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Please check back between July 21 – August 5, 2016 for updates!

 

 

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Gia Lundblad shows her beautiful embroidery technique at the art soiree.

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This beautiful Inuit-styled headband was sewn in the traditional sewing workshop.

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Lucasi Kiatainaq shows his painting at the evening art soiree.

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Bravo pod relaxes on the tundra for a photo.

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Alpha pod shapes its members onto an A formation.

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Pod groups meet in circle conversations.

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Group shot of the members of the SOI 2016 expedition

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Robert Jacque takes a break with his juggling balls.

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Yoga on a mountaintop in Greenland.

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Malcolm sewed this Inuit Ookpik (owl) during the traditional Inuit sewing workshops and proudly displayed it during the evening art soiree.

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The mouth of the llissaat Ice Fiord fed by Sermeq Kujalleq, the great glacier which liberates over 35 cubic kilometres of ice every year.

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Student listen to climate scientist Maureen Raymo at the foot of the Illissaat Ice Fiord.

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Humpback whale activity at the mouth of the llissaat Ice Fiord. Like a finger print each fluke is individual to that whale.

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Rock outcrop at the llissaat Ice Fiord, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Zodiacs raft up at the mouth of the llissaat Ice Fiord for a concert among the icebergs with Hey Rosetta’s Tim Baker, accompanied on cello by expedition doctor Andrew Bresnahan.

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Zodiacs raft up at the mouth of the llissaat Ice Fiord for a concert among the icebergs with Hey Rosetta’s Tim Baker.

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Students thank SOI staff with skits, this one for Mike Jensen, a science educator at the Manitoba Museum.

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Students thank SOI staff with skits, this one for Conor Leggot.

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Exploring a grounded iceberg

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Students thank SOI staff with skits, this one for expedition leader Geoff Green

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It was fun to jump across streams of glacial melt water on the ice cap

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Drinking the pure melt water off the ice cap

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Andrea Philips and Roger Bull navigate the slippery slopes of the ice cap

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Students on Ice!! crossing onto the Greenland ice cap.

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An excited group of students scramble down the rocky slope of the moraine to walk out onto the ice cap

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As our bus was heading up to the ice cap, these Muskoxen dashed across the road to the delight of all aboard

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Reindeer sprints across the tundra-covered hills of Greenland

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SOI staff and curfew checker Mike Jensen gets a hug from his charges

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Gen Cote takes a very leisurely paddle in SOI’s handmade qajaq

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Iceberg at sunset

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Sharing a laugh

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Final phase of ROV workshop.

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Students Shawna Dicker and Katrina Anthony leap in Qeqertarsuaq

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Geoff Green meets musicians in Qeqertarsuaq who came down to meet the ship.

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Lach Akesuk Watches water beetles in the science lab

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Students under whale bone arch

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Qeqertarsuaq

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Musk Ox skull decorates a roof top

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Malaysian students Hani and Arif with Nurul

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Arctic Cotton

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Miguel answers students questions on being an ambassador

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Local band singing, drumming, throat singing to welcome us to Qeqertasuaq

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Northern Fulmars glide over the waves as they follow the ship

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Arctic Swim Team

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Iceberg in contrast of mountain

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Zodiac dwarfed by iceberg

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Humpback whale dives in Greenlandic fjord

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Kittiwakes on the bird cliffs

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BBQ on Deck in the sunny scenery

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Zodiacs in the scenery of Greenland

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On Zodiac cruise to see glacier

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Paloma and her violin deck

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Geoff and students enjoy a zodiac cruise

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Stretching in preparation for bottle throw

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Students qajaq in fjord

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Student Elise Pullar examines her botany work

MS Ocean Endeavour, Canada

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Aboriginal Artist in Residence Justin Manyfingers speaks of his experience during the Truth and Reconciliation panel

MS Ocean Endeavour, Canada

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Expedition Leader Geoff Green shows students the ship's path as they cross into Greenland

MS Ocean Endeavour, Canada

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Student reviews her botany work

MS Ocean Endeavour, Canada

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Students making bannock

MS Ocean Endeavour, Canada

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Student Suryaa Murali takes in the icebergs off of the Baffin coast

Canada

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Seals rest on an ice floe

Near southern coast of Baffin Island, Canada

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Students engage with Aboriginal Artist in Residence Jimmy Blais

MS Ocean Endeavour, Canada

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Student tosses bottle into Arctic waters as part of the Drift Bottle Project

Canada

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Iceberg off of Baffin coast

Canada

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Iceberg off of Baffin coast

Canada

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Student works on sewing project

MS Ocean Endeavour, Canada

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Arctic wildflowers on a finished sample of herbarium sheet

MS Ocean Endeavour crossing Davis Strait, Canada

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Staff Whit Fraser tells the story of the founding of Nunavut

MS Ocean Endeavour, Canada

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A sculpin caught for dissection during an ichthyology workshop

MS Ocean Endeavour, Canada

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Student examines parasite found inside Greenlandic cod

MS Ocean Endeavour crossing Davis Strait, Canada

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Student works on artwork during workshop

MS Ocean Endeavour crossing Davis Strait, Canada

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Student shelters a butterfly from the wind on a tundra walk

Torngat Mountains National Park, Canada

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Scientist Roger Bull describes Arctic wildflower

Torngat Mountains National Park, Canada

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Students Reem and Sofia.

Torngat Mountains National Park, Canada

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Partners & Staff with Community Foundations of Canada

Torngat Mountains National Park, Canada

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Student Cameron Byers

Torngat Mountains National Park, Canada

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Expeditioners enjoy a wet ride in Zodiacs

Torngat Mountains National Park, Canada

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Expedition physician Andrew Bresnahan plays his cello during an evening Zodiac excursion.

Torngat Mountains National Park, Canada

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Polar explorer and author James Raffan serenades a Zodiac full of students

Torngat Mountains National Park, Canada

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Parks Canada students and staff welcome expedition to Base Camp

Torngat Mountains National Park

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Maatali Okalik and student throat sing

Hebron, Canada

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Moravian Mission at Hebron

Hebron, Canada

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Parks Canada youth ambassadors celebrate the Red Chair Project with Torngat Mountains National Park Superintendent Gary Baikie.

Ramah Bay, Canada

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Leacross Foundation sponsored students go for a run along the beach

Ramah Bay, Canada

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Running through a waterfall at Ramah

Ramah Bay, Torngat Mountains National Park, Canada

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Students at a waterfall in Ramah

Ramah Bay, Canada

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Enjoying an ice slide at Ramah

Ramah Bay, Torngat Mountains National Park, Canada

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Student photographs waterfall at Ramah

Ramah Bay, Canada

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Student Jasveen Brar enjoys a waterfall at Ramah

Ramah Bay, Torngat Mountains National Park

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Pod group performs in the Hub

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Running on beach Ramah Bay landing

Ramah Bay, Canada

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Miki performs as Uaajerneq, a modern form of the East Greeland Mask Dance

Ramah Bay, Canada

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A piece of the famous Ramah chirt

Ramah Bay, Canada

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Wrapping work shops during Ramah Bay landing

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Tim Baker and Dr. Andrew Bresnahan play for students

Ramah Bay, Canada

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Nicholas Castel takes a bracing walk through the waterfall at Ramah Bay

Ramah Bay, Canada

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Entering Tallek Arm in Torngat Mountains NP

Tallek Arm, Canada

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Traditional qajaqs on shore

Eclipse Channel, Canada

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Reflection time on Ramah Bay landing

Ramah Bay, Canada

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On deck, Tallek Arm Torngats

Tallek Arm, CAnada

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Whitney and Caitlyn run workshop

Ramah Bay, Canada

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Impromptu concert at Ramah Bay

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Student takes in concert in “amphitheatre” during Ramah Bay

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Sunset over Eclipse Sound, Torngat Mountains NP

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Mandatory lifeboat drills are held within 24 hours of boarding the ship

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Polar explorer and author James Raffan presents

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Meetings in the briefing room are rarely boring!

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An entertaining story by Sahil had the room in stitches

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Sahil Dwivedi is framed by a fog bow

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Ian Tamblyn in a song-writing workshop

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Zodiac cruise in the Torngat Mountains

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Eric Gauthier paddles a Greenlandic qajaq

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SUPs, qajaqs and safety boats in Eclipse Sound

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Joshua Thompson celebrates his birthday on the ship

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Thom hard at work

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Lasting friendships are formed on the SOI expeditions

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Sea birds feasting on remains of seal

Frobisher Bay, Canada

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Polar bear on ice floe

Frobisher Bay, Canada

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Polar bear family on ice floe

Frobisher Bay, Canada

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Inuit sewing onboard MS Ocean Endeavour

Arctic, Canada

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Art Workshop onboard MS Ocean Endeavour

Arctic, Canada

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Student inspects whale baleen

Onboard MS Ocean Endeavour, Canada

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Inuit Games

Nunavut Sivuniksavut, Ottawa, Canada

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Students learning during northern pre-expedition program

Nunavut Sivuniksavut, Ottawa, Canada

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SOI Arctic 2016 student

Nunavut Sivuniksavut, Ottawa, Canada

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National Inuit Youth Council presentation

Nunavut Sivuniksavut, Ottawa, Canada

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Pre-expedition program with northern youth

Nunavut Sivuniksavut, Ottawa, Canada

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Ziplining at Camp Fortune

Gatineau Park, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada

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Ziplining at Camp Fortune

Gatineau Park, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada

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Students tour CMN Collections Facility

Canadian Museum of Nature Collections, Ottawa, Canada

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Student inspecting specimen at CMN

Canadian Museum of Nature Collections, Ottawa, Canada

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Student inspecting specimen at CMN

Canadian Museum of Nature Collections, Ottawa, Canada

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David Serkoak performs Inuit drum dancing

Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

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Mary Simon speaks to SOI Arctic 2016 team

Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

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Meg Beckel, CEO of Canadian Museum of Nature

Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

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Samantha Metcalfe and Cailyn Degrandpre perform at SOI Arctic 2016 launch

Canadian Museum of Nature, Canada

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Throat Singers at Launch Event

Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

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Prime Minister Trudeau smiles for photo with SOI Arctic 2016 students

Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

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Students at #SOIArctic2016 launch

Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

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Justin Trudeau receives SOI t-shirt

Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

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Geoff Green welcomes Prime Minister Trudeau to Arctic 2016 launch

Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

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Prime Minister Trudeau with SOI Arctic 2016 team

Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

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Prime Minister Trudeau welcomed at Canadian Museum of Nature

Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

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SOI alumna Emma Arsenault, Dr. Fred Roots and Mary Simon welcome Prime Minister Trudeau

Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

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Dr. Fred Roots greets Prime Minister Trudeau

Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

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Students in front of iceberg sculpture

Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

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