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Cold Recall in Canada

08 March 2012
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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.

 

For more information:

http://www.emb-norway.ca/News_and_events/News/Roald-Amundsen-exhibition-goes-to-Iqaluit/

http://www.nnsl.com/arts/stories/feb11_12phoX1.html

http://www.nunatsiaqonline.ca/stories/article/65674in_new_exhibit_iqaluit_residents_may_explore_the_explorer/

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Brian Lunger, Director of the Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum

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Edna Elias, Nunavut Commissioner

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Simon Awa, Deputy Minister of Department of Culture, Language, Elders and Youth

 

"Victory awaits him, who has everything in order - luck we call it.  Defeat is definitely due for him, who has neglected to take the necessary precautions - bad luck we call it"

Roald Amundsen

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