The Fan Hitch Volume 8, Number 4, September 2006

Journal of the Inuit Sled Dog

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Editorial: The Northern Experience
A Nunavik Adventure
In the News
Fan Mail
Tip for the Trail: Keep it Clean
Behavior Notebook: Displacement, Discipline, Diversion, Disarming
 IMHO: Transitions
Index: Volume 8, The Fan Hitch

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Index of Articles: Volume 8, The Fan Hitch

N2: Road Food Inuit Dog Style
N4: A Nunavik Adventure

N4: Displacement, Discipline, Diversion, Disarming

N1: Firsts, F.I.D.O.s and Foremosts
N2: Tradition: Passing the Torch
N3: Diversity with a Common Interest
N4: The Northern Experience

Fan Mail
N2:  Military dog whips; Reader comments from the Czech Republic, Alaska, New York and a WWII veteran who drove dogs in Greenland
N3: Request for DNA info; request for  help with documentary; request for opinion on wolf-dogs
N4: Looking for Inuit Dog thesis; greetings from Poland; Considering getting an Inuit Dog; Fan Hitch article fills in family history

N1: Daniel Annanack
       Mark Brazeau and Qimmiit Utirtut
N2: Kevin Slater
N3: John Senter

N1: Wolf Problems in Kuujjuaq
       Difference Between Mushing in Greenland and Canada, Part 2
       Inuit Produced Information Resources
N2: Dog Yard Noise
       Difference Between Mushing in Greenland and Canada, Part 3
       How Much is that Doggie in the Window
N3: Developing a Culture of Mushers
       The Inuit Sled Dog Registry
       Arctic Inuit Sled Dogs - A Life in Retirement

N1: Inuit Dogs of Mawson Station

In My Humble Opinion
N1: A Time for Action
N2: People, People, People
N3: Filling the Wood Shed
N4: Transitions

In the News
N1: Dog Slaughter Update
N3: Blizzard: Race to the Pole; Documentary on the Origin and Evolution of the Dog; RCMP Report Update
N4: Loosing traditional knowledge and skills; Veterinary school visits Kimmirut

Media Review
N1: 1000 Days with Sirius by Peter Schmidt Mikkelsen (book)
N3: Update on: The Inuit Dog: Its Provenance Environment and History by Ken MacRury
       The Lost Men: The Harrowing Story of Shackleton’s Ross Sea Party by Kelly Tyler-Lewis (book)

Product Review
N1: 3M™ Precise Skin Stapler

Tip for the Trail
N3: Taking the Heat Off
N4: Keep it Clean

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