Christianity

An Introduction to Shamanism

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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The Journals of Knud Rasmussen

Second Inuit feature (2006) in The Fast Runner Trilogy. Stream film or Download Trilogy (pay-what-you-can) in SD, 720p or full 1080p HD. More about this film.

Without stories we are lost... - by Hugh Brody

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.

Spirit Being Dialogue - by Floyd Favel

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

Speaking from the Heart of Collective Memories - by Catherine Martin

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.'

Zacharias Kunuk Speaks with Joysanne Sidimus

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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