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Resolute Airport with dogs I had purchased ready to depart for
Yellowknife on a PWA sponsored flight
Canadian Inuit Dogs I have owned, raised and trained:
A photo essay; Part 1
by William J. ‘Qimmiliriji’ Carpenter
Ed: Beginning with this issue of The Fan Hitch, we are delighted to present Bill Carpenter’s photo essay, a history of the “William J. Carpenter Eskimo Dog Research Foundation”, begun in 1974.
Please note that these historical photographs are Bill’s exclusive property and he alone retains copyright. Therefore they may not be reproduced in any manner without his written consent. Requests to use these photographs should be submitted to The Fan Hitch to be forwarded on to Bill.
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These first six photos are some of the original dogs I purchased.
These four photos are of dogs that I donated to the outpost camp on Reid Island.
These five photos are from the Stuart M. Hodgson Canadian Eskimo Dog Sledging
Expedition (1979), Resolute to Cape Eyre on Prince of Wales Island just off Franklin Strait.
Admiring and using my Canadian Inuit Dogs