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Inuit boys aboard schooner 'Bowdoin,' 1949

Contributed by Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

In 1949, Miriam MacMillan published a young readers' book entitled Etuk, Young Eskimo Hunter, based on her experiences and people she met in the Arctic. Two young Inuit boys examine her book during a visit aboard the schooner Bowdoin in Labrador.

Both Miriam and Donald MacMillan wrote about the North for a variety of audiences. Their publications ranged from children's books to popular articles in National Geographic and Readers' Digest, as well as full-length books for adults.

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  • Title: Inuit boys aboard schooner 'Bowdoin,' 1949
  • Creator: MacMillan, Donald Baxter
  • Creation Date: 1949
  • Subject Date: 1949
  • State: Labrador
  • Media: photograph
  • Local Code: 1994.5.2425
  • Collection: Miriam MacMillan Bequest
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center
Bowdoin College, 9500 College Station, Brunswick, ME 04011-8495
(207) 725-3416
http://academic.bowdoin.edu/arcticmuseum/

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