The Fram Museum’s exhibition Cold Recall – Roald Amundsen’s Reflections from the Northwest Passage opened at the Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum In Iqaluit on February 3.
Nunavut Commissioner Edna Elias opened the exhibition and made the opening remarks, followed by remarks from Simon Awa, the Deputy Minister of Department of Culture, Language, Elders and Youth, Government of Nunavut, and Geir O. Kløver, the Director of the Fram Museum.
The Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum had prepared several Norwegian treats for the opening, including the traditional Christmas pastries “pepperkake” (pepper cookies) and fattigmann (a doughnut type treat).
The exhibition is organized in cooperation between the Fram Museum, the Norwegian Embassy in Ottawa and the Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum and will be on display until March 19. It will then move to Whitehorse, Yukon.
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Brian Lunger, Director of the Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum
Edna Elias, Nunavut Commissioner
Simon Awa, Deputy Minister of Department of Culture, Language, Elders and Youth