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Adventure

V1, N2: IGE Finds Dog Sledge Route Impassable
V1, N2: Last Trip of the Century to the North Pole
V1, N4: The Bering Bridge Expedition – 10 Years Later

V2, N1: North Baffin Quest
V2, N1: Hudson’s Bay Adventure

V2, N2: Expedition News – The Thule 2000

V2, N3: Nunavut Quest 2000: More Than a Race

V2, N3: Nunavut Quest: the Pre-Race Drivers’ Meeting

V2, N3: Nunavut Quest 2000: On the Trail to Arctic Bay

V2, N3: Nunavut Quest: Race Results


V3, N1: Arctic Sojourn
V3, N2: Nunavut Quest 2001
V3, N2: Dog sledge Expedition Undertaken by and for Kids in Need
V3, N3: Lake Nipigon – Solo

V3, N3: The Inuit Dogs of Svalbard
V3, N3: The Longest Kids’ Sled Dog Expedition: Uummannaq – Thule
V3, N4: Nunavut Quest 2000 Diary
V3, N4: The Song of the Glacier

V3, N4: An Arctic "Fish Story"


V4, N1: Never Let Go!
V4, N1: High Arctic Mushing, Part I

V4, N2: The Story of Tatra

V4, N2: Katan of the Tinitegilaarg Settlement
V4, N2: Oregon Dune Musher’s Mail Run
V4, N2: High Arctic Mushing, Part II

V4, N3: A Day in the Woods: Meditations of a Recreational Musher
V4, N3: High Arctic Mushing, Part III

V4, N4: High Arctic Mushing, Part IV

V5, N1: Following in Nanuk's Tracks

V5, N1: Qitdlarssuaq Chronicles, Part 1
V5, N2: Qitdlarssuaq Chronicles, Part 2

V5, N3: Qitdlarssuaq Chronicles, Part 3
V5, N4: Qitdlarssuaq Chronicles, Part 4

V6, N2: Barry of the Midnight Sun 

V6, N3: How we met Tom 

V6, N3: Geronimo’s Travels 

V6, N4: My First Long Tour with Inuit Greenland Dogs

V8, N2: Road Food Inuit Dog Style 

V8, N4: A Nunavik Adventure

V9, N1: The Great Arctic Hunter Game

V10, N3: Out on the Ice: Three days with Inuit Sled Dogs in North Greenland

V10, N3: Two friends, Fourteen Dogs…One Quest!
V10, N3: Nunavut Quest’s 10th Anniversary Run
V10, N4: Ladies’ Ellesmere Vacation

V11, N2: Remembering a Stunning Achievement

V12, N4: The Gaze of Animal Life: Memories from the British Trans-Arctic Expedition, 1968-69

V14, N1: Caught by the Conditions
V14, N2: Misadventure and Redemption on the Otryt Trail
V14, N2:  A Boys’ Trip on Dovrefjell   
V14, N4: Akunnirmiut Nunavut Quest

V15, N1: Akunnirmiut Nunavut Quest, Part 2

V15, N2: A Different Type of Sledding

V16, N4: Ptarmigan Hunting with Greenland Dogs
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Behavior

V1, N2: The Hole in the Fence
V1, N3: Getting Personal
V1, N4: Watching TV

V2, N1: Tiri’s Magic Carpet
V2, N3: Social Order
V2, N4: Silent and Induced Heat

V3, N3: The Genes Don't Lie
V3, N4: Stereotypes of Inuit Dog Behavior: Where do we start, and where can we go?

V4, N1: When a Fight Isn't a Fight
V4, N1: Do Dogs Have Emotions?
V4, N3: Qiniliq Learns His Place

V5, N2: Raising Raven
V5, N3: Bishop and Tunaq

V5, N3: On Managing ISD Aggression
V5, N4: Death and Transfiguration

V6, N2: Building a Team 

V6, N3: Qiniliq and Sunny

V7, N2: Playing Deputy 

V7, N3: Life in the Pack 

V7, N4: The Human Role

V8, N4: Displacement, Discipline, Diversion, Disarming

V10, N4: On Being a Social Facilitator


V11, N1: Transitions
V11, N2: Curious Naturalist
V11, N3: Comparative Behavior Studies in The Netherlands

V12, N1: Boss Dogs and Lead Dogs: Are They Born or Made?
V12, N2: Some Aspects of Dog Behavior
V12, N2: More on Boss Dogs

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Cooking and Crafts

V1, N3: Bannock Recipes
V2, N1: Impress Your Dog
V2, N3: Dog Cookies
V2, N3: Save that Hair!
V2, N4: Carnivore Brownies

V10, N4: Bannock Revisited

V10, N4: 
Making a Mitten Harness
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Editorial


V1, N1: Untitled
V1, N2: Networking
V1, N3: Untitled
V1, N4: Defining the Inuit Sled Dog

V2, N1: Looking to the Year 2000
V2, N2: The Bigger Picture
V2, N3: Untitled
V2, N4: A Tale of Two Cities

V3, N1: It Ain’t Over "Til Its Over"
V3, N2: The Russian Connection
V3, N3: A Wolf in Dog’s "Clothing"
V3, N4: Just Plain Happy

V4, N1: Does What We Do Matter Anyway?
V4, N2: Contrast and Compare
V4, N3: Untitled
V4, N4: Milestones or Mile Markers?

V5, N 1: Horses, not Zebras - Blue Eyes in Greenland Dogs

V5, N2:  The Blind Men and the Elephant
V5, N3:  Of Philosophy, Dogs and History

V5, N4:  Newton's Third Law (of Motion)

V6, N1: What's in a Name? 

V6, N2: Kudos and Cat Calls 

V6, N3: Who are you and what do you want? 

V6, N4: Looking for Inuit Dogs Past and Present

V7, N1: New Faces, Old Passions 

V7, N2: Sirius Patrol, Canadian Style 

V7, N3: Coming Together; ISDI Web Site Announcement; Correction 

V7, N4: Building Bridges

V8, N1: Firsts, F.I.D.O.s and Foremosts 

V8, N2: Tradition: Passing the Torch 

V8, N3: Diversity with a Common Interest 

V8, N4: The Northern Experience

V9, N1:  Looking Back, Looking Ahead
V9, N2:  Who Will Share Our Vision?
V9, N3:  Metaphorically Speaking
V9, N4:  Unfinished Business

V10, N1: Good Deeds, Great and Small
V10, N2: New Realities
V10, N3: The Fan Hitch…Enhanced
V10, N4: Untitled

V11, N1: Expeditons

V11, N2: Working Dogs – Reasoned Perception or Illogical Vision
V11, N3: A Virtual Fan Hitch
V11, N4: Editorial

V12, N1: Editoral
V12, N2: Editoral
V12, N3: Romancing the Bone: Unreasonable notions and unrealistic expectations

V12, N4: An Outsider's Preceptions

V13, N1:  Living in the Moment
V13, N2:  No title
V12, N3:  Know the Dog, the Land and the People
V13, N4:  We’ve Moved!

V14, N1 A Stretch of Smooth Ice
V14, N2: Old Tools – New Tools
V14, N3: A Dog for All Seasons
V14, N4: No title


V15, N1: Heeeere we go again…
V15, N2: Turning Dreams into Reality
V15, N3: Words Worth Repeating
V15, N4: A Great Man Has Passed

V16, N1: The Season for Sharing and Giving
V16, N2: Taxonomy
V16, N3: On the Radar
V16, N4: Chronology
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Fan Mail

V1, N2: Readers Write In
V2, N3: A short discussion on feeding the ISD

V4, N4: A reader asks, "Who is an ISDI "Member"?"

V5, N4: Letter from Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami; Letter from the Editor of Stock Dog Magazine

V6, N1: Letters  from AMCA Editor; "J.F." on rescuing a CED 

V6, N3: Southern California reader wants an ISD

V7, N2: Comments on Pregnancy, Whelping and Pup Development; Greetings from Poland 

V7, N3: Comments on Fan Hitch article and ISDI's mission; more on ISDI's mission 

V7, N4: Comments from a former Nunavik resident

V8, N2:  Military dog whips; Reader comments from the Czech Republic, Alaska, New York and a WWII veteran who drove dogs in Greenland 

V8, N3: Request for DNA info; request for  help with documentary; request for opinion on wolf-dogs 

V8, N4: Looking for Inuit Dog thesis; greetings from Poland; Considering getting an Inuit Dog; Fan Hitch article fills in family history

V9, N1:  Reader comments from London, England and Igluliq, Nunavut
V9, N2:  Two strangers in the same country get connected; Gimli, MB reader seeks information
V9, N3:  Readers across the U.S. write in
V9, N4:  Mushers inspired by articles; a scientist writes; National Geographic wants help

V10, 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
V10, N3: Looking for a translator; seeking  permission to reprint an article

V11, N2: Three writers share their thoughts on The Fan Hitch, a different writer seeks permission to reproduce D. Kato's article on Dog Yard Noise

V11, N4: Writer inquires as to coat coloration patterns

V12, N1: A BAS veteran reminisces

V13,
N3:  Looking for northern museum pieces; metabolic water


V14, N3: Dog whip questions; kudos/ordering MacRury’s thesis


V15, N1: A writer goes through her deceased aunt’s photo album and find a photo of Florence Clark;
A Kuujjuaq dog man enjoys The Fan Hitch and wants to have a team of traditional ISDs.

V15, N4: A Nunavik rookie musher wants to keep traditional Inuit Dogs; INUK co-writer/producer comments on the movie’s review in The Fan Hitch as the film debuts in the US.

V16, N1: Kenn Harper offers a clarification
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F. I. D. O.

V1, N3: Francois Beiger
V1, N4: Sylvia Feder

V2, N1: Jim Ryder
V2, N2: Paul Landry
V2, N3: Niels Pedersen

V3, N1: Scott and Terry Miller
V3, N2: Tim Socha
V3, N3: Brian and Linda Fredericksen
V3, N4: Dr. Lucien Ockovsky

V4, N1: Jill and Daniel Pinkwater
V4, N2: Ove Nygaard
V4, N3: Chuck Weiss

V5, N1: Merv Ehrich
V5, N3: Ken MacRury Part 1
V5, N4: Ken MacRury Part 2

V6, N2: Barry Salovaara and Tina Portman 

V6, N3: Ludovic Pirani
V6, 
N4: Jan Erik and Barbro Engebretsen

V7, N1: Peter Schmidt Mikkelsen 

V7, N2: Allen Gordon 

V7, N3: Ken Beattie 

V7, N4: Marit Holm

V8, N1: Daniel Annanack 
      
V8, N1: Mark Brazeau and Qimmiit Utirtut 

V8, N2: Kevin Slater 

V8, N3: John Senter

V9, N1:  Sandy Hagan
V9, N4:  Leevan Etok

V10, N3: Andrew Maher and Julia Landry

V12, N1: Igor Dragoslavic
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General


V1, N1: Why We Got Into Inuit Dogs
V1, N1: Know the Dog, the Land and Its People 
V1, N1: Confessions of a Malamute Breeder
V1, N4: All the Wrong Reasons
V1, N4: Ways of the North

V2, N1: ISD News From Norway
V2, N3: Acknowledgement
V2, N4: The Good, the Bad and the "Eskimo" Dog Stamp
V2, N4: The Russian Connection, Part I
V2, N4: The Homecoming, Part I
V2, N4: ISDI Summit Postponed for This Year
V2, N4: Memorable Inuit Dog Encounters

V3, N1: Nunavut Dogsledding Association

V3, N1: Season’s Greetings from the Toadhall Inuit Sled Dog Interpretive Centre
V3, N1: The Homecoming, Part II
V3, N1: The Russian Connection, Part II
V3, N1: Meeting with Kevin Walton and Ken Pawson
V3, N1: Ted Fox Inuit Sled Dog Fund
V3, N2: ISDI Thanks Sponsors
V3, N2: The Homecoming, Part III
V3, N3: The Homecoming: Epilog
V3, N4: Inuit Sled Dog International Holds First Official Conference

V3, N4: Phenotype and the Importance of Purity in the ISD

V4, N1: Points of View

V4, N2: A Mystic Reunion
V4, N3: Future or Death
V4, N3: Replica or the Real Deal
V4, N4: We are Not Alone
V4, N4: I Guess They Just Don’t "Get" It, Do They?

V5, N1: ISDI Co-founder wins Jubilee Medal Award
V5, N1: Blue Eyes in Norway's Greenland Dogs

V5, N1: Enthusiasts Speak Out

V5, N1: Official ISDI Stand on Blue Eyes

V5, N2: Dogs in Greenland

V5, N3: Remembering Niya

V6, N1: How I Came to  be Liberated from Traditional Dog Club Organizations 


V6, N1: What is the ISDI and the ISD?
V6, 
N1: A Holiday Miracle 

V6, N1: Of Sheep and Sled Dogs 

V6, N1: Qamutiit and How They're Loaded 

V6, N2: The Fan Hitch Contributor Wins Maxwell Award 

V6, N2: Coppinger Comments  Prompts ISDI Rebuttal 

V6, N2: Save the Sled Dog or Save the Show Dog 

V6, N2: Ivakkak: Encouraging Purity in Nunavik's ISDs 

V6, N3: Setting a New Standard 

V6, N4: A Cut Above the Rest

V7, N1: A Conversation with Palle Norit (Sirius Patrol) 


V7, N4: Difference Between Mushing in Greenland and Canada, Part 1

V8, N1: Wolf Problems in Kuujjuaq
V8, N1: Difference Between Mushing in Greenland and Canada, Part 2
V8, N1: Inuit Produced Information Resources 

V8, N2: Dog Yard Noise 
      
V8, N2: Difference Between Mushing in Greenland and Canada, Part 3 
      
V8, N2: How Much is that Doggie in the Window 

V8, N3: Developing a Culture of Mushers 
      
V8, N3: The Inuit Sled Dog Registry 
     
V8, N3: Arctic Inuit Sled Dogs - A Life in Retirement

V9, N1: Defining the Inuit Dog
V9, N1: Antarctic Sledge Dog Memorial Fund (middle of page)
V9, N2: ISDI Launches New Partnership in Nunavik   
V9, N2: Qimmiit Utirtut’s First Litter!
V9, N2: Sledge Dog Memorial Fund Update
V9, N3: That Was Then, This is Now
V9, N3: Sledge Dog Memorial Fund Update   
V9, N3: ISDI Publications News
V9, N4: Sledge Dog Memorial Fund Update
V9, N4: ISDI’s Tenth Anniversary

V10, N1: British Antarctic Sledge Dog Memorial Fund December 2007 Update
V10, N2: British Antarctic Sledge Dog Memorial Fund March 2008 Update
V10, N2: Lost and Found: Recovering Dogs Gone Astray
V10, N3: British Antarctic Sledge Dog Monument Fund – June 2008 Update
V10, N4: British Antarctic Sledge Dog Monument Fund – September 2008 Update

V11, N1: The British Antarctic Survey Sledge Dog Memorial Fund Update
V11, N2: The British Antarctic Survey Sledge Dog Memorial Fund Update
V11, N2: Qimmiit Utirtut is Four Years-Old!
V11, N3: Remembering Kevin Walton
V11, N3 The British Antarctic Survey Sledge Dog Memorial Fund Update

V11, N4: Tusaalanga!
V11, N4: British Antarctic Survey Sledge Dog Monument Final Report
   
V12, N2: Sled Dogs of Russia

V12, N2: For the Love of a Retired Sled Dog
V12, N2: About Previous Issues of The Fan Hitch
V12, N3: The Kevin Walton Memorial Lecture
V12, N3: OP Nunalivut 10
V12, N3: New to the Crew
V12, N3: Qikiqtani Truth Commission Community Consultation Tour
V12, N3: ‘The Hunt’ by Hannah Haworth

V13, N1:  Piksuk Media Projects
V13, N1:  QTC Update: final report
V13, N2:  British Antarctic Survey Monument Trust
V13, N2:  Mistaken Identities
V13, N2:  Piksuk Media’s Nunavut Quest Website
V13, N3:  Ghosts and Memories of Dogs Past
V13, N3:  A conversation with Charlotte DeWolff of Piksuk Media and Jake Gearheard of the Ilisaqsivik Society
V13, N3:  Qimmivut - Our Dogs: The Dog Team Workshop of the Ilisaqsivik Society of Clyde River, Nunavut, Canada
V13, N4:  Historic Ceremony in Kangiqsuaujjuaq
V13, N4:  Passages: Heiko Wittenborn
V13, N4:  Unikkausivut: Sharing Our Stories

V14, N1: Piksuk Media’s Nunavut Quest Project Update
V14, N1: Unikkausivut: Sharing Our Stories
V14, N2: Meeqi’s Gift   
V14, N2: New Site/Old Site
V14, N2: Piksuk Media’s Nunavut Quest Project Update
V14, N3: The Fan Hitch Web and Journal Updates
V14, N3: The Doggy Men Goes Digital
V14, N3: Qimmivut (Our Dogs)
V14, N3: Piksuk’s nunavutquest.com Update
V14, N4: More Good Reads
V14, N4: Nunavut Quest: Race Across Baffin DVD now on sale!

V15, N2: Another Inuktitut Word for Snow
V15, N3: Inuit Tradition in 75 Tons of Sand!
V15, N4: Passage: John Michael “Umelik” McGrath
V15, N4: Baker Lake’s MLA Speaks Out in Support of Nunavut’s Inuit Dogs
V15, N4: Proposed New Dog By-law, a Threat to Iqaluit Dog Team Owners?
V15, N4: NFB Increases Internet Accessibility to its Film Library
V15, N4: Accessing/Viewing Pages

V16, N2: Far Fur Country Progress Report
V16, N2: Digital Indigenous Democracy Comes to the Canadian North
V16, N2: New Printing of Inuit Dog Thesis
V16, N3: Dealing with a Runaway or Breakaway Team of Inuit Dogs
V16, N3:Update: On the Trail of the Far Fur Country
V16, N3: Website Explores Indigenous People of the Russian Arctic
V16, N4: Documentary on the Sirius Patrol
V16, N4: Okpik’s Dream Project
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Health, Science and Ethology

V1, N2: A Chat About Breeding
V1, N3: A Chat About Breeding - Gait
V1, N4: Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) Study

V2, N1: Feeding Tips
V2, N4: Veterinary Service in Greenland: Challenging Folk Remedies

V3, N4: Distemper Outbreak in Nunavut
V3, N4: Brucellosis in Arctic Marine Mammals: A threat to team dogs?

V4, N1: More on Arctic Brucellosis
V4, N2: A Sled Dog Bibliography
V4, N3: Veterinary Studies of the British Antarctic Survey’s Sledge Dogs: I. Survey of Diseases and Accidents
V4, N3: When to Start Working Inuit Sled Dogs
V4, N4: Veterinary Studies of the British Antarctic Survey’s Sledge Dogs: Occupational Osteoarthritis

V5, N2: Physiology of Sledge Dogs

V6, N3: Breeding and Maintenance of Sledge Dogs: Part I

V6, N4: Breeding and Maintenance of Sledge Dogs: Part II

V7, N1: DNA Analysis of the Greenland Dog and the Canadian Inuit Dog
V7, N1: Pregnancy, Whelping and Pup Development in the ISD, Part 1 

V7, N2: Pregnancy, Whelping and Pup Development in the ISD, Part 2 

V7, N4: Greenland Dog / Inuit Dog…it makes no difference

V9, N2: The Chinook Project; Dog Deaths in Ulukhoktok
V9, N4: Living at the extremes – physiological adaptations of Inuit sled dogs in Greenland
V9, N4: The Chinook Project in Cambridge Bay
V9, N4: The Canadian Animal Assistance Team

V10, N1: Canadian Animal Assistance Team's Northern Project
V10, N3: Canadian Animal Assistance Team’s 2008 Northern Wellness Clinics
V10, N3: The Chinook Project Returns to Kimmirut
V10, N4: Report: The Chinook Project in Kimmirut
V10, N4: Sled Dog Physiology: Non-invasive Techniques  

V11, N1: The Canadian Animal Assistance Team in Pond Inlet
V11, N2: The Gentrification of Working Breeds
V11, N2: Evolutionary Changes in Domesticated Dogs: the Broken Covenant of the Wild, Part I
V11, N3: The Chinook Project's Early Start on Veterinary Clinics
V11, N3: Canadian Animal Assistance Team's 2009 Northern Clinics
V11, N3: Evolutionary Changes in Domesticated Dogs: the Broken Covenant of the Wild, Part 2
V11, N3: Inuit Sled Dogs Achieve Distinguished Visibility
V11, N4: Evolutionary Changes in Domesticated Dogs: The Broken Covenant of the Wild, Part 3
   
V12, N1: Evolutionary Changes in Domesticated Dogs: The Broken Covenant Of The Wild, Part 4
V12, N1: An Examination of Traditional Knowledge: The Case of the Inuit Sled Dog, Part 1

V12, N2: An Examination of Traditional Knowledge: The Case of the Inuit Sled Dog, Part 2
V12, N2: The Chinook Project Travels to Northern Labrador!
V12, N3: An Examination of Traditional Knowledge: The Case of the Inuit Sled Dog, Part 3
V12, N3: Canadian Animal Assistance Team Revisits Baker Lake
V12, N4: Further Experiments on the nutrition of sledge dogs
V12, N4: An Examination of Traditional Knowledge: The Case of the Inuit Sled Dog, Part 4
V12, N4: Chinook Project visits Northern Labrador

V13, N1:  Breed, Landrace and Purity: what do they all mean?
V13, N1:  Veterinary Plans for the Eastern Canadian Arctic
V13, N1:  The Canadian Animal Assistance Team is Back to Baker Lake, Nunavut
V13, N1:  Join the Primitive and Aboriginal Dog Society International
V13, N3:  Chinook Project Report: 2011 Wellness Clinics
V13, N3:  Canadian Animal Assistance Team: Maintaining a Presence in Nunavut!
V13, N4:  Point of View: Veterinary Service in Nunavik
V13, N4:  Chinook Project 2011: Return to Northern Labrador

V14, N1: Canadian Animal Assistance Team’s 2011 Northern Clinic
V14, N3: The Chinook Project Returns to Labrador
V14, N4: The Chinook Project Reports on Its Labrador Clinics

V15, N1: Veterinary Care Served Northern Style at the 2012 Baker Lake Animal Wellness Clinic

V15, N2: Antiquity of the Inuit Sled Dog Supported by Recent DNA Studies
V15, N3: The Concept of an Aboriginal Breed
V15, N3: The Canadian Animal Assistance Team’s 2013 Northern Canada Animal Health Care Project
V15, N4: Chinook Project’s 2013 Visit to Northern Labrador, Canada
V15, N4: Published Research Has Implications for the Aboriginal Inuit Sled Dog!

V16, N1: Investigation of the Pre-Columbian Ancestry of Today’s Dogs of the Americas
V16, N1: Baker Lake, Nunavut and the Canadian Animal Assistance Team (CAAT)
V16, N1: The End of the Beginning: The First Five Years of Veterinary Services in Baker Lake, Nunavut
V16, N2: The Subject of Taxonomy in Relation to the Inuit Dog and Major Historical References to the Breed
V16, N3: Citizen Scientist Participation Requested for the Canid Howl Coder Project
V16, N3: The Chinook Project Returns to Labrador
V16, N4: Thinking about the Canadian/Greenland Inuit dogs, in relationship to the domestication of animals and the “domestication syndrome”
V16, N4: The Practice of Veterinary Medicine and Loving Kindness in Labrador
V16, N4: Arctic Domus Project
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History

V1, N1: Giving Credit Where It is Due

V2, N3: Memories
V2, N4: Raising Sled Dogs
V2, N4: The Exploration of Antarctica

V3, N2: Inuit Dogs in New Hampshire, Part I
V3, N2: Remembrances of a Spent Life…"Chimo"
V3, N3: Inuit Dogs in New Hampshire, Part II

V5, N1: Mountie, Alouette and Moose
V5, N2: Contributions of Dogs to Exploration in Antarctica

V5, N2: Antarctic Sketches

V5, N2: The Return

V5, N3: Antarctic Vignettes
V5, 
N4: Antarctic Vignettes

V5, N4: Lost Heritage

V6, N1: The Truth Behind the Madrid Protocol

V7, N2: Nunavik Dog Slaughters Part 1 

V7, N3: Nunavik Dog Slaughters Part 2 

V7, N4: Nunavik Dog Slaughters Part 3

V8, N1: Inuit Dogs of Mawson Station

V9, N1: A Time to Remember the Dogs
V9, N2: Recollections of the Doggy Man
V9, N2: Sledge Dogs of the Falkland Islands Dependencies Service
V9, N4: Remembering Changi

V10, N1: BAS Vignette: Sledding with Dogs
V10, N2: BAS Vignette: Memories of a Non-Doggy Man
V10, N3: BAS Vignette: Lampwick Harnesses
V10, N4: BAS Vignette: How Do You Say Good-bye?

V11, N1: My First Winter Trip in Antarctica
V11, N3: New Resource for Polar Exploration Images
V11, N4: Sled Dogs in His Majesty's Service: Clark's Eskimo Dogs in World War II

V12, N1: Greenland Dogs of the Eiger Glacier
V12, N2: Recollections: Life on the Land
V12, N4: Conducting Dog Feeding Experiments on the Antarctic Huskies:a behind the scenes look at how it got done!
V12, N4: How the use of the name 'Inuit' became official

V14, N1: Tumivut: Hunting with Dogs   
V14, N2: Stroma and Skye: My reflections and recollections
V14, N2: Tumivut: Dog Sledding   
V24, N3: Tumivut: Healthy Diet for Dogs
V14, N4: Tumivut: The Day the Dogs Ran Off; A Difficult Dog Trip; One Smart Dog


V15, N1: Astrup’s Harness: A personal voyage to understand an old sealskin sled dog harness, Part 1

V15, N1: Sleds, Dogs and Nitrate Film (Return of the Fan Fur Country)
V15, N2: Astrup’s Harness: A personal voyage to understand an old sealskin sled dog harness, Part 2
V15, N2: Return of the Far Fur Country Project
V15, N3: Qillarsuaq
V15, N3: The Endurance Dogs
V15, N3: Far Fur Country Project Update

V16, N1: Raising Eskimo Dog Puppies for Use in a Fan Hitch
V16, N1: Stareek and Tsigane
V16, N2: Steve’s Solo Journey
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IMHO

V1, N1: El Nino, et al.
V1, N2: Pets, et al.
V1, N3: On Being Doggie
V1, N4: Work, et al.

V2, N1: Cause & Effect
V2, N2: Traditional Advice
V2, N3: Sharing the Trail
V2, N4: Dog Ownership in a Modern Society

V3, N1: All Breed Kennel Club Registry
V3, N2: Looking Forward
V3, N4: Frankly Speaking: Zombies

V4, N1: Dog Sled Racing vs. Sled Dog Racing
V4, N2: Visibility
V4, N3: Friends and Allies
V4, N4: Little Minds, Little Worlds

V5, N1: Seeking to Answer to the Wrong Question

V5, N2: Preservation vs. Saving

V5, N3: The Slippery Slope
V5, N4:  Means, Motive and Opportunity

V6, N1: Super Cars and Inuit Dogs 

V6, N2: The Sernix, A Fable 

V6, N3: Unnecessary Roughness 

V6, N4: Waiting for Godot?


V7, N1: Training or Interference 


V7, N2: Change 

V7, N3: Tough Dogs, Tough Owners 

V7, N4: The System

V8, N1: A Time for Action 

V8, N2: People, People, People 

V8, N3: Filling the Wood Shed 

V8, N4: Transitions

V9, N1:  A Few Thoughts on the Final Report on the Dog Slaughters
V9, N2:  One Brick at a Time
V9, N3:  Friends
V9, N4:  Friends, Part 2

V10, N2: Self-actualization
V10, N3: On Feral Cats and Inuit Sled Dogs

V11, N1: The Next Great Thing
V11, N2: You, a Reader of The Fan Hitch
V11, N3: Why Inuit Dogs?
V11, N4: The Learning Curve

V12, N1: Two "New" Dogs
V12, N2: Timelessness
V12, N3: Some Things Never Change
V12, N4: In Transition

V13, N1:  Relationships and Inclusion
V13, N2:  Are We There Yet?
V13, N3:  Succession
V13, N4:  Historic Perspective or Hyprebole

V14, N1: Taking the Long View       
V14, N2: Let’s Talk   
V14, N3: Save the ____ (fill in the blank)
V14, N4: Last Call


V15, N1: Henson, Part 2 
V15, N2: Why Do We Do This?
V15, N3: Well, That’s The Way We Do It!
V15, N4: The Back-story of the Thank You DVD

V16, N1: Finding Purpose in Retirement
V16, N3: What’s Enough?
V16, N4: Reflections   
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In the News

V1, N2: ISDI Announcements
V1, N3: The Media: I Said That?!?

V2, N2: The Fan Hitch Contributor Wins Writing Competition; Upcoming Events

V2, N3: Nunavut and Nunavik Inuit Demand Inquiry into Dog Extermination
V2, N3: New Official Symbols of Nunavut Announced
V2, N3: Sled Dog Problems in Iqaluit
V2, N3: Meeting Update
V2, N4: Honored Symbol Under Fire
V2, N4: Dog Team Trouble in Iqaluit: A Team Owner's Perspective

V3, N1: Update: No Resolution in Iqaluit
V3, N2: Iqaluit Still Wrestling with the Issue of Dog Teams
V3, N2: The Fan Hitch/Contributor Receive Literary Recognition
V3, N3: Iqaluit Dog Team By-Law is Officially on the Books

V5, N1: New ISDI Scandinavia web site; Atanarjuat update; Dog teams in Iqaluit; Grammar lesson; ISDs in Museum Exhibit

V5, N2: Update on blue-eyed "Greenland Dogs"; progress report on Inuit Dog thesis; letter on Northern Inuits (sic)

V5, N3: Thesis update; Nunavut Quest 2003 report; article in Mushing Magazine; possible Smithsonian Magazine story

V5, N4: Letter to the Mushing Magazine Editor published; Inuit Dog Thesis International Sales; Dog exhibit's next venues

V6, N1: David Matthews receives DWAA 2003 writing nomination 

V6, N2: Iqaluit Dog By-Laws Update, Thesis Donation,  DNA Project 
V6, 
N3: Dog Exhibit current location 

V6, N4: The Fan Hitch, Inuit Dog Book and donations head north; Greenland Dogs

V7, N1: Reason to follow the Iditarod; ISD DNA samples sought; Poor hunting in Qaanaaq; The Fan  Hitch story receives Dog Writers' nomination 


V7, N2: Dog slaughter inquiry; ISD owner "wins" the Iditarod; Inuit Dog thesis donation  

V7, N3: Dog slaughter inquiry update; Isuma Igloolik Production's  Journals of Knud Rasmussen

V8, N1: Dog Slaughter Update 

V8, N3: Blizzard: Race to the Pole; Documentary on the Origin and Evolution of the Dog; RCMP Report Update
V8, N4: Loosing traditional knowledge and skills; Veterinary school visits Kimmirut

V9, N1: Royal Canadian Mounted Police Report
V9, N2: The Chinook Project; Dog Deaths in Ulukhoktok; Qimmiit Utirtut  Hits Mainstream Press
V9, N4: New Hampshire law supports mushing; Aboriginal dog conference in Kazakhstan

V10, N1: Qikiqtani Truth Commission set to begin hearings
V10, N2:  Must Visit Websites
V10, N3: Qikiqtani Truth Commission update; Makivik launches "Dog Cull" Probe
V10, N4: Truth Commissions progress reports; story in UpHere Magazine

V11, N1: Makivik and the Qikiqtani Truth Commission updates on the dog slaughter investgation
V11, N2: Makivik update on dog slaugher interviews, Qikiqtani Truth Commission February report
V11, N3: Interim report to Makivik on allegations concerning the slaughter of sled dogs
V11, N4: Qikiqtani Truth Commission announces their website

V12, N1: The Qikiqtani Truth Commission Submits its First Background Report

V12, N2: Makivik final report on dog slaughter investigation; veterinary service for Nunavik; call for Inuit Dog recognition; world wide media attention for ISD; new theory on ancient migration; DNA analysis of ancient Inuk
V12, N4: Makivik releases its final report to The Fan Hitch for publication; Qikiqtani Truth Commission to present final report to Qikiqtani Inuit Association at their October Meeting

V13, N1:  Antarctic Sledge Dogs Recognized

V13, N4:  33,000 year-old dog skull found in Siberia; Quebec’s Proposed Anti-Tethering Law; Piksuk Media Update; Igloolik Isuma Productions Closes

V14, N1: Permanent veterinary service has come to the Canadian North!
V14, N3: Landmark Russian Fur Fox Research in Jeopardy?; Return of the Far Fur Country Project   
V14, N4: More Screenings of Return of the Far Fur Country Project

V15, N1: Inuit Dog owners in Iqaluit seek help form the town council to protect Nunavut’s heritage

V15, N2: Follow up to Iqaluit Inuit Dog Owners’ Request to the City Council

V16, N1: Baker Lake Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) does not run for re-election; Proposed Iqaluit by-law combining sled dogs and pet dogs
V16, N2: Nunavut Quest article; Parvovirus in Grise Fiord; Cat parasite in beluga whales; Sustainable Iqaluit Plan and dog by-law update; Historic video of hard working Inuit Dogs
V16, N4: An Inuk hunter on the importance of dog teams

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Janice Howls

V1, N2: Point of View: Janice on Genetics and Behavior
V1, N3: Big Dogs are Here to Stay
V1, N4: Some Observations on Northern and Primitive Breeds

V2, N1: The Spitz Group
V2, N2: Hypothyroid Disease
V2, N4: The Inuit Sled Dog: Can It Hold On To Its Roots?

V3, N1: Click & Treat: Post Modernist Lunacy?
V3, N3: More Than Meets the Eye
V3, N4: Who Belongs to the ISDI?

V4, N3: All Along the Watchtower

V4, N4: Preserving Bear Dogs
V4, N4: Extinction

V5, N4: PETAphiles

V7, N1: At the Heart of Greatness
V7, N2: Transition to Primitive 

V7, N3: Preserving Nature's Standard

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Media Review

V1, N2: Glory & Honour (video)
V1, N3: Inuit Dogs on the Web
V1, N4: Dog of the Midnight Sun (video)

V2, N1: Running North,  a Yukon Adventure by Ann Maria Cook (book)
V2, N2: On Thin Ice: A Woman’s Journey to the North Pole by Matty McNair (book)
              Of Dogs and Men by Kevin Walton and Rick Atkinson (book)  
V2, N3: Polar Dream by Helen Thayer (book)
V2, N4: Portrait of Antarctica by Kevin Walton (book)

V3, N1: Two Years in The Antarctic by Kevin Walton (book)
V3, N2: The Last Husky (video)
V3, N4: Dogs: A Startling New Understanding of Canine Origin, Behavior, and Evolution by Raymond and Lorna Coppinger (book)

V4, N1: Uncle Boris in the Yukon and Other Shaggy Dog Stories by Daniel Pinkwater (book)
V4, N2: Atanarjuat, The Fast Runner (video)
V4, N2: Antarctica…to a lonely land I know by Ken Pawson (book)
V4, N3: Igloo Dwellers Were My Church by John R. Sperry (book)
V4, N4: The Inuit Dog: Its Provenance, Environment and History by Ken MacRury (print)

V5, N1: first NATIONS…first DOGS by Bryan D. Cummins (book)


V5, N1: Signs of Winning by Scott Miller (book)

V5, N2: Carved from the Land by Lorraine E. Brandson (book)

V5, N3: The New Guide to Breeding Old Fashioned Working Dogs 
by Guy Gregory Ormiston (book)
V5, N3: Stonington Island, Antarctica 1957-1958 (video)

V6, N1: Globe Trekker - Iceland and Greenland (video) 

V6, N2:  Media Watch: Ice Dogs (video), Shelter Dog (video), Search for the First Dog (video),  The Wolf Within (video), Designer Dogs (video), Dogs and More Dogs (video), Top Dogs (print magazine)
V6, N4: Hunting Laika Breeds of Russia &Primitive Breeds - Perfect Dogs (two books)

V7, N3: Soldiers and Sled Dogs: A History of Military Mushing by Charles L. Dean (book)

V7, 
N4: Frozen Horizons: The World’s Largest National Park by Ivars Silis (book)

V8, N1: 1000 Days with Sirius by Peter Schmidt Mikkelsen (book)

V8, N3: Update on: The Inuit Dog: Its Provenance Environment and History by Ken MacRury
V8, N3: The Lost Men: The Harrowing Story of Shackleton’s Ross Sea Party by Kelly Tyler-Lewis (book)

V9, N1: 15th Anniversary Edition of The Inuit Dog: Its Provenance, Environment and History
  
V9, N1: The Doggy Men by Hwfa Jones (book)
V9, N2: Secrets of Antarctica (video)
V9, N2: Wolf Dog (video)
V9, N2: Return of the Qimutsiit (video)
V9, N2: Dogs That Changed the World (video)
V9, N3: The Inuit Way produced by Pauktuutit Women of Canada  (book)
V9, N4: Across the Top of the World by Sir Wally Herbert (book)

V10, N2: Hunters of the Polar North by Sir Wally Herbert (book)
V10, N4: Land of the Long Day (book) by Doug Wilkinson

V11, N1: Dog Days on Ice: Antarctic Exploration in a Golden Era (book)
V11, N2: The Polar World: the Unique Vision of Sir Wally Herbert (book)
V11, N3: Huskies/My Friends, the Huskies (books)
V11, N4: The Inuit Thought of It (book)

V12, N4: Qimmit: A Clash of Two Truths

V13, N1:
People of the Seal: Part 2 (archival documentary video)
V13, N3:  Of Ice and Men by Sir Vivian Fuchs (book)
V13, N4:  Martha of the North (video)

V14, N1: How to Raise a Dog Team (book)
V14, N2: Nunavut Quest: Race Across Baffin, Parts 1,2 and 3 (documentary)
V14, N3: Nunavut Quest: Race Across Baffin, Parts4,5 and 6 (documentary)
V14, N4: Sirmilik (mini documentary)
V14, N4: Remembering the Years of My Life: Journeys of a Labrador Inuit Hunter  (book)
V14, N4: Labrador North (video)


V15, N1: Kamik, an Inuit Puppy Story (book)

V15, N1: Inuk (movie)
V15, N2: The Stories of Tuktu: Tuktu and His Eskimo dogs (historical film)
V15, N3: In Celebration of Nunavut: Life on the Land Vol. 5; Arctic Dog Team, Arctic Jungle, Arctic Hunter (historical films)
V15, N4: 
Vanishing Point (documentary movie)

V16, N1: The Meaning of Ice: People and sea ice in three Arctic communities
(book)
V16, N2: Nuliajuk: Mother of the Sea Beasts (film)
V16, N3: Harnessed to the Pole: Sledge Dogs in Service to American Explorers of the Arctic, 1853-1909 (Book)
V16, N4: A Trapper in North-East Greenland: Tales of a forgotten way of life (book)


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Poetry

V1, N1: Lost and Found by Janice Dougherty
V1, N4: Standing Invitation by Janice Dougherty

V2, N2: Brave Little Heart by Ken Pawson
V2, N3: Dogs of the Sledge Trail by Ken Pawson

V3, N3: Instinct by Janice Dougherty
V3, N4: But, I must be dreaming, that’s years ago… by Ken Pawson

V5, N1: Lost Travellers by Jim Exley


V9, N2: A Real Inuk (poem) by Eva Obed


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Product Review

V3, N2: Let There Be Light
V3, N3: Sock Sense

V5, N2: DirectStop® 

V5, N3: Dismutase

V5, N4: Original Zipper Rescue Kit®

V6, N1: Ryobi TrimmerPlus®


V7, N1: Herculiner® 

V7, N4: Howling Dog Wheel Dog Harness

V8, N1: 3M™ Precise Skin Stapler 

V8, N2: MAXI/GUARD® Zn7™

V9, N1: Delivering the Goods

V9, N2: Leather Mittens by Sterling Glove
V9, N3: Collasate™ and EMT™ Gel
V9, N3: Drag Mats and other "Drag-Ons"

V10, N1: Double Driver Dogsled
V10, N2: Northern Outfitters Mountain Pack Boots
V10, N3: MaineMade Double Driver Dogsled Update

V11, N1: The Tick Key

V14, N1: Black Diamond ‘Icon’ (headlamp)

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Tip for the Trail

V3, N2: A Do-It-Yourself Alcohol Burner
V3, N3: Wet Equals Cold

V5, N2: Re-lining water jug caps
V5, 
N3: Battling the Bugs

V6, N1: Bitches in Season 


V6, N3: Dog Yard Tips

V7, N1: Anti-fatigue mats 


V7, N2: Building a Dog Ramp 

V7, N4: Pack a Pruning Saw

V8, N3: Taking the Heat Off 

V8, N4: Keep it Clean

V9, N1: Seeing and Not Hearing 
V9, N2: It's in the Bag – First Aid Kit
V9, N4: Building a Dog Box, Part 1

V10, N1: Building a Dog Box, Part 2
V10, N2: Spreading it Around
V10, N4: Dealing with Those "Dirty" Boots

V11, N1: Flammable Food
V11, N4: Removing Mats

V12, N1: Pack your parka


V13, N2:  Ice ‘Fishing’


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