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Barrenlands 3 - Its All About the Dogs

In previous posts I’ve told you about the Olesen family who hosted and guided us on our week of traveling by dog sled to the Barrenlands, and something about winter camping and the landscape we traveled through.  1,098 more words

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Barrenlands Part 2 - The Incredible Journey

Our dogsled trip with the Hoarfrost River Huskies involved 2 days at the homestead learning how to mush, and then we set off north for a 5 day winter camping trip.  1,543 more words

North Of 60

Kamik: An Inuit Puppy Story, adapted from the memories of Donald Uluadluak, illustrated by Qin Leng

This book is the first in a planned series by Donald Uluadluak, an Inuit elder and retired advisor to the Nunavut Department of Education, which is intended to tell stories of the ways of the past for today’s children. 183 more words


What you should know about Siberian Huskies

Siberian Huskies are glorified in movies as intelligent and obedient dogs. They are depicted as showing allegiance and pleasant temperaments to their owners. Huskies are also portrayed as having a high endurance as sled dogs beyond that of other breeds of dogs. 132 more words

Daily Writing Journal

1st and 2nd grade: Sled Dogs

My 1st and 2nd graders who are reading at the same level have been working on a book about Sled Dogs.  This happens to be one of my very favorite stories to share with my students because my mom, sister, and step-dad live in Alaska near Anchorage so this is familiar content to me. 163 more words

2nd Grade

Mushing in Fort Kent, ME

Niko in the lead, Cammi & Acadia in the middle. Other dogs from PullingTogether.org

Cooling Off

It’s tough being a sled dog in the spring because you’re still wearing your winter coat, but the temperatures climb above freezing. So when you get a chance for a break … ah …