National Geographic : 1971 Feb
Fhe forbidding vineyard of 'Father Mary" 25 years, the author ha Roman Catholic missic the 3,000 Eskimos whc northern Baffin Island northwest shores of Ht an area locked in sea i by the the LccIL Theln Chester eye of a trained anthropologist. In the early 1960's Father Mary helped the Education Development Center, Inc., of Cambridge, Massa chusetts, record the Eskimos' fading traditions. Several scenes from these re-enactments enrich this article. Today Father Mary dwells in Pond Inlet, where his Arctic odyssey began. There, while maintaining the world's northernmost Catholic mission, he excavates sites of early Eskimo cultures and collects legends of the past. Here he tapes the remi niscences of the venerable Kunuk in her home at Pond Inlet.