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Aklavik is a hamlet located in the Inuvik Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada. Until 1961, the community served as the regional administrative centre for the territorial government. Building conditions at the time considered to be unsuitable resulted in the development of Inuvik to the east, meant to entirely replace Aklavik. However, many residents have persevered and kept Aklavik as a community. The mayor of Aklavik is Arny Steinwand, whose term ends in 2016.
- also known as Aklavik, Northwest Territories; Aklavik, Canada
- part of Northwest Territories, Mackenzie Delta, Canada, Inuvik Region
- official website: www.aklavik.ca
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by Milton M. R. Freeman
Aklavik is a riverine community, about 130 km from the coast, yet beluga was the second-most frequently eaten food (after caribou) out of more than forty ...
by Christopher Moseley
isan Athabaskan language spokenin northeastern Alaska inthe villages of Arctic Village, Venetie,Fort Yukon, Chalkyitsik, Circle, andBirch Creek, as wellasin Aklavik, ...
by Pamela R. Stern
April: Mackenzie Valley Pipeline hearings move to villages, beginning with Aklavik. May: Canadian Department of Communication offers ITC access to Anik B satellite as part of an experiment in indigenous broadcasting. 28–29 May: Keewatin ...
by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen
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The Whys and Whences of Chemical Nomenclature and Terminology by Alexander Senning
aklavin C30H35NO10, derived from its locality Aklavik ...
The Canadian Encyclopedia (1999)
by James H. Marsh
Kelowna means “grizzly bear,” Aklavik, “place of bear” and Tuktoyaktuk, “reindeer that looks like caribou.” Inuvik, “place of man,” was assigned in 1958 to the new town set up to replace Aklavik. Saskatoon was named for a wild berry found in ...
Handbook of the Global Trade Community Includes 21 Key Appendices by Edward G. Hinkelman
France LAJ Lages Brazil LAK Aklavik. NT Canada LAL ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
Aklavik is chief settlement in delta and Fort Resolution on Great Slave Lake. 2. Former administrative district, cen. and W Northwest Territories, Canada; area incl. water 527,490 sq.
by Fernando de Mello Vianna
Hydrologic Data and Internet Resources by Pedro Fierro, Jr., Evan K. Nyer
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- Albert Johnson, Aklavik
Albert Johnson's grave, Aklavik
AKA Mad trapper of Rat River
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- Iceroad to Aklavik
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- Aklavik Scouts and Brownies
Date: circa 1934
Location: Aklavik, NWT
Source:Girl Guides of Canada -Guides du Canada National Archives photo collection
Photo credit: Girl Guides of Canada
Scrabble value of A1K5L1A1V4I1K5
The value of this 7-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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