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Episode 1: “Circling the Midnight Sun”

Take a rollicking journey around the world at the Arctic Circle, learning about critical connections between culture and climate change along the way. This video presentation of “Circling the Midnight Sun” is based on the book by the same title.

About the Author

James Raffan

James Raffan

Explorer and Author

James is a prolific writer, speaker, cultural geographer, and tireless advocate for the Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough, Ontario. He has produced twenty books and written for film, radio, and media outlets including Canadian Geographic, National Geographic, Explore, The Globe and Mail, as well as for CBC and The Discovery Channel.

In 2020, James was named by the Royal Canadian Geographical Society as one of the ninety most influential explorers in the nation’s recorded history. He owes a great debt to his travelling companions, particularly the Indigenous Peoples of the circumpolar world.

His latest book Ice Walker: A Polar Bear's Journey through the Fragile Arctic is available at Simon & Shuster's website.

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