Kitikmeot communities get first look at Franklin artifacts

by Derek Neary - October 2, 2018

More than 170 years after the Franklin expedition ships HMS Erebus and Terror sunk, artifacts found resting on the Arctic Ocean floor have been recovered and temporarily displayed for Kitikmeot residents. Nine items retrieved this summer from the ill-fated 1845 mission by British explorer Sir John Franklin were exhibited in Gjoa Haven and Cambridge Bay…

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