Qamutik

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15 October 2009

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In the film, this qamutik (sled) belongs to Atanarjuat. It is made of caribou antlers and bone carefully laced together with sinew cord. Water is drizzled on the runners until it freezes, then made slick with a scrap of fur so that travel over the ice and tundra is swift and smooth.

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antlers, Atanarjuat, bones, caribou, cohn, fast runner, fast runner trilogy, Film, Igloolik, kunuk, Nunavut, qamutik, set, sled

Location:

Igloolik, NU, Canada

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