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Nunavut (Our Land) Episode 2: Avaja


30 December 1995

20254 ḵing gan

Nunavut (Our Land) Episode 2: Avaja, Igloolik Isuma Productions 1995, Producers Zacharias Kunuk, Pauloosie Qulitalik, Norman Cohn. Inuktut w/English s-t.

Inuaraq's family finally arrives at Avaja to a warm welcome. Yet, many changes have taken place. On the hill above the tents, they now find a wooden church and a priest. Sharing the fresh caribou feast, telling stories, Inuit are interrupted by the bell ringing. Inside the church the sermon is clear: Paul 4:22, 'Turn away from your old way of life.'

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28m 50s


Nunavut (Our Land) Series




Igloolik, NU, Canada

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