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Nunavut (Our Land) Episode 7: Qulangisi (Seal Pups)

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05 December 1995

15095 ḵing gan

Nunavut (Our Land) TV Series Episode 7. Igloolik, Spring 1946. Seal pups: springtime delicacy, prized for their soft fur and tender meat. When the pups start coming out on the ice, even small children and grandmothers can hunt.

Packed up to travel, the families move slowly over the wet ice, through lakes of fresh melting snow, hunting on the way. Finding the breathing holes is a joyful game for everyone.

Filmmaker: Zacharias Kunuk, Paulossie Qulitalik, Norman Cohn

Filmmaker Contact: zkunuk@isuma.ca; www.isuma.ca

Producer's Name: Zacharias Kunuk, Paulossie Qulitalik, Norman Cohn

Year of Production: 1995

Distributor Information: Vtape

Country: Canada

Region: Igloolik; Nunavut, Canadian Arctic

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Sg̱aasguu:

28m 54s

Ts’ahlgid:

Nunavut (Our Land) Series, seal hunt

Languages:

Inuktitut

Location:

Igloolik, NU, Canada

Ḵwaan sda: Jon's Working Channel