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Welcome To Our Qammaq - Susan Avingaq and Deborah Qaunaq, Qimmisuk

Susan Avingaq welcomes back Deborah/Dephora Qaunaq back to the qammaq today. Susan and Deborah talk about Qimmisuk (dog skin), seal skin, and caribou leg hide. They talk about the types of mittens and kamiks that can be made from those materials. LIVE from Igloolik on January 18th, 2023.

Avingaq has an artistic practice that inhabits the roles of actor in film and television, Director in film, and Costume Design for film and theatre. She has been an Inuit cultural consultant, Storyteller, a keeper of traditional Inuit songs, and a cultural teacher to children and youth in the community. She directed and produced the documentary Sol, and contributed to the following feature films: Maliglutit: Costume Design, Uvanga: Actor, Director, Producer, Journals of Knud Rasmussen: Costume Design, Atanarjuat: Costume Design. 


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