mating ground of the southern herd of Baffin Island
arctic Caribou. Only their ghosts remain, being wiped
out by Inuit and "white" hunters with modern
rifles, snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, etc. The
ghosts show with difficulty in their pale wan white.
area is about ten miles north of where the Weasel River
empties into the North end of South Dangnirtung Fiord.
The Weasel River, except in Freshet, forms a thin blue
line this side of the grayish flood plain at the base
of the mountains. From 'plane flights. Sketched in July
1981, painted during 1982-3-4 on canvas"
Donald M. Flather
stayed at the Frobisher Inn in 1981 on his trip to Baffin
Island to paint this beautiful series of paintings depicting
Canada's Far North.
here to visit the Frobisher Inn web site...