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Ningiuq

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14 April 2014

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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

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Duration:

11m 25s

Tagged:

ancestors, Christin Merlhiot, ift_community_Igloolik, Igloolik, Inuit, naming, Rachel Uyarasuk, reincarnation

Languages:

Inuktitut

Location:

Canada, Igloolik, Nunavut

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