The Fan Hitch Volume 10, Number 4, September 2008

Journal of the Inuit Sled Dog International

In This Issue....

From the Editor

In the News

Ladies' Ellesmere Vacation

Sled Dog Physiology: Non-Invasive Techniques

Sledge Dog Memorial Fund Update

BAS Vignette: How Do You Say Good-bye?


Report: The Chinook Project in Kimmirut

Bannock revisited

Book Review: Land of the Long Day

Behavior Notebook: On Being a Social Facilitator


Tip: Dealing with Those "Dirty" Boots

Index: Volume 10, The Fan Hitch


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The Inuit Sled Dog International

The Inuit Sled Dog International (ISDI) is a consortium of enthusiasts whose goal is the preservation of this ancient arctic breed in its purest form as a working dog. The ISDI's efforts are concentrated on restoring the pure Inuit Dog to its native habitat. The ISDI's coordinators welcome to your comments and questions.

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Index of Articles: Volume 10, The Fan Hitch

Adventure
N3: Out on the Ice: Three days with Inuit Sled Dogs in North Greenland
N3: Two friends, Fourteen Dogs…One Quest!
N3: Nunavut Quest’s 10th Anniversary Run
N4: Ladies’ Ellesmere Vacation

Behavior Notebook
N4: On Being a Social Facilitator

Cooking and Crafts
N4: Bannock Revisited

Editorials
N1: Good Deeds, Great and Small
N2: New Realities
N3: The Fan Hitch…Enhanced
N4: Untitled

Fan Mail
N1: Editor of Overland Journal seeks help; Iqaluit residents enjoy The Fan Hitch and the ISDI’s mission; a freelance photojournalist seeks advice about the Inuit Dogs of Greenland
N3: Looking for a translator; seeking  permission to reprint an article

F.I.D.O.
N3: Andrew Maher and Julia Landry

General
N1: British Antarctic Sledge Dog Memorial Fund - December 2007 Update
N2: British Antarctic Sledge Dog Memorial Fund - March 2008 Update
       Lost and Found: Recovering Dogs Gone Astray
N3: British Antarctic Sledge Dog Monument Fund – June 2008 Update
N4: British Antarctic Sledge Dog Monument Fund – September 2008 Update
       
Health and Science
N1: Canadian Animal Assistance Team’s Northern Project
N3: Canadian Animal Assistance Team’s 2008 Northern Wellness Clinics
N3: The Chinook Project Returns to Kimmirut
N4: Report: The Chinook Project in Kimmirut
       Sled Dog Physiology: Non-invasive Techniques   

History
N1: BAS Vignette: Sledding with Dogs
N2: BAS Vignette: Memories of a Non-Doggy Man
N3: BAS Vignette: Lampwick Harnesses
N4: BAS Vignette: How Do You Say Good-bye?
       
In My Humble Opinion
N2: Self-actualization  
N3: On Feral Cats and Inuit Sled Dogs

In the News
N1: Qikiqtani Truth Commission set to begin hearings
N2: Must Visit Websites
N3: Qikiqtani Truth Commission update; Makivik launches "Dog Cull" Probe
N4: Truth Commissions progress reports; story in UpHere Magazine

Media Review
N2: Hunters of the Polar North (book) by Sir Wally Herbert   
N4: Land of the Long Day (book) by Doug Wilkinson

Product Review
N1: Double Driver Dogsled
N2: Northern Outfitters Mountain Pack Boots
N3: MaineMade Double Driver Dogsled Update

Tip for the Trail
N1: Building a Dog Box, Part 2
N2: Spreading it Around
N4: Dealing with Those "Dirty" Boots
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