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    Interview with an Artist-in-Residence: Niap

    Niap is an Inuk from Kuujjuaq, Nunavik (the Inuit homeland of northern Québec) and is a multi-disciplinary artist. In this interview she tells us more about her art, her experience as an Artist-in-Residence aboard Adventure Canada expeditions, and what she enjoys about sharing her culture.

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    A Bear Necessity: How an Arctic Expedition Warmed My Soul

    Carolyne Parent has travelled to more than 120 countries and territories. Her new book, "Un Monde à voir: 100 aventures à vivre au temps nouveau du voyage," features her top 100 recommendations for meaningful travel experiences. An Adventure Canada Arctic expedition was her first choice, and here she explains why.

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  • David Pelly and Inuit elders Mackie Kaosoni and Frank Analok 2001

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    The Ancestors Are Happy: The Story Behind the Book

    Author and cultural historian David Pelly’s latest book, "The Ancestors Are Happy," shares the oral histories of Inuit Elders from across Nunavut. Here, he tells us of the many journeys he took through the North, the people he met, and the stories he heard that inspired its writing.

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    My First Polar Plunge

    Polar plunge. Penguin swim. Polar bear dip. Whatever you want to call it, it’s an experience you’ll never forget on an Arctic or Antarctic expedition! Here, Adventure Canada botanist, author, and artist Carolyn Mallory describes her one and only polar plunge, jumping into Baffin Bay off the coast of Greenland.

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    Mind, Body, Heart, and Soul: Adventure Travel as Lifelong Learning

    Whether in the Arctic, Atlantic Canada, Europe, or Antarctica, the time you spend at sea on one of our small ships is the perfect complement to your time on shore. Cruise Director Ellie Clin shares the types of experiences that will educate, engage, and enlighten you in our onboard program.

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    Take the Polar Plunge

    There are few exploits as memorable and invigorating on an Arctic or Antarctic expedition as the legendary polar plunge. Not for the faint of heart, leaping into these frigid waters is a thrilling, rejuvenating, and envy-inducing bucket list experience that you’ll not soon forget.

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    An Inuk Perspective on Urban Living

    In this video presentation, Cultural Educator Heidi Langille shares her unique personal perspective as an Inuk living in southern Canada, away from her ancestral homeland. Learn more about the various reasons why Inuit may move south to urban centres and how they maintain strong ties to their culture.

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