Tuktoyaktuk

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main character

Climate Tuktoyaktuk displays a cold subarctic climate, just short of a polar (tundra) climate, as the July mean temperature is barely above 10 degrees Celsius (50 degrees Fahrenheit).


winning song

' Tom Connors song, "Mukluk Shoe". *Is mentioned briefly in the song "Canadian Girls" by Dean Brody. *Is the subject of the song "Time Before Bones" by Dana Sipos's winning song from CBC Radio 2's 2009 Great Canadian Song Quest competition. See also * List of municipalities in the Northwest Territories * Tuktoyaktuk Airport * Tuktoyaktuk Winter Road * Territorial claims in the Arctic References


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Climate Tuktoyaktuk displays a cold subarctic climate, just short of a polar (tundra) climate, as the July mean temperature is barely above 10 degrees Celsius (50 degrees Fahrenheit).


quot important

were installed beginning in the 1950s as part of the Distant Early Warning Line, to monitor air traffic and detect possible Soviet (Soviet Union) intrusions during the Cold War. The settlement's location (and harbour) made "Tuk" important in resupplying the civilian contractors and Air Force personnel along the "DEW Line." In 1947, Tuktoyaktuk became the site of one of the first government "day schools" designed to integrate Inuit youth into mainstream


school called

Assessment Registry - Environmental Assessment Home Page publisher Ceaa.gc.ca date 2010-09-27 accessdate 2011-12-27 Work on the highway officially started on January 8, 2014, and is expected to be done by 2017 or 2018. Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk Highway Tuktoyaktuk has a K-12 school called Mangilaluk School as part of the Beaufort-Delta Education Council. http


television program

in the second season of the reality television series (Television program) ''Ice Road Truckers'' where they travelled down the Tuktoyaktuk Winter Road. It was also referenced several times in the 1994 television series ''Due South'' as a place where the main character, Benton Fraser, spent part of his childhood. In 2009, an episode


large cultural

The Beluga Jamboree url email address lat long directions phone tollfree fax hours price content This takes place in Tuk around the middle of April. A large cultural festival full of games, food and fun. Jamboree King and Queen competition. *


song quot'

' Tom Connors song, "Mukluk Shoe". *Is mentioned briefly in the song "Canadian Girls" by Dean Brody. *Is the subject of the song "Time Before Bones" by Dana Sipos's winning song from CBC Radio 2's 2009 Great Canadian Song Quest competition. See also * List of municipalities in the Northwest Territories * Tuktoyaktuk Airport * Tuktoyaktuk Winter Road * Territorial claims in the Arctic References


song quot

' Tom Connors song, "Mukluk Shoe". *Is mentioned briefly in the song "Canadian Girls" by Dean Brody. *Is the subject of the song "Time Before Bones" by Dana Sipos's winning song from CBC Radio 2's 2009 Great Canadian Song Quest competition. See also * List of municipalities in the Northwest Territories * Tuktoyaktuk Airport * Tuktoyaktuk Winter Road * Territorial claims in the Arctic References


television television

in the second season of the reality television series (Television program) ''Ice Road Truckers'' where they travelled down the Tuktoyaktuk Winter Road. It was also referenced several times in the 1994 television series ''Due South'' as a place where the main character, Benton Fraser, spent part of his childhood. In 2009, an episode

Tuktoyaktuk

'''Tuktoyaktuk''' , the settlement lies north of the Arctic Circle on the shore of the Arctic Ocean. Formerly known as '''Port Brabant''', the community was renamed in 1950 and was the first place in Canada to revert to the traditional Native name. url http: www.epl.ca infofile-detail?subject_detail Native%20Names%20for%20Native%20Places title Infofile Detail - Native Names for Native Places publisher Edmonton Public Library accessdate 2012-12-12

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