The Fan Hitch Volume 11, Number 4, September 2009

Journal of the Inuit Sled Dog International

In This Issue....

From the Editor 


Fan Mail


Sled Dogs in His Majesty's Service:
Clark's Eskimo Dogs in World War II


Evolutionary Changes in Domesticated Dogs:
The Broken Covenant of the Wild, Part 3
 

British Antarctic Survey Sledge Dog
Monument Final Report


Tusaalanga: Learning Inuktitut Online!

In the News 


Book Review: The Inuit Thought of It


Tip: Removing Mats

IMHO: The Learning Curve

Index: Volume 11, The Fan Hitch


Navigating This Site

Index of articles by subject

Index of back issues by volume number

Search The Fan Hitch


Articles to download and print

Ordering Ken MacRury's Thesis

Our comprehensive list of resources

Talk to The Fan Hitch

The Fan Hitch home page

ISDI home page


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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.

ISDI Coordinator Canada:
Geneviève Montcombroux, Box 206, Inwood, MB R0C 1P0; gmontcombroux@gmail.com
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Qiniliq at 15 weeks                                                Hamilton

Index of Articles for Volume 11


Behavior Notebook
N1: Transitions
N2: Curious Naturalist and Nobel Laureate Niko Tinbergen studied sledge dogs
N3: Inuit Dog Behaviour Study in the Netherlands

Editorials
N1: Expeditons
N2: Working Dogs - Reasoned Perception or Illogical Vision
N3: A Virtual Fan Hitch   
N4: Untitled

Fan Mail
N2: A northern writer shares his recollections; others write in seeking permission to reprint, express their thanks and intentions to become print subscribers.
N4: An ISD owner want to know how common a black dog with a white "tie" is.
       
General
N1: The British Antarctic Survey Sledge Dog Memorial Fund Update
N2: Qimmiit Utirtut Update
       The British Antarctic Survey Sledge Dog Memorial Fund Update
       Remembering a Stunning Achievment
N3: The British Antarctic Survey Sledge Dog Memorial Fund Update
       In passing: E.W. Kevin Walton
N4: British Antarctic Survey Sledge Dog Monument Final Report
       Tusaalanga
   
Health, Science and Ethology
N1: The Canadian Animal Assistance Team in Pond Inlet
N2: The Gentrification of Working Breeds
       Evolutionary Changes in Domesticated Dogs: The Broken Covenant Of The Wild, Part 1
N3: Inuit Sled Dogs Achieve Distinguished Visibility
       Evolutionary Changes in Domesticated Dogs: The Broken Covenant Of The Wild, Part 2
       The Canadian Animal Assistance Team opens its membership to the general public
       The Chinook Project’s 2009 Norethern Clinics
N4: Evolutionary Changes in Domesticated Dogs: The Broken Covenant Of The Wild, Part 3
    
Hints and Tips
N1: Flammable Food
N4: Removing Matted Fur

History
N1: My First Winter Trip in Antarctica
N4: Sled Dogs In His Majesty’s Service: Clark’s Eskimo Dogs In World War II
       

In My Humble Opinion
N1: The Next Great Thing
N2: You, a Reader of The Fan Hitch
N3: Why Inuit Dogs?
N4: The Learning Curve

In the News
N1: Makivik and the Qikqtani Truth Commission updates on the dog slaughter investgation
N2: Makivik and the Qikqtani Truth Commission updates on the dog slaughter investgation
N3: Makivik Receives Interim Report on the Allegations Concerning the Slaughter of Sled Dogs
N4: The Qikiqtani Truth Commission’s website is now online
   
Media Review
N1: Dog Days on Ice: Antarctic Exploration in a Golden Era (book)
N2: The Polar World: The Unique Vision of Sir Wally Herbert by Sir Wally Herbert (book)
N3: New Website a Huge Resource of Polar Images (website)
       Huskies/My Friends, the Huskies (book)
N4: The Inuit Thought of It: Amazing Arctic Innovations (book)

Product Review
N1: The Tick Key
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