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14.6.17

Indigenous women and science knowledge: The first voice and climate change: [siliconrepublic.com] Nunavut caught the attention of international media in September 2016, when news broke that the wreck of HMS Terror had been discovered resting in 80 feet of icy water south of King William Island. Missing for 168 years, the Terror was used by polar explorer Sir John Franklin on his doomed expedition to traverse an unchartered route through the Northwest Passage. Dozens of news media websites beamed spectral images of the long-lost Terror across the world, its bowsprit, bell and double-wheeled helm remarkably well preserved. Ironically, thanks to the region’s slow, unreliable and ruinously expensive internet, poignant pictures of the Terror’s fate likely proved elusive for many a local Nunavummiuq.


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