Hamilton Inlet


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Hamilton Inlet

A deep inlet of the northern Atlantic Ocean in southeast Labrador connecting with Lake Melville. It was visited by English navigators in 1586.

Ham′ilton In′let


n.
an arm of the Atlantic in SE Labrador, Newfoundland, in E Canada, an estuary of the Churchill River. 150 mi. (240 km) long.
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Rigolet lies within the Hamilton Inlet watershed fed by the Naskaupi and Churchill Rivers, which drain into the Atlantic Ocean.
As a communication tool during the interviews, households were asked to document changes in freshwater availability that they had observed within the Hamilton Inlet watershed on topographic maps (1:250 000 scale).
Specific European merchants and firms, and the locations of Chateau Bay, Sandwich Bay, and Hamilton Inlet, figure in the Moravian diaries and correspondence, and these references are presented to add to the picture of trade contacts.
In any event, as discussed below, Haven would later question his earlier notion on the correct location of Arvertok at the mouth of Hamilton Inlet.
The daughter of an English father, Ambrose Brooks, and an Inuit mother, who is remembered as Susan, Campbell was born in 1818 in Hamilton Inlet in Central Labrador.
A journalist visiting Labrador in 1861 described how Joe Palliser of Hamilton Inlet had learned to write when living in the Moravian-run community of Okak and later maintained his ability by writing "upon a soft stone with a bit of iron.
The dynamics of small town society are a staple of fiction and anthropology, and we are indebted to Plaice for recognizing complexities of social identity in North West River, a town once engaged in the fur trade, on the Hamilton Inlet in central Labrador, and her analysis of the ways the settler community adapts a select inventory of perceptions about themselves and their history in order to deal with changing economic and social environments.
The early chapters present a useful introduction to the local geography, its effect on the development of the settlements at the head of the Hamilton Inlet, and a good history of the settler communities there.
As already noted, Britain's plan for moving Inuit off the coast was chiefly effected through an arrangement with the Moravian Church, which subsequently established mission-cum-trade stations north of Hamilton Inlet that succeeded in bringing an end to significant Inuit presence in the southern region (Whiteley, 1969; CO 194/27).
A pilot was needed to bring the ship through unknown coastal waters from their landfall somewhere between Nain and Hopedale to Hamilton Inlet, where the Board of Trade had granted the Moravians 100000 acres of land the previous year (Moravian Mission, 1962b, 18 July 1770; Privy Council, 1 March 1927; Hiller, 2001).
Key words: bearded seals, Frobisher Bay, Hamilton Inlet, harbour seals, indicator species, palaeoecology, Penny Ice Cap, polynyas, ringed seals, sea ice, zooarchaeology
Its main goals were to define the culture history of this virtually unknown coastal stretch, and to tie the results into existing culture history for southernmost Labrador as well as the Hamilton Inlet area.
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