Nunavut (Our Land) Episode 2: Avaja
Nunavut (Our Land) TV Series Episode 2. Igloolik, Spring 1945. Inuaraq's family finally arrives at Avaja to a warm welcome. Yet, many changes have taken place.
On the hill above the tents, they now find a wooden church and a priest. Sharing the fresh caribou feast, telling stories, Inuit are interrupted by the bell ringing. Inside the church the sermon is clear: Paul 4:22, 'Turn away from your old way of life.'
Filmmaker: Zacharias Kunuk, Norman Cohn
Filmmaker Contact: zkunuk [at] isuma [dot] ca. www.isuma.ca
Producer's Name: Paulossie Qulitalik, Norman Cohn, Zacharias Kunuk
Year of Production: 1995
Distributor Information: Vtape
Region: Igloolik; Nunavut, Canadian Arctic