Arctic crossing: a journey through the Northwest Passage and Inuit culture. [Jonathan Waterman] -- Describes the author's journey from the Inuit communities in Alaska, across the Northwest Passage, to Nunavut in Canada, and the physical and psychological challenges he encountered along the way. Arctic Crossing chronicles Jon Waterman’s 1997-99 adventure traveling under human power kayak, foot and other non-motorized forms of locomotion wind, dogsled along the northern coast of North America, via a variation of the fabled Northwest Passage. Arctic Crossing: A Journey Through the Northwest Passage and Inuit Culture. Jo n a t h a n W a t e r m a n.N ew Yo r k: A lfr ed K n o p f, 2001. 360 pa g es, 85 b la ck-a n d-w h it e il l u st r a t io n s, 8 pages c o l o r, en d pa pe r m a ps, h a r d c o v e r.$29.95. Arctic Crossing chronicles Jon Waterman’s 1997-99 adventure travel ing under human power kayak, foot and other non.
Jonathan Waterman’s 2,200-mile journey across the roof of North America took him through Inuit communities in Alaska to Nunavut, Canada’s new, 770,000-square-mile, self-governed territory. arctic crossing: a journey through the northwest passage and inuit culture by Jonathan Waterman "Soggy with mysticism and openly contemptuous of contemporary civilization, but still Waterman remains a charming, if occasionally bumbling, host on a stirring outdoor adventure. This unforgiving landscape is home to the Inuit the name they prefer to “Eskimos”, whose complex and little-studied society is fascinating in its divergence from as well as its assimilation into Western culture.
Jonathan Waterman’s 2,200-mile journey across the roof of North America took him through Inuit communities in Alaska to Nunavut, Canada’s new, 770,000-square-mile, self-governed territory.
“ Arctic Crossing is a notable hybrid work – at once a first-person account of a 2,200 mile journey, mostly by kayak, through the Northwest Passage, and an eyewitness portrayal, sometimes painfully honest, of the Inuit who inhabit Canada’s northern frontierWaterman’s eye is keen, his gaze unflinching, his empathy palpableThis urgent dispatch from the top of the world should not be ignored.”. In his new book Arctic Crossing, Waterman recounts his 3,541 kilometre trek through the Northwest Passage and his encounters with past and present Inuit culture. He paints a vivid portrait of the stark Arctic Landscape and his encounters with the wild animals that continue to thrive in one of the harshest locales on the planet. Sep 01, 2002 · Jonathan Waterman travels over 2,200 miles across the roof of the World. He tells us about the people, places, and history of the land he moves over. Sometimes moving by boat and sometimes moving by dog sled he absorbs the culture, good or bad, of the Inuit life. Alone for weeks at a time he has to deal with the cold, the bears and the weather.
Waterman is a good writer and his emphasis on the wildlife seen, the discomfort and danger of his travels, and interactions with Inuit are wonderful. Very thoughtful and informative about life in Nunavit and the problems/strengths of Inuit culture. He makes every effort to be honest about the complexity of the culture and his reactions. Apr 06, 2001 · A kayaker’s lonely but ultimately uplifting diary of a 2,200-mile solo exploration of the Arctic Circle’s fabled Northwest Passage, and of the varied Inuit inhabitants he met along the way. Mar 01, 2003 · Waterman, a park ranger, wilderness guide and Outward Bound instructor, completed his trek during the course of three separate expeditions from 1997-1999. Along the way he endured monotonous tundra and immense loneliness, and slept among heaps of ancient refuse, frozen excrement and foraging grizzlies. Arctic exploration is not always romantic. Arctic Crossing gives readers a genuine view into the challenges of solitary travel, and a welcome understanding of the rich Inuit culture. Waterman sugar coats nothing - not the cold, not the real dangers of his travels.Yet he captures the sweetness of learning to "watch birds" rather than identify, of a reunion with his wife that helps him regain his center.
ARCTIC CROSSING: A Journey Through the Northwest Passage and Inuit Culture by Jonathan Waterman and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Jon Waterman is a veteran of a quarter century's worth of outdoor epics worldwide. ARCTIC CROSSING documents the biggest epic of them all, his solo, muscle-powered odyssey through the Northwest Passage. Yet ARCTIC CROSSING isn't just a travel narrative.
Waterman, Jonathan 2001. Arctic Crossing: A Journey Through the Northwest Passage and Inuit Culture. Random House Canada. ISBN 978-0-679-31090-7. Williams, Glyndwr 2003. Voyages of Delusion: The Quest for the Northwest Passage. Yale University Press. ISBN 978-0-300-09866-2. Jonathan Waterman's 2,200-mile journey across the roof of North America took him through Inuit communities in Alaska to Nunavut, Canada's new, 770,000-square-mile, self-governed territory.
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Arctic Crossing: A journey through the Northwest Passage and Inuit culture Jonathan Waterman 910.9163 WAT. Northwest Passage: Photographs and log Robert Glenn Ketchum 910.9163 KET. Two years in the Pacific and Arctic oceans and China: being a journal of every day life on board ship, interesting information in regard to the inhabitants of. Jonathan Waterman is an award-winning author,. I wrote this story for. National Geographic Adventure as I composed the book Arctic Crossing: A Journey Across the Northwest Passage and Inuit Culture. While it took ten months to paddle, sail, ski, and dogsled across the top of the continent, it took twelve months to write the 120,000-word book. Arctic Crossing: A Journey Through the Northwest Passage and Inuit Culture. Author: Jonathan Waterman: Genres: Travel Adventure/True Story Publisher: Knopf; 1st ed edition March 27, 2001 Jonathan Waterman’s 2,200-mile journey across the roof of North America takes him through Inuit the name they prefer to “Eskimos” communities in. A modern traveler’s take on his journey in relation to this history is Jonathan Waterman, Arctic Crossing: A Journey Through the Northwest Passage and Inuit Culture.
Waterman, Jonathan 2001: Arctic Crossing A Journey Through the Northwest Passage and Inuit Culture. New York: Knopf. ISBN 0-3754-0409-0. Williams, Glyndwr 2003: Voyages of Delusion The Quest for the Northwest Passage. New Haven: Yale University Press. ISBN 0-3000-9866-9. Outros artigos. Polo Norte; Océano Ártico. Jonathan Waterman. Univ. of Alaska, $45 240p ISBN 978-1-60223-192-4. OTHER BOOKS. Arctic Crossing: A Journey Through the Northwest Passage and Inuit Culture. The book is comprised of.
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