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Kiviu's Journey Sister Pelagie M00008-004 _1999

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21 May 2015

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Kiviuq’s Journey
Sister Pelagie

APTN-Our lives our voices
Amaruq


Directed and written by: Martin Kreelak
Producer: Janice Epp, Ole Gjerstad
Produced by: Inuit Broadcasting Corporation
Executive Producer: Debbie Brisebois
Director of Network and Programming: Pitseolak Kilabuk
Narrator: Abraham Tagalik

Segment 1: Kiviuq’s Journey – Kiviuq is a legendary figure across the North. His stories are told in many ways, in many dialects. The stories of Kiviuq hold Inuit tradition together. From Alaska to Greenland, elders tell stories about Kiviuq and his journey home from exile.

Segment 2: This is a documentary about Inuit and how religion came to be established in Inuit communities. Most of the documentary is about residential school abuse to children. Sister Pelagie became the first nun and she talks about residential school and her experience as a nun.

The Inuit Broadcasting Corporation, established in Canada's territory of Nunavut, has been producing Inuit language video, by, for and about Inuit since 1981. This video is from their collection and has been made available on the Internet for your enjoyment through funding provided by the Government of Canada and the Government of Nunavut.
 

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