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Summer shelter workshop

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26 July 2016

2863 ḵing gan

 This short video was the first stage of a year-long project investigating traditional shelters of the high Arctic. Although modern materials were employed, traditional methods were used such as tying the structure together and using rocks for foundation and to weight down the waterproof covering. Health Canada's Climate Change and Health Adaptation Program funded the project, led by Dr. Nancy Mackin with the Kitikmeot Heritage Society, Videography by Mark Hadlari, Music by Tanya Tagaq (used with permission)

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