The Aklavik

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Aklavik /əˈklævɪk/ is a hamlet located in the Inuvik Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada. Until 1961, the community served as the regional administrative centre for the territorial government of Canada. Wikipedia. 
  • Population:  633 (2011)
  • Area:  14.47 km²
  • Elevation:  7 m
AklavikMap

Map of the Aklavik, Northwest Territory, Canada.

At the age of 24 years, Elizabeth made the long journey to the Aklavik to take care of both Eskimo and white babies.

At the age of 24 years, Elizabeth made the long journey to the Aklavik to take care of both Eskimo and white babies.

Elizabeth and Doug Holmberg honeymooned in the Aklavick.

Elizabeth and Doug Holmberg honeymooned in the Aklavick.

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The Aklavik is a small hamlet in the North West Territories of Canada. This where Elizabeth Holmberg came to care for babies in 1952.