Nunavut (Our Land) Episode 7: Qulangisi (Seal Pups)

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Nunavut (Our Land) TV Series Episode 7. Igloolik, Spring 1946. Seal pups: springtime delicacy, prized for their soft fur and tender meat. When the pups start coming out on the ice, even small children and grandmothers can hunt.

Packed up to travel, the families move slowly over the wet ice, through lakes of fresh melting snow, hunting on the way. Finding the breathing holes is a joyful game for everyone.

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Nunavut (Our Land) TV Series Episode 7. Igloolik, Spring 1946. Seal pups: springtime delicacy, prized for their soft fur and tender meat. When the pups start coming out on the ice, even small children and grandmothers can hunt.

Packed up to travel, the families move slowly over the wet ice, through lakes of fresh melting snow, hunting on the way. Finding the breathing holes is a joyful game for everyone.

Filmmaker: Zacharias Kunuk, Paulossie Qulitalik, Norman Cohn

Filmmaker Contact: zkunuk [at] isuma [dot] ca; www.isuma.ca

Producer's Name: Zacharias Kunuk, Paulossie Qulitalik, Norman Cohn

Year of Production: 1995

Distributor Information: Isuma Distribution International c/o VTape, wandav [at] vtape [dot] org, +1.416.351.1317 fax-1509; info [at] isuma [dot] ca, +1.514.486.0707 fax-9851.

Country: Canada

Region: Igloolik; Nunavut, Canadian Arctic

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koonie nungak's picture
awesome! bring's back memorie's of first seal hunt's! also show younger generation's of inuit what it was really like to hunt seal's! great show!! nakomiik!

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