Author: Shelagh D. Grant
Shelagh D. Grant is Canada’s leading authority on Arctic history and the first woman and first historian to receive the INAC’s Northern Science Award/Centenary Medal. Her previous books include the award-winning Arctic Justice: On Trial for Murder, Pond Inlet, 1923; Sovereignty or Security? Government Policy in the Canadian North, 1936 – 1950; a history of Mittimatalik-Pond Inlet, which was translated into Inuktitut under Grant’s supervision and the copyright donated to the Baffin Island Teacher's Learning Centre for use in their schools and elders' centres; along with numerous articles published in scholarly journals. Her research has involved extensive travel throughout the circumpolar region: to Siberia, the Svalbard Islands, Greenland, Iceland, and Finland, as well as throughout Canada's eastern and western Arctic. Now retired from regular teaching, she remains an adjunct professor in the Canadian Studies program and a research associate of the Frost Centre at Trent University. A white water canoeist, wilderness camper, both downhill and cross-country skier, mother of three and grandmother of six, she lives in Peterborough, Ontario, with her long time spouse Jon K. Grant.
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