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iglu Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit

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26 July 2016

3307 ḵing gan

 Filmed in April 2016 with support of Health Canada's Climate Change and Health Program for Northern First Nations and Inuit Communities, this short film shows reconstruction of an iglu and qarmaq, for the purpose of understanding the ongoing importance of traditional dwellings for the health and safety of northern peoples. Dr. Nancy Mackin project lead with Kitikmeot Heritage Society, Mark Hadlari videography, Attima Hadlari master builder, Tanya Tagaq music used with permission. 

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Sg̱aasguu:

9m 26s

Ts’ahlgid:

architecture, iglu, Inuit qaujimajatuqangit, qarmaq

Location:

Nunavut

Ḵwaan sda: Nancy Mackin

    • 9m 26s

      iglu Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit

      uploaded by: Nancy Mackin

      channel: Nancy Mackin

       Filmed in April 2016 with support of Health Canada's Climate Change and Health Program for Northern First Nations and Inuit Communities, this short film shows reconstruction of an iglu and qarmaq, for the purpose of understanding the ongoing importance of traditional dwellings for the health and safety of northern peoples. Dr.… Read more

      uploaded date: 26-07-2016

    • 1m 31s

      Summer shelter workshop

      uploaded by: Nancy Mackin

      channel: Nancy Mackin

       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.… Read more

      uploaded date: 26-07-2016