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Arviat - Canada, Nunavut Highlights:
Artistic Community
Arviat is the southernmost community on the Nunavut mainland. Formerly called Eskimo Point it is a predominantly Inuit hamlet located on the western shore of Hudson Bay in the Kivalliq Region of Nunavut, Canada. Arviat is well known around the Arctic for its artistic qualities. It is a thriving community with many talented musicians and you can enjoy a cultural performance by Qiggiqtiit. You can also visit the Kiluk Sewing Centre, the Community Hall, the Visitor Centre with exhibits on traditional Inuit life and artefacts from the Arvia'juaq National Historic Site, and see a demonstration of traditional carving unique to Arviat.

Arviat's landscape is known for its extremely flat tundra consisting of low-lying shrubs, and the occasional sand and gravel ridges (eskers). Many types of wildlife are abundant. Within the vicinity polar bears, millions of migratory birds, beluga whales, and caribou are often spotted.

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