Location:Arctic Museum main galleries
You can explore the full object-based exhibit, as well as various multimedia components, below. Recordings of lectures and other virtual events during the 2020-21 academic year will also be posted here, so be sure to check back.
Parts of a Kayak by Noah Nochasak
Hunting and Fishing from Kayaks in Greenland
Demonstrating Kayak Skills
How Not to Roll a Kayak
Activities to Try at Home
Learn from the Experts
Above is a recording of the December 1, 2020 conversation between Arctic Museum Curator Genny LeMoine and kayak builders, Noah Nochasak and Fred Randall. They discuss their experience building the replica of the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum's 1891 Nunatsiavut Kajak. Please enjoy this informative talk.
Above is a recording of the webinar presented on October 20, 2020, by internationally recognized kayak expert, Harvy Golden. Please enjoy his discussion of the history of the Inuit kayak and the amazing diversity of kayak styles developed by Inuit from Siberia to Greenland.