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Recordings of interviews with pilots in Fort Chimo, Quebec

File consists of short clips of Barbara Hinds' interviews with pilots in Fort Chimo, Quebec. There are two men being interviewed on the recording but the reel is labeled with the names Michael Ross, Gordon Braley, and Jacques Dumas. The pilots tell stories about being pilots in the north. The recording is preceded by pilot talking over a radio.

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.

Recordings from a meeting of the Brownies and Girl Guides Frobisher Bay pack

File contains a reel-to-reel recording from a meeting of the Brownies and Girl Guides Frobisher Bay Pack. The reel includes recordings of Brownies singing songs and playing games; girls reciting the Brownie oath; girls being enrolled as Girl Guides and saying the Guide promise; and Barbara Hinds interviewing Annie and Lucy, two Girl Guides who were selected to go to summer camp in Quebec.

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 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 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 interview with Mrs. DeLouite

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mrs. DeLouite, who is in charge of the Brownies and Girl Guides Frobisher Bay Pack. 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. The interview is preceded by a short recording of a group of women and children talking, probably from a guide meeting.

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 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 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 Reverend Michael Gardner

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Reverend Michael Gardner, an Anglican missionary in Cape Dorset. Gardner talks about the difference that Christianity has made to Inuit people and how the church got their organ.

Recording of an interview with Reverend Bill Peacock

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with with Reverend Bill Peacock, who was a Moravian missionary for 26 years in Labrador. Peacock discusses the Inuit language and the way that the government has dealt with the Inuit people.

Recording of an interview with Red Peterson

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Red Peterson, the trading manager at the Hudson's Bay Company in Cape Dorset. The interview is about fur trading and walrus hunting 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.

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.

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 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 an interview with Mrs. Samuel Dodds

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mrs. Samuel Dodds about the difficulties of living in the north. During the interview, Dodds talks about diet, receiving visitors, and schooling.

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 Mrs. Sam Dodds

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mrs. Sam Dodds. Mrs. Dodds talks about when she first got married and moved up north to Port Harrison. She also talks about the challenges of living up north, including food, receiving visitors, and schooling.

Recording of an interview with Mrs. Elinor Coakley

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mrs. Elinor (Baker) Coakley at the Sunset Home in Dawson City. Coakley talks about her life in Dawson City, her past in Australia, and her past work. The interview is preceded by an introduction by Barbara Hinds.

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 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.

Recording of an interview with Mr. Sacré

Item is a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Phil Sacré of the Carter Construction Company. Mr. Sacré talks about construction of a new runway at an airport. The interview is preceded by rumbling sounds from the airport construction. The interview is followed by a recording of a man talking over a radio and requesting permission to blast.

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 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 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 an interview with Mr. Blanchard

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mr. Blanchard, a seal fisher somewhere in the eastern Canadian Arctic. Blanchard talks about what it's like to be a seal hunter and how they kill the seals.

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 Miss Joyce MacKinnon

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds's interview with Miss Joyce MacKinnon, the home economics mistress at Frobisher Bay Federal Day School. MacKinnon talks about teaching Inuit people about "white man’s food."

Recording of an interview with Max Budgell

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Max Budgell. Budgell talks about the aging population of Port Burwell, the challenges of living there, the fishery, and other topics.

Recording of an interview with Max Budgell

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds interviewing Max Budgell, a northern service officer in Port Burwell. Budgell talks about the char fishery co-op and the journey to Sept-Iles.

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 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 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 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 of an interview with Keith Crow

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Keith Crow at George River. During the interview, Crow talks about a co-operative, plays his guitar, and talks about the difficulties with the freezer at the plant when the diesel engine failed.

Recording of an interview with Joan Stedman

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Joan Stedman, Senior Nurse from the Surrey & Grenfell Mission Hospital in Nain, Labrador. Stedman talks about her work as the only nurse in Nain.
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