November 19, 1999
Hunting for Seals and for Inuit Culture at Nunavut Arctic College
On the southern end of Baffin Island sits the tundra town of Iqaluit, accessible only by ocean or air. The tiny capital of Canada's newest territory, Nunavut, it's a treeless place where beauty must be found in the varying shades of earth and rock, or in the icy blue waters of Frobisher Bay. Soon the ferocious winds and snow will sweep the permafrost, light will be reduced to a few hours a day, and the bay will freeze over. But today the autumn sun shines down on Iqaluit's 4,300 inhabitants.