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Circumpolar Digital Image Collection

The Circumpolar Digital Image Collection is a collection of photos, slides, other images and contributions shared by many of the University of Alberta’s polar researchers. Images in the collection may be used for teaching and research purposes. For any other use, please contact the Canadian Circumpolar Institute.
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  1. Midnight sun turns steam plume pink [Download]

    Title: Midnight sun turns steam plume pink
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: This plume from an industrial process in Fairbanks, Alaska was white during the day. At 12:50 a.m., the sun rising over the mountains to the east turned the plume pink. This photo shows the Joy Elementary School at 24 Margaret Street in Fairbanks.
    Subjects: Midnight sun, Low noon, White nights, Continuous daylight, Steam plume
    Date Created: 2016/07/10
  2. Toklat River Contact Station [Download]

    Title: Toklat River Contact Station
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: The Toklat River Contact Station is situated beside the Toklat River. At this site there is an interpretive centre, where visitors can read about the geology, flora and fauna and handle natural history objects such as antlers. There is also a small bookstore.
    Subjects: Toklat River, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, U.S. National Parks Service - Denali, Interpretive Centres - U.S. National Parks
    Date Created: 2016/08/16
  3. Discovery III Paddle wheeler on the Chena River, Alaska [Download]

    Title: Discovery III Paddle wheeler on the Chena River, Alaska
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: This is the third paddle wheeler owned by the same family that has travelled the Chena River. It transports passengers upriver to the Chena Indian Village, where it is docked in this image.
    Subjects: Riverboats - United States - Alaska - Fairbanks, Tourist attractions - United States - Alaska - Fairbanks, Transportation - United States - Alaska - Fairbanks, Boats - Arctic Regions, Transportation - Arctic Regions
    Date Created: 2016/0 7/14
  4. Monument to miners who died on the job - Yellowknife, NWT [Download]

    Title: Monument to miners who died on the job - Yellowknife, NWT
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: This monument is near the Legislature in Yellowknife. It commemorates all miners who lost their lives on the job, but particularly the nine who died int he Giant Mine Murders. During a bitter labour dispute, a bomb was place in the Giant Mine. The names of the murder victims are inscribed on the plaque: Chris Neill, Joe Pandev, Norm Hourie, David Vodnoski, Shane Riggs, Vern Fullowka, Robert Rowsell, Malcolm Sawler, and Arnold Russell, Striking worker, Roger Warren was found guilty of the murders and served 18 years in jail.
    Subjects: Monuments - Yellowknife, NWT, Murders - Yellowknife, NWT, Murders - Arctic regions
    Date Created: 2015/07/09
  5. These nursery rhymes have been translated into Uummarmiutun and adapted to the biology of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region in Canada's northwestern Arctic. [Download]

    Title: These nursery rhymes have been translated into Uummarmiutun and adapted to the biology of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region in Canada's northwestern Arctic.
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: This book contains Uummarmiutun versions of three common nursery rhymes (Mary Had a Little Lamb, Itsy-Bitsy Spider, and Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star). The rhymes have been translated and adapted. For example, because an Inuit child is more likely to have a dog than a lamb, the rhyme has been adapted to read "Mary una qimmilik" or "Mary had a dog". In Uummarmiutun, the number of syllables match the tune of Mary Had a Little Lamb.
    Subjects: Nursery Rhymes - Inuvialuktun language, Nursery Rhymes - Uummarmiutun, "Mary Had a Little Lamb", "Itsy Bitsy Spider" , "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star", Nursery Rhymes - book cover
    Date Created: 2017/02/02
  6. Animals are frequently the subject of Inuit children's stories [Download]

    Title: Animals are frequently the subject of Inuit children's stories
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: Animals are an essential part of Inuit world view and day-to-day life. The knowledge of the relationship between people and animals is passed down through oral tradition from older people to children. These stories are now being captured as children's fiction. In these four works published by the Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre, bowhead whales, reindeer, seals and fish are highlighted.
    Subjects: Childrens's books - Inuvialuktun, Juvenile literature - Inuvialuktun, Niqinniliurningmik - book cover, Alunirlu busterlu Ilannariik - book cover, Qattayana - book cover, Arvinilgit Natchiat - book cover, Fishing - juvenile literature, Seals - juvenile literature, Reindeer - juvenile literature, Bowhead whales - juvenile literature
    Date Created: 2017/03/07
  7. Examples of Northern Canadian publications in various languages, dialects and scripts [Download]

    Title: Examples of Northern Canadian publications in various languages, dialects and scripts
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: In Arctic Canada, government agencies, Indigenous organizations and private organizations publish in a variety of languages, dialects and scripts. Often materials are published in several different linguistic editions. Two of the pictured volumes are published by the Government of Nunavut and the others by the Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre.
    Subjects: Arctic publications, Inuktitut publications, Inuivialuktun publications, Children's books - Inuvialuktun dialects, Permafrost
    Date Created: 2017/03/07
  8. Fruit and vegetable stand on a street in St. Petersburg Russia [Download]

    Title: Fruit and vegetable stand on a street in St. Petersburg Russia
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: This semi-permanent open-air fruit and vegetable stand was on a street in St. Petersburg, Russia in September, 2016. In addition to several types of melons, the vendor had corn, grapes and figs for sale.
    Subjects: Fruit and vegetable stands - St. Petersburg, Russia, Street vendors - St. Petersburg, Russia, Watermelons - Russia, Melons - Russia, Grapes, Green - Russia, Grapes, Purple - Russia, Grapes, Red - Russia, Corn - Russia, Figs - Russia, Food availability- Arctic Regions, Street scenes - St. Petersburg, Russia
    Date Created: 2016/09/12
  9. Fruit stand in St. Petersburg, Russia [Download]

    Title: Fruit stand in St. Petersburg, Russia
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: This fruit stand was on a street in St. Petersburg, Russia in September, 2016.
    Subjects: Fruit stands - St. Petersburg, Russia, Food availability - Arctic Regions, Watermelons - Russia, Street scenes - St. Petersburg, Russia
    Date Created: 2016/09/11
  10. Street cleaning truck on a street in St. Petersburg, Russia [Download]

    Title: Street cleaning truck on a street in St. Petersburg, Russia
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: This tank truck with a front-mounted blade was the third in a convoy of street cleaning equipment traveling on a street in St. Petersburg, Russia in September, 2016.
    Subjects: Street cleaning equipment - St. Petersburg, Russia
    Date Created: 2016/09/12