McGoldrick Photography

Fort Chimo, 1979
B&W photo essay of Fort Chimo (now Kuujjuaq) in Nunavik (arctic Quebec).
Except for one, all taken with 2 twin-lens reflex cameras (scanned from 8x10 prints).

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The season of long nights in Fort Chimo.

[ night-1 ]
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Friends in an old military jeep.

[ jeep ]
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Motorcycle in early winter.

[ motocycle ]
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Discarded reading material in the Fort Chimo dump.

[ arctic-dump ]
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The Anglican Church's long persence in Fort Chimo.

[ anglican ]
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A syllabic prayer in Inuktitut.

[ church ]
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A light for the long nights.

[ light ]
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A scene from inside Arctic Traveller's Hotel. It burnt down a short time after this photograph was taken.

[ arctic-travellers-hotel ]
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The quintessential quonset hut left over from the military.

[ quonset-hut ]
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Arctic Laundry. This photo is actually from a neighbouring community further up the Ungava Coast from Fort Chimo.

[ laundry ]
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