Arctic hamlet celebrates 'shipwreck' festival to lure tourists


Published on September 21, 2017, 10:38 am

Published by BCLocalNews Editor

The first edition of the shipwreck-themed Umiyaqtutt Festival began in Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, on September 2. The event aims to attract more tourists to the community closest to where the wrecks of the 1845 Franklin Expedition were found.





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