Inuit

Asiu (Lost)

Footage from Artcirq's performance of ASIU (Lost) at the 2014 edition of the Alianait Arts Festival in Iqaluit.

Asiu is Artcirq's latest show and is inspired by the traditional Inuit legend Amaqup Nunaat (The Land of Wolves) about two brothers who find themselves lost in the mysterious world of the Shadow People.

Ningiuq

In 2009, Rachel Uyarasuk, elder of the Inuit community of Igloolik (Nunavut), evokes the ancestors whose name she received at birth. She explains how this transmission ensured their return among the world of the living.

A film by Christin Merlhiot

France, 2014, 11 minutes, animation

Inuktitut with English & French subtitles

Inuit Cree Reconciliation

Zacharias Kunuk and Neil Diamond team up to research the events and historical impacts of an 18th century conflict between Inuit and Cree in Northern Québec.

Produced by Kingulliit Productions.

Screening Information:

Year:  2013

Genre:  Documentary

Length: 45 minutes

Language: Inuktitut & Cree (English subtitles)

Inuit Cree Reconciliation

In the documentary film Inuit Cree Reconciliation, Zacharias Kunuk and Neil Diamond team up to research the events and historical impacts of a 1770's war between Inuit and Cree in Northern Québec.

Following the Peace Celebration Event held at Nastapoka River in northern Québec by a small group of Inuit and Cree in the summer of 2011, Zacharias Kunuk (Inuit) and Neil Diamond (Cree) - two of Canada's most respected filmmakers - interview Inuit and Cree Elders in the side-by-side communities of Kuujjuarapik and Whapmagootsui researching an old 1770's war between the two nations and its impact on people today.

Research for the project began in 2010. Check out some of the initial interviews here.

As a parallel project to the film, the ARTCO project introduced Inuit and Cree children in the community to new media tools which were used in a multidisciplinary artistic process to explore past and present realities, to connect with others, practice collective action and create a better future.

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ᓂᐲᑦ ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ Louie Uttak NIRB Community Roundtable, July 23, 2012, Igloolik, 5:58 Inuktitut

ᓂᐲᑦ ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ Louie Uttak NIRB Community Roundtable, July 23, 2012, Igloolik, 5:58 Inuktitut, Igloolik Elder expresses his concerns for protection of marine mammals and wildlife and Inuit way of life, 'Don't hide anything from me.'

ᓂᐲᑦ ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ Dr. Zacharias Kunuk O.C. NIRB Formal Intervention Part 2 of 3, 4:32

ᓂᐲᑦ ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ Dr. Zacharias Kunuk O.C. Part 2, 4:32 June 4, 2012, Inuktitut, see also Part 1, see also Part 3, My Father's Land, Formal Intervention to NIRB Final Public Hearing, Mary River Project, (Oral Inuktitut) July 2012; Dr. Zacharias Kunuk film maker, hunter, grandfather talks about growing up and his introduction to films and film making and his Inuk Point of View on mining and development in his father's land.

 

Artcirq Demo

The Artcirq Inuit Performance Collective 2009 Demo.

Nunavut, Clyde River, Qaqqasiq Apak, August 27, 2005, Tape #1

Interview with Apak Qaqqasiq about climate change, Clyde River, Nunavut, August 27, 2005. In Inuktitut with English translation.

 

 

I, Nuligak

 On Herschel Island, a young Inuvialuk boy, Nuligak, came of age. Fascinated by Herschel, but equally repelled by the excess or so-called civilization. Through Nuligak's touching yet tragic life story, we are offered a unique view into a troubling past and a hopeful future.

Runs 69 mins 33 seconds

Produced by Inuvialuit Communications Society, History Television, APTN

Kugaaruk Fishing - Men's Gathering 2013

The Kitikmeot Inuit Association organized a men's gathering in Kugaaruk, Nunavut. During the November 2013 event, participants learned and went through healing sessions. Another part of the event was a fishing trip outside of Kugaaruk, as the area is known for its delicious arctic char.

Camera - Jason Akoluk

Editing - John Main

Runtime: 1hour 2minutes

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