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Recording of an interview with Pierre Williamson

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Pierre Williamson, the chief air traffic controller at the Frobisher Bay airport. Williamson talks about the runway at the airport, emergencies, power failures, and his work week. The interview is followed by the sound of a helicopter from an icebreaker called the John A. MacDonald, which is in Frobisher Bay.

Recordings from a school in Frobisher Bay, Northwest Territories

Item is a recording of a grade 2 reading lesson at a school in Frobisher Bay; students singing God Save the Queen; Barbara Hinds interviewing Gordon Goward, a teacher in Frobisher Bay; Barbara Hinds talking about end of term reports at the school; and a woman translating a report in Inuktitut.

Recording of an interview with George Koneak

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with George Koneak. Koneak talks about a period of time when his family was going hungry and about a measles epidemic in the 1950s.

Recording of a Brownies and Girl Guides meeting

Item is a recording from a meeting of the Brownies and Girl Guides Frobisher Bay pack. The recording includes Brownies and Girl Guides singing in English and Inuktitut; Mrs. Delouite talking; Brownies playing games; girls reciting the Brownie motto; girls being enrolled as Girl Guides; and Barbara Hinds talking to Annie and Lucy, who were selected to go to a Guide camp down south.

Recording of an interview with Phil Sacré

Item is a recording of some rumbling sounds, probably from the airport; Barbara Hinds' interview with Phil Sacré from the Carter Construction Company about the construction of the new runway at the Frobisher Bay airport; men talking over a radio asking for permission to blast in a hill; and sounds from the blasting.

Recording of children singing

Item is a recording of children singing in English, French, and Inuktitut. The recording is probably from Mrs. Delouite's Brownies and Girl Guides meeting in Frobisher Bay.

Recording of an interview with Pina Elisapee

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Panee (or possibly Pina) Elisapee, a 13-year-old girl from Cape Dorset. Panee was helping to carry bags of sugar from a barge in Apex Hill, near Frobisher Bay, Northwest Territories.

Recordings from Pangnirtung

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds telling a story about a man named Kilabuk Pik in Pangnirtung; Hinds talking to an unidentified man in Pangnirtung; Hinds talking about the journey to Pangnirtung on the Rupertsland; sounds from the Rupertsland; and Hinds talking to an unidentified man on the Rupertsland.

Recording of an interview with Keith Crow and other recordings

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds describing a group of children playing in a water hole; sounds of children playing; Barbara Hinds talking about her visit with Keith Crow in George River; Keith Crow playing the guitar; and Barbara Hinds' interview with Keith Crow about shipping fish.

Recording on an interview with Mr. Page

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mr. Page in Frobisher Bay. Page talks about a laundromat in Frobisher Bay. The beginning of the recording introduces George Crow from George River, but Hinds refers to the interviewee as Mr. Page later in the recording.

Recording from on board the Rupertsland

Item is a recording made by Barbara Hinds while on board the Rupertsland, near Savage Island. The recording includes Hinds describing the voyage, Hinds talking to an unidentified man, and sounds of the wind.

Recording of an interview with Mr. Graves

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mr. Graves, the principal of the school in Frobisher Bay. Graves talks about woodworking and other vocational training at the rehabilitation centre in Apex Hill. The recording includes sounds of students working in the wood shop.

Recording of interview with Madge Allured

Item is a recording of Barabra Hinds' interview with Madge Allured, the post master in Frobisher Bay. Allured talks about the history of their post office, fish and seal meat in the mail, the Christmas rush, and a story about mail that was thrown overboard from a plane.

Recording of an interview with Marion Dodds

Item is a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Marion Dodds, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Dodds. Marion talks about the school she attended in George River, Quebec. The interview was recorded in Fort Chimo, Quebec.

Recording of an interview with Mrs. Dodds

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mrs. Sam Dodds in Fort Chimo, Quebec. Mrs. Dodds talks about teaching Inuit women to cook with new foods and make handicrafts.

Recording of an interview with Corporal Allen Crawford

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Corporal Allen Crawford from the Frobisher Bay detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Crawform talks about crime in Frobisher Bay and issues with Inuit people and alcohol consumption.

Recording on an interview with Max Budgell

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Max Budgell, the northern service officer for the Department of Northern Affairs in Port Burwell. Budgell talks about how he traveled to Port Burwell.

Recording of an interview with Mr. Belville

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds's interview with Mr. Belleville, a regional engineer for the national department of health and welfare. Belleville talks about waste disposal in Frobisher Bay.

Recording of an interview with Gordon Braley

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Gordon Braley from the St. Felicien Air Service in Fort Chimo. Braley tells stories about flying in the north.

Recording of an interview with Keith Robinson

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Keith Robinson, the facilities manager of the Frobisher Bay airport. Robinson is from Winnipeg. He talks about the history of the airport, airport operations, and employing Inuit people.

Recording of an interview with Madge Allured

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Madge Allured, the post master in Frobisher Bay. Allured talks about how she became the post master, how mail is delivered in the north, unusual things that are sent in the mail by Inuit people, and other topics.

Recording of an interview with Bryan Pearson

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Bryan Pearson, a general contractor in Frobisher Bay. Pearson tells a story about a disaster while baking bread. He also talks about the challenges of building houses in Frobisher Bay.

Recording of an interview with Mrs. Sam Dodds

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mrs. Sam Dodds about her wedding in the Arctic. The interview was recorded in Fort Chimo around the time of Mrs. Dodd's 14th wedding anniversary.

Recording of an interview with Joan Ryan and recordings from the school at George River

Item is a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Joan Ryan, a teacher in George River. Ryan talks about how the community was built, her students, and her teaching career. The interview is accompanied by a recording of children singing; a recording of a school lesson; and Barbara Hinds talking about the school.

Recordings from unloading a barge at Apex Hill

Item is a recording created by Barbara Hinds while a barge was being unloaded at Apex Hill, near Frobisher Bay, Northwest Territories. The recording includes Barbara Hinds talking to an unidentified man; Barbara Hinds talking to a girl carrying supplies; and Barbara Hinds describing the unloading.

Recording of a barge being unloaded at Apex Hill

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds talking to an unidentified man who is unloading a barge at Apex Hill, near Frobisher Bay, Northwest Territories; sounds from the barge; Barbara Hinds talking to a girl who is carrying supplies; and Barbara Hinds talking about the barge and warehouse.

Recording of an interview with Glen Hecking

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Glen Hecking (or possibly Hacking or Hancock), a clerk for the Hudson's Bay Company store in Frobisher bay, Northwest Territories. Hecking talks about how supplies are shipped to Frobisher Bay.

Recording of an interview with Pierre Williamson

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Pierre Williamson, the chief air traffic controller at the Frobisher Bay airport.
Williamson is from Vancouver, British Columbia. The interview is preceded by a recording of Williamson talking over a radio while working at the airport.

Recording of an interview with Abraham Ogpik

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Abraham Ogpik in Frobisher Bay. Ogpik talks about Inuit people being taught to adapt to white people's lifestyle and the effects on Inuit culture.

Recording of an interview with Mr. Morris on board the Rupertsland

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds interviewing Mr. Morris while he is hauling up an anchor before leaving Lower Savage Island for Pangnirtung, Nunavut. Hinds asks Morris about sailing conditions. The interview is followed by Barbara Hinds talking about the journey to Pangnirtung on the Rupertsland and the firing of a cannon at Pangnirtung.

Recording of an interview with Ross Peyton

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Ross Peyton, the Hudson's Bay Company manager in Pangnirtung. Peyton talks about the economy and whaling industry at Pangnirtung.

Recording of an interview with Bryan Pearson

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Bryan Pearson, a general contractor in Frobisher Bay, Northwest Territories. Pearson talks about how he came to the north, employing Inuit people, his past jobs, and other topics.

Recording of an interview with Mr. Challace

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mr. Challace about what signals from a weather balloon indicate. Signals from the weather balloon can be heard in the background.

Recording of Barbara Hinds telling a story about the Anglican church at Cape Dorset

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds telling a story about an Anglican church that she attended in Cape Dorset, Northwest Territories. The story is about an Inuit man named Putuguk (uncertain spelling) who built the church, how the missionary Mike Gardner came to Cape Dorset, how his son Kananginak bought the organ for the church, and how Hinds ended up playing organ at the church.

Recording of an interview with Noah Groves

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Noah Groves. Groves talks about his trip to Montreal and compares it to North West River, Labrador, where he lives. He also talks about the economy in North West River. The interview is interrupted by a horn blowing.

Recording of an interview with Ross King

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Ross King, who works for Northern Labrador Affairs. King talks about what his work entails and Inuit people living in Labrador.

Recording of an interview with Bob Green

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Bob Green, from the rehabilitation centre in Frobisher Bay. Green talks about education and training programs at the rehabilitation centre.

Recording of an interview with Mrs. Delouite

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mrs. Delouite, the Guide commissioner for the Brownies and Girl Guides in Frobisher Bay. Mrs. Delouite talks about the girls in the Brownies and Girl Guides, particularly the Inuit girls, and their uniforms. She also talks about two girls, Annie and Lucy, who were selected to go to a Girl Guide camp down south.
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