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31 August 2018

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Pre Contact 1800

Roman Catholic Mission in Igloolik 1920

    • 28m 56s

      Nunavut (Our Land) Episode 5: Angiraq (Home)

      uploaded by: Norman Cohn

      channel: Transmediale

      Nunavut (Our Land) TV Series Episode 5. Igloolik, Fall 1945. Igloolik, Fall 1945. Akkitiq wakes up to a nice day for seal hunting. The stone house is warm and comfortable. Men pack up the dog team and look for seals on the fresh ice,while women work at home. Sometimes, the squabbling of children leads to trouble among families.

      uploaded date: 27-12-1995

Communities 1980s

    • 58m 23s

      Qaggiq (Gathering Place) 1988

      uploaded by: Norman Cohn

      channel: MICH Living Archives

      First Isuma recreated fiction. A late-winter Inuit camp in the 1930's. Four families build a qaggiq, a large communal igloo, to celebrate the coming of spring with games, singing and drum dancing. A young man seeks a wife. The girl's father says no, but her mother says yes...

      Qaggiq is a part of the Unikaatuatiit (Story Tellers) Series.

      uploaded date: 30-09-1988

Communities 1990s

    • 30m 35s

      Saputi (Fish Traps) 1993

      uploaded by: Norman Cohn

      channel: MICH Living Archives

      Third Isuma recreated fiction, 1993. As summer ends near Igloolik in the 1930's, three families build a saputi to trap fish going upriver for the winter. The days are getting shorter and young people daydream, while waiting for fish to come. But nature is not always predictable....

      Saputi is a part of the Unikaatuatiit (Story Tellers) Series.

      uploaded date: 28-10-1993