Padlei

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Padlei
Coordinates: 61°55′N096°40′W / 61.917°N 96.667°W / 61.917; -96.667 (Padlei) [1] Coordinates: 61°55′N096°40′W / 61.917°N 96.667°W / 61.917; -96.667 (Padlei) [2]
CountryCanada
Territory Nunavut
Region Kivalliq

Padlei is a former community in the Kivalliq Region of Nunavut, Canada. It is located on the mainland on the north shore of Kinga (Kingarvalik) Lake at the juncture of the Maguse River. Whale Cove is to the east, while the Henik Lakes are to the southwest.

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History

Containing three buildings, [3] Padlei was the site of a trading post operated by the Hudson's Bay Company from 1926 to 1960. The subgroup of Caribou Inuit who frequented the post were the Padleimiut (or Padlirmiut, or Paallirmiut, or Patlirmiut).

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{{Infobox settlement | official_name = Killiniq | native_name = ᑭᓪᓕᓂᖅ
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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Kivalliq dialect</span>

Kivalliq, also known as Kivallirmiutut, Caribou Eskimo, or formerly as Keewatin, is a dialect of Eastern Canadian Inuktitut which is spoken along the northwestern shores of Hudson Bay in Nunavut.

References

  1. "Padlei". Geographical Names Data Base . Natural Resources Canada.
  2. "Padlei". Geographical Names Data Base . Natural Resources Canada.
  3. Ledyard, Gleason H. (1958). And to the Eskimos (Digitized Jun 20, 2009 ed.). Moody Press. p. 64.

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