Oberholtzer's decision on 8 August 1912 to substitute the original intention of following Tyrrell's route to the Kazan River
with a trip down the Thlewiaza to Churchill was critical in their survival and success.
The Kazan River in Nunavut was designated as a Canadian National Heritage river in 1990, but the reasons for its naming and the meaning of its name are unclear.
The Kazan River of Nunavut (hereafter written "Kazan") is one of 28 national heritage rivers in Canada (Fig.
Casimir but labeled by Tyrrell as, "White Partridge Lake/Kazan [sic] tue" and the "Kazan River for a short distance below it," (Casimir, 1894).
Williams for our shared 2010 kayak expedition down the beautiful Kazan River and for their patience with my ramblings.
Archaeology and oral history are used to interpret recent Inuit land use along the lower Kazan River. A record of caribou crossings, camps, and other places of cultural significance generated by Inuit elders from Baker Lake is combined with the results of an archaeological survey to identify important spring and fall sites.
Key words: caribou crossings, Caribou Inuit, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Harvaqtuurmiut, Inuit oral history, Kazan River, off-site archaeology, place names, settlement archaeology, traditional knowledge
We applied this off-site approach to a region on the lower Kazan River inhabited during the recent period by the Harvaqtuurmiut and chosen by Baker Lake elders to represent their traditional way of life (Figs.
Oral history is critically important to the interpretation of the archaeological remains on the lower Kazan River. Harvaqtuurmiut elders from Baker Lake examined features and visited many places with archaeologists and geographers between 1993 and 1997.
Reflecting his interests in ethnography, Harper also published a descriptive but very opinionated account of a group of Padlimiut Inuit who lived on the Upper Kazan River and traded at the Windy River post.
Caribou Eskimos of the Upper Kazan River, Keewatin.
Following books about the Back River (1981) and the Kazan River
(edited with C.