Sam Ford Fiord (Kangiqtualuk Uqquqti) lies on Baffin Island’s northeastern coast in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut. It was named in memory of Sam Ford. Ford is recognized as Canada’s most outstanding Inuk linguist and died tragically in a helicopter crash. The Inuit settlement of Pond Inlet is 320 km to the northwest. Sam Ford Fiord is a traditional hunting area for the Inuit.