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PETITOT, Émile. Travels Around Great Slave and Great Bear Lakes, 1862-1882. Translators and editors, Paul Laverdure, Jacqueline Moir, John S. Moir. Toronto : The Champlain Society, 2005. First Edition. Pp (8,[ix]-xxxiii,(7), 7-453,(7) + 2 folding maps. With other illustrations in the text. 8vo (159 x 235 mm), red cloth, with gilt lettering to spine.
No. 67 in the Publications of the Champlain Society series.
Translation of Autour du Grand lac des Esclaves, (Paris : A. Savine, 1891) and Exploration de la re?gion du Grand lac des Ours (fin des Quinze ans sous le cercle polaire), Paris : Te?qui, 1893.
Father Émile-Fortuné Petitot [also known as Émile-Fortuné-Stanislas-Joseph Petitot and his Inuk name, was Mitchi Pitchitork Tchikraynarm iyoyé, meaning "Mr. Petitot, son of the Sun"] (b. December 3, 1838, Grancey-le-Château-Neuvelle, France – d. May 13, 1916, Mareuil-lès-Meaux, France).
"This volume comprises a translation from French of two of the five books written by Father Émile Petitot, O.M.I., published in Paris between 1887 and 1893 and recording his experiences as a missionary and explorer in the Canadian Arctic." - Preface.
Introduction: The Making of a Missionary.
Around Great Slave Lake.
Notes on Tribal Names.
Exploration of the Great Bear Lake Region.
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Title: Travels Around Great Slave and Great Bear Lakes, 1862-1882. First Edition.
Publisher: Champlain Society: 2005
ISBN Number: 0968931731
ISBN Number 13: 9780968931738
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