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Homecoming: Abraham Ulrikab’s story featured in Inuktitut magazine and on the World Policy Institute’s Blog

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Hello everybody,

I am very pleased to report that the latest issue of Inuktitut magazine (Spring 2015), which is currently on its way to all Inuit households in Canada, contains an article, entitled Homecoming, about Abraham Ulrikab’s story. The article spans six pages and appears in no less than three […]

Five Inuit in a zoo: A 10-page article in French magazine “Géo Histoire” about the Labrador Inuit

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You would have told me that, one day, I would see my name in the French magazine Géo (I don’t think I’m exaggerating when I say that it’s the equivalent of National Geographic for the French-speaking world), and I would have had a hard time believing it. But life […]

Newly discovered illustrations of Abraham Ulrikab’s stay in Prague

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I hope you are all enjoying summer and making the most of it.

Things continue to be quite busy around here with lots to do to raise awareness about Abraham’s story. But before I tell you more about what has been happening, I thought I’d start with informing […]

January 13, 2015: A new Facebook page to celebrate the 134th anniversary of Abraham Ulrikab’s death

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Today, January 13, 2015, being the 134th anniversary of Abraham’s death, we thought it would be the perfect occasion to launch a new Facebook page dedicated to Abraham’s tragic story. Also entitled “In the Footsteps of Abraham Ulrikab”, we will be sharing on this new page all the latest information […]

Win one of five copies of “In the Footsteps of Abraham Ulrikab” – Goodreads Giveaway

Hello everyone,

We just launched a Book Giveaway on Goodreads. If you’re a member of Goodreads, why not try your chance at winning one of the five copies that are up for grabs. Just click on the widget below!

We’ve picked January 16 as the end date of the giveaway as it will be the […]

New book reveals the discovery of the remains of seven Labrador Inuit who died in Europe in 1881: In the Footsteps of Abraham Ulrikab

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Hello all! Happy Inuit Day!

Today, November 7th, being Inuit Day, could we have found a better occasion to officially announce the publication of the book In the Footsteps of Abraham Ulrikab which reveals the results of a four-year investigation into the fate of the remains of a group of […]

Announcing the winner of our 99designs book cover competition for the project In the Footsteps of Abraham Ulrikab

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Hello everyone!

Today is a big day as time has come to announce the winner of the design competition for the cover of the book In the Footsteps of Abraham Ulrikab to be published later this year. A total of 25 designers from the world’s four corners have submitted over […]

Voyage with the Labrador Eskimos, 1880-1881 : Johan Adrian Jacobsen’s Diary now available

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At last! It’s here!! Voyage with the Labrador Eskimos, 1880-1881 (and its French counterpart, Voyage avec les Eskimos du Labrador, 1880-1881) represents Polar Horizons’ very first publication and first official deliverable stemming out of the research project In the footsteps of Abraham Ulrikab.

As many of you know, the […]

Publication of two more articles in newspapers + the “Friends of Abraham World Map”

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I thought it was time for a little update on the latest news about the fundraising campaign for the research project “In the footsteps of Abraham Ulrikab.”

After last week’s article in The Telegram, two French-speaking daily newspapers published a story on my research project: Ottawa-Gatineau’s Le Droit […]

The Telegram and Adventure Canada’s blog feature the research on Abraham Ulrikab

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What a neat surprise it was, yesterday morning, to wake up and find a full page article about my research project “In the footsteps of Abraham Ulrikab” in the St. John’s daily newspaper The Telegram. I knew an article had been submitted to them but the paper had not given […]