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Nunavut (Our Land) Episode 12: Unaaq (Harpoon)

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30 November 1995

17752 ḵing gan

Nunavut (Our Land) TV Series Episode 12. Igloolik, Fall-Winter 1946. Sitting around the stone house carving a harpoon, Qulitalik starts talking about the year gone past. Everyone joins in with stories and laughter. Tea is boiling over the seal lamps, children playing on the caribou skin beds. Grandmother tells the old stories, everybody has a new one. Home is warm and cozy. It is only when the young ones slip out the door to play outside that we hear the winter wind.

Filmmaker: Zacharias Kunuk, Paulossie Qulitalik, Norman Cohn

Filmmaker Contact: zkunuk@isuma.ca; info@isuma.tv

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 51s

Ts’ahlgid:

carving, homelife, Nunavut (Our Land) Series, storytelling

Languages:

Inuktitut

Location:

Igloolik, NU, Canada

Ḵwaan sda: Jon's Working Channel