Amundsen's Gjoa Haven Collection 1903-1905

About the project

This website is a collaborative effort. It brings together objects, photographs and documentation related to the collection of traditional Inuit material culture made in Gjoa Haven 1903-1905 by Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen. The resources have been prepared in Gjoa Haven and Oslo, by the Nattilik Heritage Centre and the Museum of Cultural History. 

We work continuously to improve the quality of what we present here. If you would like to share knowledge, or help us correct mistakes, please do not hesitate to contact us at