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The Journals of Knud Rasmussen, by Zacharias Kunuk and Norman Cohn, 112 mins. 2005. Second feature in The Fast Runner Trilogy. 

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1h 53m 8s

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Keewatin Region, NU, Canada

An Introduction To Shaminism

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This lesson plan is designed to be used with students aged 12-15 years.

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19 November 2009

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Baffin Island, NU, Canada

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02 November 2009

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The strangers from Greenland sit in the snow house of Avva, a shaman.  Avva introduces his family to the visitors. The scene is tense, with silences that are awkward or watchful.  Avva puffs on his pipe.

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04 December 2008

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Arctic, Christianity, fast runner trilogy, Igloolik, Inuit, Inuit story telling, jkr, Journals of Knud Rasmussen, kund rasmussen, Nunavut, oral history, oral traditions, religion, Shamanism, shamans, spirit, spirits, spirituality, stories, story telling

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Igloolik, NU, Canada

There are some films that stay with us forever, the characters alive within us, like spirit beings.

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04 December 2008

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Arctic, Christianity, dialogue, fast runner trilogy, favel, film characters, filmmaking, films, Igloolik, Inuit, jkr, Journals of Knud Rasmussen, kund rasmussen, Nunavut, religion, Shamanism

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Baffin Island, NU, Canada

The filmmakers of The Journals of Knud Rasmussen write, 'This film asks questions among others, about vanished peoples, colonization, cultural amnesia, effaced memory, Christianization and the complete erasure of a religion - especially in the absence of a literary tradition in most Aboriginal oral cultures.'

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04 December 2008

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An extended interview with Zacharias Kunuk conducted in Igloolik in 2004 by Joysanne Sidimus, originally printed in her book, Reflections in a Dancing Eye: Investigating the Artist's Role in Canadian Society.

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04 December 2008

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